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After losing their fifth, ninth and tenth babies at different gestations, Jim and Donna Murpy felt called to serve families suffering the loss of a baby. Together, they founded Heaven’s Gain Ministries in Cincinnati. Heaven’s Gain Ministries nationally (HGM) helps families before, during, and after the birth of their baby.

by Michelle Dushesnsky Death is not a lighthearted topic of everyday conversation. Yet, it is something that unites us as human beings. All of us will face death – and, in the meantime, all of us will experience the death of loved ones. Regardless of the circumstances, losing someone is

Bereavement Ministry: A Christian Perspective Course Level: Intermediate Successful completion of this course earns 2.5 CEU’s. General Course Objectives Discovering grief from a Christian perspective Understanding bereavement, grief and loss – development of current understandings Reflecting on personal experiences of grief and loss Responding to people who are bereaved Living

Rachel Statue Gate of Heaven Cemetery (D Tinsman Photo)
Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Montgomery, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, was one of three runners-up for the annual ACE (American Cemetery Excellence) award from American Cemetery & Cremation magazine. “This year’s three runners-up stood out not only for their performance, professionalism and innovation,” the magazine wrote, “but

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph Members of grief counseling groups in Cincinnati area high schools will be hearing a clear message this holiday season: “There will be a time when you feel sad.”