Bereavement Conference


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ), Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Brooklyn, and the Vincentian Center for Church and Society at St. John’s University joined together Nov. 12 to sponsor “Journey to Healing: Grief, Compassion and Hope,” a bereavement conference for those who have suffered a loss as well as those who support the journey. Event panelists included, from left, William Feigelman, Beverly Feigleman, Diane Roscigno, Elaine Stillwell, and Ivy Diamond. Also pictured are: Sister Ellen Patricia Finn, O.P., deputy executive director, CCBQ; Nina Valmonte, director of parish and community, CCBQ; Ingrid Seunarine, director of bereavement services at CCBQ; and Stephen N. Comando, executive director of Catholic Cemeteries.