Early Infant Loss / Miscarriage
Life Issues Series
A helpful resource (PDF) for parents, families and friends who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or loss of child after birth. Suggested materials to support families suffering from an early infant loss:
- Healing Together
- Miscarriage, a book for parents
- Mourning a Miscarriage
- Suffering a Stillbirth or Newborn Death
- Above resources available from Elizabeth Ministry International or order directly from the Respect Life Office.
The Naming Ceremony (PDF) is a ritual act to help those who are mourning the loss of a child to express their sorrow and to find strength and consolation through the gift of faith in Christ and His resurrection to eternal life.
Mass for God’s Children
At different times throughout the year, Masses are celebrated to remember children who have died by miscarriage, stillbirth, and early infant loss. The schedule for Mass for God’s Children is posted on the Respect Life / Pro-Life Office main page. All are welcome to attend.
Finding Hope Ministries
Finding Hope Ministries offers support to families who are struggling with the loss of a child. Located in the Fargo area, they provide grief baskets, intercessory prayer and one-on-one support. For more information contact findinghopeafterloss(at)gmail(dot)com or go to: www.facebook.com/findinghopem