You Are Not Alone is a Ministry of Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House that offers Hope and Healing for Survivors of Suicide Loss.

Suicide has become so prevalent in today's world, and especially in our local faith community. It's the 2nd leading cause of death in Indiana for ages 15-34, which impacts so many loved ones. We are addressing the emotional, spiritual, and healing journey after suicide loss through this series of programs for loss survivors, including a retreat. These presentations are geared towards adults, however, teens 15 years old & above may attend with a parent or guardian.

You Are Not Alone Series

  • The Emotional Journey of Suicide Loss Survivors - June 25, 2023 4pm–6pm via Zoom - Register Online
  • The Healing Journey Forward - July 30, 2023 4pm–6pm via Zoom - Register Online
  • The Spiritual Journey After Suicide Loss - August 27, 2023 4pm-6pm via Zoom - Register Online

You Are Not Alone Retreat
- A Weekend of Hope and Healing

Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1, 2023

  • Friday 6:30pm - 9pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 8:30pm
  • Sunday 8:30am – 12:30pm

Retreat is led by Christine Turo-Shields, LCSW, EMDR Certified Therapist, Fr. Jim Farrell, Sr. Connie Kramer, SP & Loss Survivors Panel including Judy Proctor and Lisa Thibault, and provides a forum for all faith believers, Catholics in particular, to come together to grieve, share experiences, and learn how God helps them on their journey of survival after a suicide tragedy. Our Weekend Retreat hopes to offer tools to aid in grief work and survival through books, prayer, and activities.

Retreat Registration: $35/Person or $70/ Married Couple
Registration Includes: Program, Meals, Snacks, Guest Room to use during the Program, & Optional Overnight Accommodations are available both Friday and Saturday night, please contact us for arrangements.

To Register online click here or contact our Registrar, Lisa Coons at or (317) 545-7681 with questions on registration.

Click here to download our current brochure with information about the You Are Not Alone Series Sessions and You Are Not Alone Retreat

You Are Not Alone is made possible by contributions of many in our community who are passionate about education on suicide prevention and the need for healing for survivors of suicide loss, including Marian Inc., Kenosis Counseling Center, and O’Riley Funeral Home.

You Are Not Alone events are sponsored by and held at our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E 56th St. Indianapolis, IN 46226

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