Before the Funeral
The death of a loved one may come with some added challenges. Remember you are never alone, and regardless of the circumstances, we are here to help. If we are not able to help you directly, we will be able to sign post you to the place where to find help and support.
The last days
Whether you are a believer or not, approaching death can be frightening. If you are being supported by a hospital or a nursing home, they might have chaplains to support you. Fr Antonio, our Vicar, worked as a chaplain for St Christopher’s Hospice, so he is experienced in accompanying people on their last days, and through death. Some other times it is the family who are struggling to deal with the prospect of death. If you need, do not hesitate to get in contact with us.
Death is a holy moment in one’s life. Being anointed, and surrounded by prayers and loved ones can help make the experience peaceful and calm both for the person dying and for the loved ones around them. Whatever time of the day or the night, if you need us, we will be there for you.
Breaking the news to childrens
Death can be a confusing thing for some children. Breaking the news to them can be challenging and difficult for the person doing so, especially because children can ask difficult questions. However, is is best to be done by someone who is close to them. If you need someone to help you prepare for it, and afterwards, we can offer you support for that.