Topics : Death

The Death Of My Younger Brother

A supportive sister says “it was a privilege to have helped her younger brother die well as she accompanied him during a terminal illness. It must have been late October or early November when I braced myself: “How long does he still have to live? The consultant’s voice was low, and her look searching: “A […]Read More

Pope Quote About Death

POPE QUOTE ABOUT DEATH “Not only man is tormented by pain and by the advancing deterioration of his body, but even more so by a dread of perpetual extinction. He rightly follows the intuition of his heart when he abhors and repudiates the utter ruin and total disappearance of his own person. He rebels against […]Read More

Does Time Heal Grief?

Does Time Heal Grief? In this article, bereavement specialist Ms Bernardette Briffa says that giving yourself the permission and the time to grieve is imperative to heal from grief and loss. She gives six helpful tips to deal with unfinished grief. Goodbye means “ouch!” Saying goodbye is always stressful. If you’ve ever had to say it, […]Read More

The Death Of My Old Mother

Two days after Christmas, she had not woken at half-past six, as usual, to recite the rosary with the radio, and then, hear mass through the same medium. “Mother . . . . mother . . . .” There was no answer. She didn’t even move. I looked into her face: her eyes were an […]Read More

When Happens When You Die?

Fr Paul Chetcuti SJ  explains the meaning and the Catholic vision of afterlife and heaven, of what happens when you die.  “Afterlife is pure relationship without the brokenness we experience in this world..” When I die, I will be liberated from my bodily needs because relationship itself becomes the beginning and the end of all that I am. In […]Read More

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