From The Tidings
BY BRENDA MIKHAIL
Wednesday, 25 May 2011 18:02
Trained peer ministers who have experienced a similar loss form the team which primarily facilitates three-day grief resolution workshops and provides pre- and post-weekend support programs, such as “Coping With Life Alone” and “Continued Beginnings.”
The Beginning Experience® ministry was founded by St. Mary of Namur Sister Josephine Stewart who, with her divorced friend, Jo Lamia, developed the original weekend program in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1974. Today, teams in more than 100 communities across the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore facilitate retreats and other activities.
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