Bereavement Ministry

Provides parish support and healing at a time of loss. This ministry extends the hand of our loving God at a time of need.

Mission & Purpose:

The Ministry of Bereavement & Consolation is a care giving group of believers dedicated to the needs of family and friends when they have suffered the loss of a loved one. This ministry is among the first hands to reach out and help others of our community at a difficult time.

The Ministry Includes:

  • Meeting with family in preparing the Funeral Liturgy
  • Participating in the celebration of the Funeral Liturgy (Greeters, Eucharistic Ministers, Servers and Lectors)
  • Providing hospitality support for a reception, if requested
  • Providing follow-up and support to the deceased’s family


Darlene MacDonell
[email protected]




Immaculate Heart of Mary, 537 E Street, Ramona, CA 92065,   Phone: 760-789-0583