Lorene Hanley Duquin is a beloved Catholic author and the grandmother of three little girls and five little boys. She lives in Williamsville, New York, with her husband, Richard.
Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith gives Catholics a meaningful way to help themselves or others through this challenging time. With personal stories, reassuring prayers, and spiritual wisdom, it provides:An understanding of how grief affects -- and can be lightened by -- the heart, soul, and mindThe perspective to sort through difficult physical, emotional, and spiritual feelingsPositive ways to deal with sorrowEmpowering wisdom for building a stronger faithTips for providing comfort to adults, teens, and children who are grieving
A perfect resource for individuals, grief support groups, clergy, and lay ministers alike, Grieving with the Help of Your Catholic Faith offers comfort, empathy, and inspiration that will be relied upon time and time again.
Lorene Duquin, an experienced grief counselor was no stranger to understanding and explaining grief, and had helped many people work through it.
But when she lost her mother she found herself living in an entirely new space.
Grieving the Loss of a Loved One contains 52 powerful, one-page meditations that will help you work through the various aspects of grieving as they did for Lorene herself. The meditations are wide-ranging: they are deeply personal, but yet they address the emotional, physical, mental, spiritual, and social aspects of grief. Rooted in prayer, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and conveying important life lessons, each meditation features:A quote from a well-known figure that speaks to the meditationA brief reflection that expands upon the topic at handA prayerSidebar with a timely quote or anecdote
Walk hand in hand with Lorene and experience the gift of a companion who can walk this painful walk at your side, through this unknown territory, where each passing day seems to reveal a new dimension of pain, loss, confusion but eventually transforms to healing and peace.