Support at St. John Nepomucene

St. John Nepomucene Catholic Community has support groups for those with a variety of needs including the loss of a family member, health concerns, imprisonment, addictions or recoveries.


For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, whether it be a spouse, older child or friend.  Meetings are held on a monthly basis, second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in room 11 of the parish office.  (Enter door #9)


Our mission is to provide support and spark HOPE and healing in families as they navigate through their grief journey caused by the loss of a pregnancy or infant loss.

We hold a monthly meeting open to grieving parents and family members seeking peer support. See our Facebook group, Ember of Hope, for meeting details or call the parish office at (920) 788-9061. Our Facebook group is also a place to connect with others who have suffered the loss of a child.

Contact us if you or anyone you know has experienced the loss of a child so we can reach out with prayer and offer support. We can also deliver a care package to a family going through a loss.

We are currently in the process of constructing a Memorial Garden in the St. John Cemetery. Click here for our informational brochure. Click here to purchase a paver stone for the Memorial Garden in memory of your baby.

The Memorial Garden & Burial Site Dedication and the first Burial Service will be held on Sunday, October 16th at 4 p.m. at the Memorial Garden in the St. John Cemetery.

Dignity Health Grief Journey Letter

Resource Guide for Families Facing the Loss of a Baby