Comforting the Bereaved

Comforting the Bereaved

Bereavement Ministry

Our Bereavement Ministry offers compassion and service to families in our community on the occasion of the death of a loved one and in the days and weeks following. Trained ministers meet with families of the deceased to answer questions and plan the Funeral Mass following the family's arrangements with a funeral home. For more information please contact Margaret Teich.


Funeral Masses can be offered at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and at 10 a.m. on Saturdays. Funerals Masses are not offered on Sundays, holy days, or during the Triduum. For more information please contact the parish office.

Grief Share

The journey of grief is a painful process, but you do not need to walk it alone. We would like to encourage you to come to a new, special seminar and support group that features biblical, Christ-centered teaching and focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. The DVD seminar features nationally respected grief experts and real-life stories of people, followed by a small group discussion about what was viewe

Read more: Grief Share

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Contact Information

St. Paul of the Cross

320 South Washington Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Phone: (847) 825-7605
Fax: (847) 825-5186

Mass Schedule


7:30 a.m. - Upper Church
9 a.m. - Upper Church & Holy Family Chapel
10:30 a.m. - Upper Church & Holy Family Chapel
12 p.m. - Upper Church
5:30 p.m. - Upper Church

Monday - Friday

6:25 a.m. - Upper Church
8:30 a.m. - Upper Church


8 a.m. - Upper Church
4:30 p.m. - Upper Church & Holy Family Chapel