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How to Sanctify Serious Illness and Death

October 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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St Michael the Archangel Faith Formation Event: How to Sanctify Serious Illness and Death

An event for all adults with two identical sessions: Tuesday 10/3 in the Parish Center
– 9:30am-12 Noon
– 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Patrick O’Connell
Deacon Brian Phillips
Mary Beth Phillips

You will learn:
– the Catholic Church’s beautiful teaching on the great and holy purpose of life + death
– how to convert the difficulties surrounding serious illnesses + death into a form of continual prayer
– what the Church teaches about bioethics, and on principle underlying questions on end of life events
– what means or tools the Church provides to help us deal well with illness + death
– how the Advance Care Directive differs from the “Living WIll”
how to counter the misguided arguments behind the secular trend toward euthanasia
– how to talk with your children and friends about these matters, encouraging understanding of life + death

For more info:email Bill Hutson at wehutson@aol.com