Year: 1990 Source: St. Meinrad, Indiana: Abbey Press, (1990). 7p. SIEC No: 19910216

This article explains how to comfort a person suffering from bereavement, an illness, or any other tragedy. The author suggests listening empathetically, accepting intense emotions, giving active support, writing notes to express concern, & gently suggesting counselling, if necessry. A sample of helpful & gently suggesting counselling, if necessary. A sample of helpful & unhelpful comments are also provided.