Bereavement Events

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Upcoming bereavement events

Annual candle lighting ceremony

candle lighting ceremony Every year on the second Sunday in December, we hold a candle lighting ceremony to honor all children who have died. The Bereavement Program offers this special memorial event as part of The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting®. This global event unites hundreds of thousands around the world in lighting candles for one hour to honor and remember children who have died at any age, from any cause.

Families, friends and staff are welcome to join this special evening of remembrance. For more information about our next ceremony, please contact us at or 215-590-3273.