Posts about death

Come Receive the Light

Preparing for the Unexpected in Life

Have you or someone you know experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death? In her book, Naming the Child: Hope-Filled Reflections on Miscarriage,…

Oct 28, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Surviving Miscarriage and Trusting the Process

Joe and I started trying to get pregnant in April. But I did not expect to conceive so quickly. Having received chemotherapy to treat my multiple sclerosis,…

Sep 15, 2016
The Sounding Blog

A Right to Die?

A woman in Holland, suffering from severe PTSD because of childhood sexual abuse is put to death – euthanized – because doctors decide her condition…

May 22, 2016
Come Receive the Light

God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at…

Apr 01, 2016
The Sounding Blog

The Mystery of Death and Resurrection

During the past several months, I have have gotten hooked on the soundtrack to the newest Broadway hit musical, Hamilton. Historically meticulous and…

Mar 23, 2016
Be Renewed in Christ

Facing Death and Judgment

FACING DEATH AND JUDGMENT This past week I spoke with a 62 year old woman who is dying. Several months ago her doctors told her that she has six months…

Mar 14, 2016
Be Renewed in Christ

Sunday’s Gospel: Blessed New Year’s Resolutions 

      What are some New Year’s resolutions you made this year? It is now Day 3 of the New Year – are you still staying faithful to the…

Jan 05, 2016
Be Transfigured

We Can Live Through the Pain

Be Transfigured – We Can Live Through the Pain Many ask, “If God doesn’t give us more than we can handle, the why do people starve to death?”…

Nov 10, 2015
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Heavenly Shore

“Through prayers and acts of charity for the departed, Christians demonstrate the relationship between this world and the world to come. The Church in…

Nov 02, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Surrendering to Christ

Have you been told to “Let go and let God”? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Albert Rossi, a clinical psychologist who teaches courses in pastoral…

Aug 06, 2015