Grief Resources


We pray for all those who have lost loved ones during this time of pandemic, whether to COVID-19 or other causes, and who can’t grieve together. We suggest the below tools for dealing with grief in this time of social distancing.

Grieve and Gather as You Can
Fr. Michael Rossmann, SJ

Talking with a Child About Death by Mary DeTurris Poust

Helping the Bereaved During a Pandemic by Maureen Lyons Andrews

Praying with Grief in a COVID-19 World by Brendan McManus, SJ, and Jim Deeds

Prayer While Grieving by Becky Eldredge

Parenting a Grieving Child: Helping Children Find Faith, Hope, and Healing after the Loss of a Loved One
By Mary DeTurris Poust
Poust provides resources for Catholic parents and other adult helpers who work with children to accompany children as they work through their grief in a healthy way.

Handbook for Those Who Grieve: What You Should Know and What You Can Do During Times of Loss
By Martin M. Auz and Maureen Lyons Andrews

The authors offer concise, practical, topic-based lists and suggestions to guide people toward wise, helpful decision-making in the immediate aftermath of someone’s death.