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End of Life Issues
The New York State Catholic Conference has an excellent web site addressing end of life issues, Please view the information using this link: http://www.catholicendoflife.org
Created in God’s image and likeness, the human family shares in the dominion that Christ manifested in His healing ministry.
- Through science the human race comes to understand God’s wonderful work
- Through technology it must conserve, protect, and perfect nature in harmony with God’ purposes
- Health care professionals pursue a special vocation to share in carrying forth God’s life-giving and healing work
-For more details, see the 2009 document, Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.
-Also see the USCCB document, “The Holy See’s Responses on Nutrition and Hydration for Patients in a ‘Vegetative State'”.
No Conversation is More Profound
Now and at The Hour of Our Death, Catholic Guidance for End of Life Decision Making – Talking about death and dying can be difficult and uncomfortable, yet perhaps no conversations are more profound or necessary for all of us. End-of-life decisions are among the most challenging we will ever face. Refer to this comprehensive website for state by state information, directives, videos and resources.