Posts Tagged ‘physician assisted suicide’

World Day of the Sick in Year of Mercy

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Fittingly, the Church celebrates the World Day of the Sick each year on February 11, the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, as a reminder not only of that holy place of physical and spiritual healing where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared, but also of her role in leading us to Jesus, who brings us […] [Read more]

Let Us Be Children of Light

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Death is inevitable yet we instinctively seek to avoid it, especially if we envision a lingering and painful death. The losses and changes associated with the progression of a terminal illness often contribute to psychological and spiritual distress that may lead to despair. The care available today, though, including both compassionate spiritual support as well […] [Read more]