Beginning Experience® Weekend

The loss of a loved one through separation, divorce, or death is one of life’s most traumatic experiences. Many people who have suffered this loss feel left out by their church, uneasy around married friends, unsure of themselves and uncertain about their futures. This program is intended for those suffering the loss of a love relationship through death, divorce or separation who are ready to come to terms with that loss and begin to move forward with their lives.

The structure of this weekend program helps grieving persons focus on their experience and emerge from the darkness of grief into the light of a new beginning. The program helps deal with the natural grief process and offers an opportunity, through God, for turning the pain of loss into an experience of positive growth. Founded by a Catholic nun and rooted in the Christian tradition, the ministry’s open, inclusive spirit serves those of all faiths.

The program is presented by a team of people who have suffered the loss of a loved one themselves and are willing to share their own experience to help others. Team members lead participants through a series of presentations followed by personal private reflection and small group sharing. A sense of community develops in an atmosphere of care and concern that is a hallmark of each Beginning Experience® weekend. Whether you choose to attend the Beginning Experience® weekend only, or in addition to other support for the single again, the program’s invitational process offers the opportunity to move toward a new beginning in life.

Developed by respected professionals in grief psychology, ministry, education and organizational process, the program is both psychologically and spiritually sound.  To ensure the integrity of the copyrighted program, the Beginning Experience International Ministry Center periodically certifies each peer ministry team worldwide to present the program.

The weekend is the core program and the foundation of the Beginning Experience® ministry.

Weekend programs in the United States and Canada:

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Weekend programs in England, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore:

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Upcoming Events

Republic of Ireland Dublin

Date Begin: May 25, 2018
Date End: May 27, 2018
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USA Tennessee West Tennessee

Date Begin: June 08, 2018
Date End: June 10, 2018
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USA Missouri Greater Kansas City

Date Begin: June 22, 2018
Date End: June 24, 2018
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USA North Dakota Western North Dakota

Date Begin: June 22, 2018
Date End: June 24, 2018
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USA California Los Angeles

Date Begin: July 13, 2018
Date End: July 15, 2018
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USA Texas San Antonio

Date Begin: July 13, 2018
Date End: July 15, 2018
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USA California Los Angeles

Date Begin: September 14, 2018
Date End: September 16, 2018
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USA Iowa Des Moines

Date Begin: September 14, 2018
Date End: September 16, 2018
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USA Pennsylvania Pittsburgh

Date Begin: September 15, 2018
Date End: September 17, 2018
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USA Louisiana Alexandria

Date Begin: September 21, 2018
Date End: September 23, 2018
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Scotland Scotland

Date Begin: October 05, 2018
Date End: October 07, 2018
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England South of England

Date Begin: October 05, 2018
Date End: October 07, 2018
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USA Missouri Greater Kansas City

Date Begin: October 12, 2018
Date End: October 14, 2018
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USA Texas San Antonio

Date Begin: October 12, 2018
Date End: October 14, 2018
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USA California Orange County

Date Begin: October 12, 2018
Date End: October 14, 2018
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USA Louisiana New Orleans

Date Begin: October 19, 2018
Date End: October 21, 2018
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USA Nebraska Omaha

Date Begin: October 19, 2018
Date End: October 21, 2018
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USA Minnesota Rochester/Southeast Minnesota

Date Begin: October 26, 2018
Date End: October 28, 2018
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USA New York Hudson Valley

Date Begin: October 05, 2018
Date End: October 07, 2018
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Republic of Ireland Dublin

Date Begin: November 16, 2018
Date End: November 18, 2018
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England South of England

Date Begin: October 18, 2019
Date End: October 20, 2019
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USA Minnesota Central Minnesota

Date Begin: October 12, 2018
Date End: October 14, 2018
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USA Connecticut Connecticut

Date Begin: September 21, 2018
Date End: September 23, 2018
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