Death and Dying

Photo by Michael J. O’Loughlin
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 04, 2019
“How do we treat those things which are sacred? We treat them with care, dignity and respect. The church calls us to do that with our mortal remains as well.”
Terrance Klein September 25, 2019
“Death in life” must happen in this life if we are truly to live. We have to encounter an event that overturns our agenda, our way of being in the world, our very sense of self.
Gary Gately September 23, 2019
What saved me? No simple answers or solutions exist. People in the throes of deep depression cannot see a tomorrow of bright sunshine and love and joy.
Kerry Weber August 30, 2019
‘I was absolutely, unequivocally unaware of Mr. Fuller’s intention’ to kill himself.
Joe Laramie, S.J. August 15, 2019
The car flipped over 10 times. Maybe 15. I woke up to steel smashing against cement, over and over, over and over. Glass shattered and flew in my face and hair.
As a priest, ignoring my own emotions and how they may interact with the joys and pains of another is not an option.