Caring for the Dying with the Help of Your Catholic Faith by Elizabeth Scalia

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In an age where the dying are increasingly seen as a burden on society--where euthanasia is being touted by some as the "moral," as well as convenient choice--this guide will provide fortitude for your journey. The rich tradition of the Catholic Church and the wisdom of others who have been through this experience before you will provide comfort and encouragement.

Use this practical guide to help you:See that your fears, worries, and even the odd moments of humor are perfectly normal and all are part of this process of letting goUnderstand what resources are available through the ChurchFind the right words to answer honest and practical questions

Discover the beauty, grace, and even the joy, that can come from departing this earth on God's time.

Part of the With the Help of Your Catholic Faith... series, Caring for the Dying With the Help of Your Catholic Faith is an excellent resource for family members, friends, hospice volunteers, and other concerned caregivers.

 

About Elizabeth Scalia

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Elizabeth Scalia is a Benedictine Oblate and managing editor of the Catholic Channel at Patheos.com, where she blogs as The Anchoress. She is also a columnist at First Things and for The Catholic Answer. Scalia was a featured speaker at the Vatican's much-noted 2011 meeting with bloggers from around the world and has a multi-media presence that includes contributions to NPR and CBS News Online, and a stint as a regular panelist on the Brooklyn-diocese-produced current events program, In the Arena, seen at NETNY.net. She is the author of Caring for the Dying with the Help of your Catholic Faith, was a contributor to Disorientation: How to Go to College Without Losing Your Mind, and has been involved with the editing of both religious and secular books, most notably, Why We Hate Us: American Discontent in the New Millennium.
 
Published January 21, 2008 by Our Sunday Visitor. 60 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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