Should You Protect Children From Grief?

Grief and loss due to the death of a loved one are hard to experience and many want to protect children from these emotions by telling them their loved ones have “fallen asleep” or “Jesus took them.” In today’s episode Fr. Chris speaks with Maria Scaros Mercado, a licensed creative arts psychotherapist as well as a board-certified clinical chaplain and pastoral counselor, who reveals the importance of allowing children to grieve and to grieve with you.

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