Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave Saturday to participants in the international conference hosted by the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry. The theme of this year’s convention focused on the elderly who suffer neurodegenerative pathologies. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Than...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
"I am a happy and busy retired person,"said Bishop Jose Luis Redrado. "I have before me a new life, full of experiences which I hope to convert into reality, because there are no age limits …read more
During Mass at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to care for grandparents, for without them there is no future. The Holy Father drew his homily from today’s …read more
The US bishops' annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held December 7-8 in Catholic parishes across the nation. Now in its 26th year, the collection is coordinated by the …read more
Beginning on November 21, 700 people will meet at the Vatican to take part in the 28th International Conference of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers, on the …read more
I attended a funeral today. The man was an only child. He died surrounded by an enormous family. Abbot Owen Purcell, OSB was the seventh abbot of St. Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, KS. As a …read more