St. Stephen will host a memorial Mass, also known as a Mass of remembrance, in honor of our departed children. Please attend if you or someone you know has suffered the loss of a child. The Mass of remembrance will be held in the main church at 6 p.m. A potluck reception and a short presentation on how to support families of child loss will follow in the Parish Life Center. Please RSVP using the link
. You can also use the link to
add a child’s name to the program or volunteer to bring food to the reception. This event is sponsored by the parish's Red Bird Ministries program. Red Bird Ministries
is a Catholic, pro-life, and pro-family grief support ministry that focuses on supporting individuals and couples who have experienced the loss of a child of any age and any circumstance including miscarriage, stillbirth or after birth as an infant, child, adolescent or adult. For more information, email Lauren McAdams at firstname.lastname@example.org.