The Hosparus Grief Counseling Center, the Interfaith Paths to Peace and the Louisville Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide prevention will host "Hope and Healing," a program to remember those who have died violent deaths such as homicide, suicide or tragic accident, 4 to 6:15 p.m., Sunday, March 9 at the Muhammad Ali Center, 144 North Sixth St. in Louisville.
4 to 5:30 p.m. Healing Space
Individuals, families and children are invited to come to the Healing Space (any time between 4 and 5:30 p.m.), where they will have an opportunity to create a memorial in honor of the person who died. Materials will be provided. Counselors and trained volunteers will be available to help. Participants are invited to bring a picture and/or mementos of the person(s) who died, to be included in a memorial display during the Ceremony of Hope.
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Ceremony of Hope
The memorials made during the Healing Space time will be displayed, and a Ceremony of Hope with readings and music will take place to honor and celebrate the lives of the people being remembered.
To RSVP, contact the Hosparus Grief Counseling Center at 456-5451.
"Hope & Healing" is possible through the generosity of the Muhammad Ali Center and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.