I want you to go to the very bottom of your pain, my love. Let your grief break you apart. (Know that it can only break your illusions and shatter your expectations, it cannot break You.)
Pour yourself into your own broken heart. Breathe into your most terrifying loneliness. You’ll be haunted in the future by everything that you do not touch now. 
Do not fear. I am here. I breathe you when you cannot breathe yourself. I give you the will to go on when you cannot find the will. I help you to bear the unbearable, digest the indigestible. I am at the very pit of your pain, present in the abyss of your despair. I am your unbreakable spirit, your timeless Self. 
If you fear your own disappearance, then disappear! If the ground opens up to swallow you, if the void pulls you in, fall willingly! Surrender, or give up surrendering and just fall. I will catch you, or you will be caught by your own deepest wisdom.
Either way, your pain will not kill you, it will only remove all that is disgusting and false. You will emerge shaken, yes, vulnerable, yes, but new, and wiser, and more real. Know that I am here with you... until the end of time.
- Jeff Foster

If you have any questions or would like to talk to one of our bereavement consultants about your own experiences of grief and loss, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to listen! 
Death does not end the story. Death does not end a relationship


"I should know enough about loss
to realize that
you never really stop missing someone
- you just learn
to live around the huge
gaping hole of their absence."

~Alyson Noel, Evermore ~

“Life is changed not ended
Death does not end our story…

Death does not end our relationships"

Invitation  to Join us for:

'A special mass
to remember the
Fathers and Grandfathers
we love'

Saturday, 31st August 2019

10.30 am - Chapel of Reflection
Liverpool Cemetery

10.30 am - The Pavilion
Kemps Creek Cemetery

12.00 pm - Mary Mother of Mercy Chapel
Rookwood Cemetery

morning tea is provided afterwards

All Welcome

'An opportunity for parents to gather in a safe space
to connect with other parents and share
their experience of grief and bereavement

Meet at:  Dooleys Catholic Club - Banksia Room
11 Church Street, Lidcombe

First Monday of the Month
10.00am till 12.00pm

Morning Tea is provided

For all enquiries and RSVP contact Patricia 0438 263 036 or
Sigrid 0412 811 206

Sponsored by Bereavement Grief Care Team
  For urgent help or information call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyondblue on 1300 22 4636.
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