Dealing With the Loss of A Child

Date: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm


This Day of Reflection and Prayer offers you peace and support that will help you deal with loss as it affects your life. The day will be directed by Deacon David Schaffer and will provide time for personal prayer as well as sharing.

The Eucharist will be celebrated. 

 Presenter:  Deacon David Schaffer currently ministers at S. John Neumann Parish in Bryn Mawr as well as giving retreats and offering spiritual direction here at the Raphaela Center and in parishes.  Deacon holds a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling and Religious Studies and has presented numerous workshops to persons who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Deacon and his wife Mary experienced the loss of a child during pregnancy in their early marriage. Later, Deacon David’s wife died suddenly, followed six months later by the death of his adult son.

  When:           Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 5:30 pm — 9:30 pm

  Where:           St. Raphaela Center
                        616 Coopertown Road
                        Haverford, PA 19041

  Cost:              $35.00

Deadline Date: Registration is due 1 week prior to the day. To register online now, click HERE. You can also register via email ( or phone (610.642.5715).

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