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Grief Support Programs

Nancy Weil
Director of Grief Support

Hope after Heartache: Tools for Living with Loss

A grief support group designed to provide you with the support you need and the tools to help you cope.

First and Third Monday of the month

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Dr., Cheektowaga

First and third  Tuesday of the month

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Mount Olivet Cemetery Office, 4000 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore

Bereavement Lecture Series will begin again in the spring. 

Kay Rich presenting


Fifth Tuesday Potluck Dinner

Will not be held in December. Our next potluck will be on March 29, 2016

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Mount Olivet Cemetery

4000 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore

$8 to cover the cost of dinner – bring a dessert or drink to share

Reservations required:  873-6500

Carolyn Zimmermann leading drum circle

Drum4Health Drum Circle 

Please call for date of next program.

Drumming has been shown to be a great way to release pent up emotions from the pain of grief. Open to all ages. Facilitated by Carolyn Zimmermann

BOND – Bridging Out in New Directions

A social support group for those who are grieving. Take part in various activities with men and women who share similar thoughts and experiences.

Call to request a list of upcoming events be mailed to you.

Next Step Dinner Club

Held monthly at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, call Nancy Weil, Director of Grief Support, at 716-873-6500

Public Presentations

Catholic Cemeteries of Buffalo has professional staff that is available to address your group free of charge. We have a variety of topics we regularly present from funeral and burial options to “Simply Live, Simply Love.” Please call if you need a speaker at your next community function or for additional topics available.