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on December 9

   After the loss of a spouse through death or divorce, even those well on their way to an adjusted lifestyle can find the holiday season challenging.  Please join us on Saturday, December 9 for a festive Christmas tea and presentations. The program begins 1 pm (check-in starts at 12:30 pm) and concludes with a Vigil Mass at 4 pm.

   This event will take place at the Blanchette Catholic Center in Crest Hill. The $15 fee can be paid at the door with cash or a check payable to Diocese of Joliet.  To register, call 815-838-5334, email  familyministry@dioceseofjoliet.org or register online at http://conta.cc/2hkJLiU .  Reservations are required by December 1.  

Single Through Loss (STL) is an inter–parish committee of the Office of Family Ministry of the Diocese of Joliet whose members include support group leaders of “Divorce and Beyond, the “Joyful Again” widowed ministry, and other peer support groups in the diocese.  Events are rotated at various locations throughout the diocese.

 STL’s mission is to provide spiritual enrichment and networking opportunities for widowed and divorced Catholics who have passed through the initial stages of grief and are ready to begin a new chapter in their lives.  STL meetings are open to individuals of all denominations who are respectful of faith-based values.