Miscarriage/Stillbirth/Early Infant Loss

You created my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Psalm 139

Losing a child is a diffcult cross to bear, and parents who lose a child before or shortly after birth often suffer silently.  If you are in this situation, we hope the following resources will be of help.

Miscarriage Handbook

This resource was written by our Pro-life Office and contains some helpful local resources and Q&A.

Mass of Innocents

This Mass is celebrated annually by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann to commemorate the lives of those children lost before or shortly after birth. This year, it will be September 29, 2019 at Holy Spirit in Overland Park. 

In Loving Remembrance

This 4-week course was written by local therapist Mary Helen Dennihan and is faciliated by local Deacon Couples. For the latest dates, click the link. 

Catholic Cemeteries of NE KS

Catholic Cemeteries offers resources for families dealing with the loss of a child through miscarriage and stillbirth. 




Contact the Office of Marriage and Family Life


This program is funded by generous donors to the Archbiship's Call to Share.    

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