Being Prepared Ensures Your Final Wishes Are Followed

Conversations about illness, death and dying are never easy.

Whether death comes suddenly or after prolonged illness, most of us are not comfortable discussing our medical wishes or end-of-life plans with our loved ones. However, being prepared ensures that your final wishes are followed.

It’s important for you and your loved ones to understand the Church’s teachings on end-of-life decisions.

May 2021 Live Seminar

The Conversation Live Seminar

The Catholic Foundation is hosting The Conversation, a live seminar that provides a Catholic perspective on End-of-Life Issues.

Click here for specific information about individual seminar topics and speakers:

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When

Saturday, May 15, 2021
10am – 2pm

Where

St. Mary's Catholic Parish – School Gymnasium
727 S. Travis Street
Sherman, Texas

 

There will be a series of conversations about how advance planning on your part keeps your family from having to make these difficult decisions and offers your entire family peace of mind.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy D’Alise by calling 972-331-1645 or emailing: theconversation@catholicfoundation.com.

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February 2021 Online Webinar Series

The Conversation Online Webinar Series

In February, The Catholic Foundation hosted The Conversation, a four-part live online webinar series that provided a Catholic perspective on End-of-Life Issues.

Five speakers delivered a series of conversations about how advance planning on your part keeps your family from having to make these difficult decisions and offers your entire family peace of mind.

The following sessions are listed in the order in which they were presented, and you're invited to watch the entire series of videos in any order you wish, and share with others.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy D’Alise at 972-331-1645 or theconversation@catholicfoundation.com.

 

 

 

September 2020 Online Webinar Series

The Conversation Online Webinar Series

In September, The Catholic Foundation hosted The Conversation, a four-part live online webinar series that provided a Catholic perspective on End-of-Life Issues.

Five speakers delivered a series of conversations about how advance planning on your part keeps your family from having to make these difficult decisions. 

The following five topics are listed in the order in which they were presented, and you're invited to watch the entire series of videos in any order you wish.

Videos:

“Pastoral Care of the Sick and Dying”
By Fr. Jason Cargo, V.F. – St. Joseph Catholic Church - Richardson


"Legal Considerations: Ensuring Your Wishes are Followed"
By Michael F. Lynch, Malouf Lynch Jackson & Swinson, P.C. 


"Principles of Catholic Bioethics"
By Fr. Peter Fonseca, Archdiocese of St. Louis

"Funeral and Cemetery Planning"
By Chris Taylor, Dignity Memorial


"Charitable Legacy Planning"
By Michael George, The Catholic Foundation
 

March 2020 Seminar

The Conversation: A Catholic Perspective on End-of-Life Issues

Prior to the global pandemic restricting large, public gatherings, The Catholic Foundation hosted The Conversation: A Catholic Perspective on End-of-Life Issues at St. Rita Catholic Community in Dallas.

Five speakers delivered a series of conversations before a sold-out crowd about how advance planning on your part keeps your family from having to make these difficult decisions.

The following five topics are listed in the order in which they were presented, and you’re invited to watch the entire series of five videos in any order you wish.

Videos:

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