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  • National Children’s Memorial Day-Louisville

  • Grief Counseling
Sponsored by Hosparus Health & Kourageous Kids

First Unitarian Church*
809 S. Fourth St. • Louisville, Kentucky 40203

*At the corner of 4th & York – parking is adjacent to the church

4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Healing Space
The community is invited to make luminaries in memory of children (of any age, including perinatal loss) who have passed away. This activity celebrates the light that they continue to be in our lives. Participants are encouraged to bring pictures and other mementos of their child to create an area of quiet remembrance, gratitude and reflection throughout the afternoon.

6:45 p.m. Remembrance and Candle Lighting Ceremony
The community is invited to a Candle Lighting Memorial coinciding with similar celebrations in every time zone across the globe. Names of all children will be read throughout the afternoon and again during the Candle Lighting Ceremony.

Registration is preferred by calling the Hosparus Health Grief Counseling Center at 502-456-5451 or register online at

If you are unable to attend:
You are invited to request a luminary be made in celebration of your child and/or submit a child’s name to be read in the Healing Space. Luminaries will be mailed to those families who provide their complete mailing address. Requests must be received no later than Thursday, December 5th. Contact the Grief Counseling Center at 502-456-5451, or email: