Dying, Death, and Beyond

DYINg, DEATH, and BEYOND: A CATHOLIC RESPONSE

March 14-16, 2024
Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Cincinnati)
University of Dayton

Sponsored by the Offices of the Diaconate, Respect Life Ministry, and Divine Worship & Sacraments, with Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Join fellow parish bereavement ministers, priests, deacons, cemetery chaplains, and all who serve grieving families for a workshop of continuing formation. Fr. Stephen Wilbricht, CSC will lead us in reflection upon our baptismal call to accompany the bereaved. In addition, this workshop will provide opportunities for continuing education on celebrating the funeral liturgy well, helping parishioners pre-plan their funeral liturgies, make end of life decisions, and more!  

The same content will be offered in both Dayton and Cincinnati with options for evening and weekend to accommodate as many bereavement ministers as possible. Join us in Dayton all day on Friday OR in Cincinnati on Thursday evening and Saturday morning.

Thurs, March 14, 7pm-9pm: Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Baptismal Ecclesiology with Fr. Stephen Wilbricht

Fri, March 15, 9am-3pm: University of Dayton

Morning: Baptismal Ecclesiology with Fr. Stephen Wilbricht

Afternoon: Celebrating the Funeral Rites (for clergy) or Leading a Pre-Planning Workshop for Your Parishioners (for bereavement ministers)

Sat, March 16, 10am-Noon: Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Celebrating the Funeral Rites (for clergy) or Leading a Pre-Planning Workshop for Your Parishioners (for bereavement ministers)

COST: $14

Fr. Stephen Wilbricht, CSC is Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College and the author of Baptismal Ecclesiology and the Order of Christian Funerals.

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