Grief support sessions scheduled


WILTON — “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” aims to help people after a loved one’s death. A free seminar will take place Sunday, Dec. 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. at St. Mary Church in Wilton. A free seminar also will take place at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Durant Nov. 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. The sessions feature video interviews with counselors, grief experts and others who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance.

Participants will discover what emotions to expect in coming days, how to prepare for the holidays, how to manage relationships and socials and how the holidays can help participants heal. A book with daily readings offering additional insights will be available. For more information, contact Father James Vrba at (563) 732-2271 or

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