Support Groups

Our Lady of Hope Parish, Blackwood, Grief Support Ministry sessions, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. in the St. Luke Room of the parish center. Anyone interested, call Sophie Cermak, 856-228-2764 to reach her directly or leave a message.

Grief Support Group sponsored by Infant Jesus Parish for all adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one through death, will begin a ten week session, Wednesday April 3, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center at St. Margaret Church, 845 Third St., Woodbury Heights. For info/registration, contact Ann, 856-686-0645.

Holy Child Parish, Runnemede, grief support group, Tuesdays, through April 23 (8 weeks) from 6-7:30 p.m., in the parish office building between St. Teresa school and church. Call or email Dawn for info: 609-405-2745,

“Mourning Journey,” a grief support group, spring session on Thursdays.  This group is open to any adult who is grieving/mourning the loss of a loved one, whether it is recent or not. Three compassionate  diocesan certified ladies facilitate the group which runs approximately 10 weeks on consecutive Thursday evenings.  It is sponsored by the Parish of All Saints, Millville.  We will meet in the Spiritual Center at 7 until 8:30 p.m.  One does not need to be Catholic to participate, so spread the word to someone whom might benefit from this program.  Those who have participated in the past have indicated that it has been very beneficial to them.  Having the opportunity to share one’s grief, mourning, thoughts, tears, and even laughter with others who are going through a similar situation is very therapeutic.  We distribute a textbook and journal to all participants, free of charge, written by the well respected expert on the subject of grief and mourning Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.  Space is limited to 10 persons.  To register or for more information, contact Ellen at 856-825-8195 or the parish rectory at 856-825-0021.

Divorce and Beyond helps those already divorced or who have filed for divorce to understand the processes and emotions of divorce and annulment, and offers hope through pathways to growth, will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 176 Stagecoach Road, Sicklerville, Wednesday sessions, from 7-9 p.m. Contact: Charlotte at

Church of the Incarnation, Mantua offers Peer Support for anyone affected by drug addiction. Meets every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at The Church of Incarnation, Mantua, NJ. All are welcome to attend. Additional information, 609-617-9959.

Bereavement meetings for widows and widowers, every Monday, 7 p.m., Resurrection Catholic School, Cherry Hill. For more information call Teresa Gizzie, 856-931-1633, leave message if no answer; or Sharon, 856-854-7540.

Grief Support Group sponsored by St. Joachim’s Comfort in Grief Ministry for all adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one through death. Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m., St. Anne Rectory, 213 Woodbine Avenue, Westville. Sessions are free (small cost for companion books). For information or to register, contact Barbara Haus, 856-931-8843.

DivorceCare, weekly seminar and support group for separated or divorced persons, Queen of Heaven Convent, Cherry Hill, Mondays, 6-8 p.m., $20 fee for workbook. To register contact Alyse Stiles-Gick, or Pat Slater, 856-667-2440 x327.

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