Grief Support

Fleming Island

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Fleming Island)


13-week program
Thursday evenings at the parish or parish center (TBD)
Beginning January 7, 2021

For more information:  Sharon Mullady (904) 269-2475,


Holy Family Catholic Church (Jacksonville)

Holy Family’s GriefShare Seminar meets from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. every Thursday for 13 weeks beginning September 16, 2021, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Life Center Room 211 located at 9800 Baymeadows Road. Please call Kevin Gartland at (904) 614-7480 for questions or if you would like more information about the GriefShare seminar at Holy Family. Due to the delicate subject matter, the meetings are only for adults.

To register please visit:

For more information: Kevin Gartland at or (904) 614-7480.

Resurrection Catholic Church

3383 N. University Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32277
(904) 744-0833

Grief support program incorporating “Seasons of Hope” Sundays 12:00 noon , Conference room 2, starting November 14, 2021

For more information: Barbara Handzel at or (904) 703-7893

St. Joseph Catholic Church

GriefShare is a video seminar series that features some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on grief and recovery topics as seen from a biblical perspective. The video seminars are combined with support- group discussion of the materials presented during the video. Please call (904) 318-9308 if you have any questions or would like more information about the GriefShare seminar. 

Currently, St. Joseph’s GriefShare meeting will begin September 21, 2021, at the Cody Enrichment Center, 4152 Loretto Rd. 32223 on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. COVID-19 guidelines are encouraged with masking and social distancing.

Surviving the Holidays session will take place on Saturday, November 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This one-day video-based event is designed to help people cope in difficult holiday seasons.  

For more information: Donna Wilkey (904) 629-3955 and Gail Carpenter (904) 318-9308

Jacksonville Beach

St. Paul Catholic Church (Jacksonville Beach)

Suspended since March 2020 – will resume in person when feasible

Hope for Bereaved Support group for those grieving the death of a loved one.  Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm in the St Paul’s Family Life Center Room 102. 

For more information: Kathy Borkowski, 553-8933

Orange Park

St. Catherine Catholic Church

Monthly evening meetings

For more information:  Deacon Ralph Martinez (904) 264-0577

Ponte Vedra

Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church

Monthly evening meetings, 2nd Thursday
Currently via Zoom

For more information:  Annelie Welch  (904) 234-8861 and Leslie Montoya (904) 613-0222

St. Augustine

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church

Grief support program incorporating “Seasons of Hope”

Tuesdays at the Parish
2:00-3:00 P.M.

For more information: Maureen Cammareri at (904)325-2654 or email at 

St. Anastasia Catholic Church

Grief support group

Wednesdays in the Community Center
1:30-3:30 pm

Its purpose is to help those who have lost a loved one work through the grieving process. Members can participate at their own pace, with no pressure to talk if they do not feel comfortable doing so. The Group is comprised of members who have experienced various emotions since their loss. It provides a safe place for people to mourn their loss and an opportunity to be heard, helped and cared for.

For more information: Mary Hamlett at 904-471-7265.