Local GriefShare Support Group

Griefshare: Surviving The Holidays Seminars

Visit holyfamilywoodruff.org for more information or call 715-356-6284 Lyn ext. 155 or Holly ext. 168

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Pre-Christmas SeminarDecember 4th, 10am - Noon

Pre-Christmas Seminar
December 4th, 10am - Noon

GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death.

Holy Family Catholic Church will be hosting this non-denominational seminar before the Christmas holidays on Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The session will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 8950 County Highway J, Woodruff. Pre-registration is encouraged at least one week prior to the seminar date.

The cost is $5.00 to cover the cost of the Survival Guide that accompanies the seminar. Child care is not available.

The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance. These people share honestly on these issues: 

  • Being prepared for surprising emotions that may hit over the holidays
  • What to do about traditions and other coming changes 
  • How to handle holiday parties and invitations 
  • How to survive potentially awkward moments with other people 
  • Where to find comfort, strength, and hope in a seemingly hopeless time 

Those who attend will receive a Survival Guide filled with practical tips, encouraging words, journaling ideas, and exercises for daily help through the holiday season. 

Social distancing will be practiced, and masks are required.

For more information and to register, call Holly Dionne (Extension 168) or Lyn Baumgartner (Extension 155) at (715) 356-6284.


November - December 2021

November 6th, from 10:00 a.m. until noon

December 4th from 10:00 a.m. until noon

The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance. These people share honestly on these issues: 

  • Being prepared for surprising emotions that may hit over the holidays
  • What to do about traditions and other coming changes 
  • How to handle holiday parties and invitations 
  • How to survive potentially awkward moments with other people 
  • Where to find comfort, strength, and hope in a seemingly hopeless time 

Those who attend will receive a Survival Guide filled with practical tips, encouraging words, journaling ideas, and exercises for daily help through the holiday season. 

Social distancing will be practiced, and masks are required.

Holy Family Offers Grief Support Program

Healing and Hope! Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend.

Please join us, even if you can’t attend every session!

What you can expect:

  • A non-denominational support group
  • Biblical concepts for healing
  • A warm, caring environment
  • Perspectives from leading grief recovery experts
  • Small group discussion
  • Journaling and personal study exercises