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Franciscan Health to hold Little Angels Memorial Service on Wednesday at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields will hold a Little Angels Memorial Service for the young lives lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or newborn death at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Glenwood.

When a patient experiences a miscarriage or fetal demise, Franciscan Health buries those remains at Assumption Catholic Cemetery as part of the hospital’s Franciscan Values, one of which is “Respect for Life.”

The final resting place for these tiny lives is a special area, which includes a memorial marker and meditation bench, within the Infants and . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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