Ministry of Consolation


Are you being called to join the ministry of consolation?

What does the Ministry of Consolation do?

  • Helps with funerals and comforts grieving families

  • Sends condolence cards to the bereaved

  • Provides the New Day Grief Support Group

  • Provides the Divorce Recovery Support Group

  • Helps with Masses for the Anointing of the Sick

  • Provides presentations about coping with grief and loss

  • Supports the annual bilingual Mass of Remembrance on All Souls Day

Here's what you need to be commissioned as a Minister of Consolation:

  • A desire to help those who are grieving

  • Meeting with Ministry of Consolation leader

  • Safe Environment clearance

  • Diocesan grief training 

Here's what you can expect as a Minister of Consolation:

  • Joy from serving others

  • Team spirit and support

  • Monthly team meetings (2nd Monday at 7 pm)

  • Annual retreat

  • Continuing education

  • Two team parties (January and August)

 There's much to do -- He could be calling you! 

For information on how to join, contact:

Marilee Schmelzer 972-804-4775

Suzie Whitehead at 940-453-6358

We pray for the help and guidance of the Holy Spirit in all of our activities, that we will serve Jesus by serving others, and that we will live our lives in a way that is pleasing to our Heavenly Father.