Support Groups

Carrying a Heavy Heart?

Find joy in the midst of adversity, the role of faith and hope in healing, the importance of forgiveness and healing emotional wounds.

St. Catherine of Siena Miscarriage and Loss of Infant: One-to-one support for those who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, still birth or neonatal death.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Grief Support: This ministry provides faith-based support and reaches out to those in our community who are struggling with the loss of a loved one, illness in the family and other life issues. One-to-one and group support are offered free of charge. (Next group starts Saturday, October 15)

St. Peregrine Cancer Support Group: Enlightened by our faith, participants encourage one another by praying, listening and sharing stories while learning SMP offers free cycles of meetings for cancer patients, survivors, family members, friends or a caregivers for someone with cancer. (Currently ongoing)

Alzheimer’s Support Group: Do you have family members or friends diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia? If so, join a Small Faith Sharing Group to sustain each other through prayers and fellowship. We meet on Mondays, 10:30–11:30am in Parish Center room 6. 

Questions about SMP support groups? Contact Bene Reece at or (360) 292-7143.

Support groups are free and open to anyone—Catholic or not.