Comforting the Bereaved

Comforting the Bereaved


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: GriefShare

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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.


Please visit our bereavement website for help with funeral planning.


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.

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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

Mass Schedule

UC = Upper Church
HFC = Holy Family Chapel 

Monday - Friday

6:25 am UC

8:30 am UC


8:30 am UC - weekday Mass

4:30 pm UC - vigil


7:30 am UC

9:00 am UC

10:30 am UC and HFC

12:00 pm UC