Community gathers together at St Catherine's Hospice Memory Meadow

Published: 21 Jun 2019

Around 200 people joined St Catherine's Hospice for their annual Memory Meadow event in Reigate’s Priory Park on Saturday (15 June.)

Led by Reverend Lisa Rainier, Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Lead at St Catherine’s, the event gave people, of all ages, a chance to remember someone they love.  

The event, which included live music and readings, took place next to the tranquil Memory Meadow, which sits as a living tribute to loved ones near Priory Park’s lake.

People also remembered someone special by writing messages to hang on a memory tree, and children decorated plant pots. Everyone attending was given a pack of sunflower seeds to take home. And it’s hoped the sunflowers will remind people of bright and colourful memories with loved ones as they grow.

Reverend Lisa Rainier said: “I’d like to thank everyone who joined us at Memory Meadow. And I hope people gained comfort from coming together with others in their community to remember someone special to them."

As well as caring for local terminally ill people, St Catherine’s provides counselling, bereavement and spiritual support to their families and friends. Memory events and public bereavement groups in Crawley and Oxted are part of the care that the local hospice offers people to help them through the most difficult of times.

If you would like to find out more about St Catherine's please visit: www.stch.org.uk.

About us

Our mission is to help you grow & evolve as a business.
That also means supporting local business growth & providing a united voice in the Gatwick Diamond.
We're aiming for excellence.
Our method is proactive & determined.
Our approach? Personal & engaging.

Get in touch

Tel: 01293 440088

Membership enquiries, new and existing:
mandi@gatwickdiamondbusiness.com

Event information and booking:
events@gatwickdiamondbusiness.com

To ensure we give you the best experience on our website we use Cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. However, if you continue without changing your settings we will presume you are happy to receive all cookies on the gdb website. Continue