Consolation/Bereavement Ministry

The Consolation and Bereavement Ministry at OLQM works under the supervision of Bishop Sanchez, Father Passenant, and Pastoral Care Administrator Dennis Portelli. The Consolation Ministry assists families in preparation for the Christian Funeral Rite of the Church. We update the Funeral Liturgy Planner and Music Selection sheets as well as provide additional support to families during this difficult time for them.

Resources for Making Funerals Arrangements at OLQM

Bereavement Support
Fr. Radu Titonea, chaplain at Forest Hills Hospital, periodically leads Monday evening bereavement meetings at our parish in our rectory basement meeting room. The next scheduled meeting is on May 23 @ 7PM. RSVP required. If you are interested in attending, please call ahead to our rectory, 718-268-6251. Future meeting dates and times will be announced here and in the church bulletin.

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, we recommend the Sacred Heart parish bereavement group in Glendale. They meet once a month. Call Nancy Baer at Sacred Heart parish, 718-821-3285, for information about the meeting dates, times, and location. 


Related Information
Christian Funeral Rite of the Church
Pastoral Care Group at OLQM


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