Topics : Suffering

When Cancer Hits Your Brother

A supportive sister shares her experience of accompanying her very own brother through the journey of cancer. She relates how despite her initial suffering with the news, eventually she felt that this experience became “a gift in her life. We had always been very close, and his heart-breaking illness and passing away afforded me great […]Read More

Making Sense Out of Suffering

In this interview Fr Stephen Magro, a Maltese Franciscan friar, describes suffering as experienced by the patient, by the medical staff and by the family and dear ones.“Life has a meaning inspite of suffering” says Fr Stephen, who has both experienced suffering himself and also accompanied people in suffering. “Even though we question and don’t […]Read More

She Found Happiness and Peace In Her Illness

SHE FOUND HAPPINESS AND PEACE ALSO IN HER ILLNESS “My illness became an opportunity to know myself. When they told me exactly what I had, I felt as if I fell in an ocean surronded by love and peace. I started the long internal voyage of getting to know myself, my weaknesses, my mistakes but […]Read More

Top Popes’ Quotes About Suffering

TOP POPES’ QUOTES ABOUT SUFFERING 1. Hospitals Should Be The Place Where Suffering Should Be Acknowledged  “The role of hospitals, clinics and convalescent homes… should not merely be institutions where care is provided for the sick or the dying. Above all they should be places where suffering, pain and death are acknowledged and understood in […]Read More

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