You created my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Psalm 139
Losing a child is a diffcult cross to bear, and parents who lose a child before or shortly after birth often suffer silently. If you are in this situation, we hope the following resources will be of help.
This resource was written by our Pro-life Office and contains some helpful local resources and Q&A.
MASS OF INNOCENTS
Save the date for the 2024 Mass of Innocents: October 20th at 1pm at Holy Spirit, Overland Park. No RSVP is required, and a light reception follows.
Red Bird offers a variety of resources to Catholic parents who have lost children of all ages.
This 4-week course was written by local therapist Mary Helen Dennihan. It can be used privately by individuals/couples, or run in a small group setting. If you would like help with starting a group in your parish, contact Libby DuPont email@example.com.
Catholic Cemeteries offers resources for families dealing with the loss of a child through miscarriage and stillbirth