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About a month ago Twitter got lit up with superheroes. The actors playing the Avengers all tweeted pictures of support for a man dying of cancer, who is a lifelong comic book fan. Through a creative use of social media, Sophie Caldecott was able to harness the Marvel universe for her dad, who was diagnosed with pro...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
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
At 4 pm on the Solemnity of All Saints, the Holy Father celebrated Mass at the entrance of Rome’s Cemetery of Verano, and then led a special prayer for the deceased and the blessing of the …read more
Here is a Vatican Radio translation of the homilly Francis gave Monday at a Mass he celebrated for cardinals and bishops who have died in the last year. * * * In the spiritual atmosphere of …read more
Here is the Oct. 11 statement from the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada in response to the British Columbia Court of Appeal Decision on assisted suicide. * * * In a long-awaited decision …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: It was always said that a priest could impart an …read more