Ottawa Archbishop's 2016 Charity Dinner: « Preparing for and experiencing a good death »

Posted November 1, 2016 6:28 am by Editor

Ottawa Archbishop's 2016 Charity Dinner: « Preparing for and experiencing a good death »

Archbishop’s Remarks at the 9th Archbishop’s Benefit DinnerOttawa Conference and Event Centre—October 20, 2016Your Excellencies, reverend Fathers, dear Sisters, dear members and friends of the Archdiocese of Ottawa and supporters of those in need of support at the end of their lives:On Good Friday, I heard that my friend John Corston was close to death in a palliative care centre. My episcopal vicar, Father Kerslake, and I drove there to be with him, his family, and friends. About thirty of us crowded around his bed praying, chatting, and reminiscing.Father Geoff and I sang a few hymns and recited prayers for

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