Archive for September, 2012

Care and Share Bereavement Retreat

Friends of Hospice Ottawa is pleased to offer a second Care and Share Bereavement Retreat on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the Galilee Retreat Centre in Arnprior.

The Bereavement Retreat is open to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one and is a day of sharing, encouraging and nurturing.  There is no cost for the day, however space is limited and registrations are due by September 24, 2012.

Please contact Kristina Voth-Childs at for further information.

A poster and registration form are linked below:

Bereavement Retreat Poster October 2012

Bereavement Retreat Registration Form October 2012

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We need not walk alone

Our friends at the Kamloops chapter of The Compassionate Friends have shared a copy of their latest newsletter. It contains poems and reflections on loss written by parents and family members who are grieving for a child or sibling.

The newsletter may be downloaded in pdf format by clicking the link below:

Kamloops Chapter Autumn 2012 Final

Thank you, Kamloops.

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