Respect Life Ministry
Our Catholic Faith & Spirituality at the End of Life
- Sponsored by Saint Gabriel Catholic Church Respect Life Ministry -
Sat. June 17, 2017, 10 a.m. - Noon
All are encouraged to attend this presentation on living the Catholic understanding of human dignity and the ethical considerations that impact diagnosis, prognosis, and end-of-life-decisions.
Featured Speaker: Nicholas Setliff, PhD, Director of Mission, Bon Secours Richmond Health System, PhD in Philosophy, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO.
Admission is free. Light refreshment will be provided.
Please sign up below if you plan to attend:
Catholic Advance Medical Directives
When you or a loved one are facing difficult medical choices, you can feel very alone and very confused as to what is best to do and what is in keeping with the teachings of your faith. The Catholic Dioceses of Arlington and Richmond have a resource to help: “The Catholic Advance Medical Directives” CLICK HERE to access. (http://www.cdrcmfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Advance-Medical-Directive.pdf)
You also can contact the National Center for Bioethical Issues 24 hours a day/7 days a week for free consultation for specific, time-sensitive questions that cannot wait for regular business hours by calling (215)877-2660. You will speak with a credentialed bioethicist who can share with you the Catholic principles for addressing an ethical dilemma involving health care or the life sciences.