Attentive to special circumstances surrounding the deaths of children, accidental deaths, AIDS-related deaths, suicides, and death after a long illness, Console One Another describes dynamic and healing ways for the sensitive parish community to minister to the bereaved in their midst. This commentary on the new Order of Christian Funerals fulfills the ritual's vision for including the bereaved in the Church's response to their loss and grief.
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This book is a wonderful expression of how to do rituals. It is an excellent explanation of the Catholic funeral ritual. This ritual is now ten years old and this book is a prime source for appreciating the impact grief ministry has had for Catholics due to this ritual. Innovations, options, interpretations are clearly presented in Console One Another by the author who is a well known counselor, lecturer, and pastor.