Tag: miscarriage

Couple writes resource for those grieving the loss of a child to miscarriage

Couple writes resource for those grieving the loss of a child to miscarriage

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Laura and Franco Fanucci, members of St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove, were asked to write a Catholic resource on miscarriage. Hoping to bring good from their own experience of grief in losing twin daughters shortly after their birth two years ago, and losing a baby to miscarriage in 2013, they agreed.

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A month to pray, respect and remember

A month to pray, respect and remember

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

What surprised me most was not that she had carried her grief quietly for half a century.

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Stillwater mother’s Tiny Treasures ministry clothes babies born and gone too soon

Stillwater mother’s Tiny Treasures ministry clothes babies born and gone too soon

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tiny handmade hats, gowns and cloth diapers fill an entire room of Christelle Hagen’s workshop. The soft material is fitting for any newborn. But these garments are made for the frailest of babies — those whose parents must clothe them for burial rather than home.

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Support for miscarriage; lamp for Blessed Sacrament

Support for miscarriage; lamp for Blessed Sacrament

| Father Kenneth Doyle | January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. Until my own personal experience in losing a child, I had no realization as to how deeply a miscarried baby can touch one’s heart. I am still puzzled that the Catholic Church does not have something more formal for grieving parents after a miscarriage occurs. Are there any resources, prayers or rituals available for the numerous parents who sit with empty arms?

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Miscarriage website adds Catholic component

Miscarriage website adds Catholic component

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sara Rogers and Jessica Shurts’ shared belief that no one should have to face a miscarriage alone spurred them to help others. Together and with outside help, they created a website — www.catholicmiscarriagesupport.com — with information they wished they would have had.

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‘Just one life’ can make an incredible impact

‘Just one life’ can make an incredible impact

| Sharon Wilson | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Blessing a child in the womb, grieving the loss of a miscarriage, honoring a child through a naming memorial — all of these efforts help to combat society’s insistence on evaluating the worth of a persons’ life based on what they can do.

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Waiting for a baby: on Advent and adoption

Waiting for a baby: on Advent and adoption

| Christina Capecchi | December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mike and Maria Slavik are embracing Advent, a season of anticipation, of waiting and praying for a baby that changes everything.

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