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Bereavement Lecture Series

Bereavement Lecture Series

Monthly topics to educate and comfort those who grieve.

Natural Herbal Remedies
Paula Greene D'Amico, Owner of Blessings by Nature
Tuesday, April 21
7:00 p.m.  Mount Olivet Cemetery
Help heal your heart, lift your spirits, re-ignite energy and celebrate life through the use of dried plants and herbs. From herbal teas to poultices, learn how to use plants to feel better now. 

Nutrition for Life
Shannon Traphagen, Associate Editor of Buffalo Healthy Living & Food Writer
Tuesday, May 17
7:00 p.m. Mount Olivet Cemetery
You don't just eat to live, you eat to feel healthy and nourish the mind, body and soul. Improve your eating habits with a few simple steps and counteract the desire for sugars and other unhealthy foods.

The Soul of Compassion
Jesse Wicher, Founder of Holistic Arts Buffalo
Monday, June 20
4:00 p.m. St. Aloysius Gonzaga 
During times of grief, the need for understanding yourself and others and acting with compassion is imperative. Realizing that everyone has a deep, shared desire for goodness, and that nobody wants to suffer, allows you to respond to life's challenges with greater wisdom and kindness.

Grief support groups are offered the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at St. Aloysius Gonzaga in Cheektowaga at 4 p.m.  and the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kenmore at 7:00 p.m.  For more information, please call Nancy Weil, Director of Grief Support, at 716-873-6500.