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Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Decisions - What Catholics Need to Know

 

Thinking about death and dying, or what kind of medical care you want when you are too ill to communicate your wishes, are not comfortable subjects for many.

Katarina Lee, clinical ethicist at St. Boniface Hospital, will be giving a workshop on the topic (1).
She offers Catholics some helpful information about the benefits and pitfalls regarding advance care planning and end-of-life decisions, as well as Medical Aid in Dying. To read the full story, click here or on photo.

 

1) Organized by the Marriage, Family and Life Service of the Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface the Free workshop will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM in the Saint Boniface Cathedral Hall. Space is limited, please register online at: bit.ly/careplanning1 For more information: mfl2@archsaintboniface.ca or 204-594-0295. To view the poster, click here.

Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Decisions - What Catholics Need to Know

 

Thinking about death and dying, or what kind of medical care you want when you are too ill to communicate your wishes, are not comfortable subjects for many.

Katarina Lee, clinical ethicist at St. Boniface Hospital, will be giving a workshop on the topic (1).
She offers Catholics some helpful information about the benefits and pitfalls regarding advance care planning and end-of-life decisions, as well as Medical Aid in Dying. To read the full story, click here or on photo.

 

1) Organized by the Marriage, Family and Life Service of the Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface the Free workshop will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM in the Saint Boniface Cathedral Hall. Space is limited, please register online at: bit.ly/careplanning1 For more information: mfl2@archsaintboniface.ca or 204-594-0295. To view the poster, click here.

Avoiding the MAID Mindset - What Catholics Need to Know

In the wake its legalization, in June of 2016, medical assistance in dying (MAID) is becoming more and more normalized. A situation that Katarina Lee, clinical ethicist at St. Boniface Hospital, finds particularly troubling. On March 2nd, at a special free workshop (1), she will speak about the social and medical repercussions MAID, which are of great concern. To read the full story, click here or on photo.

1) Organized by the Marriage, Family and Life Service of the Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface the Free workshop will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM in the Saint Boniface Cathedral Hall. Space is limited, please register online atbit.ly/careplanning1 For more information: mfl2@archsaintboniface.ca or 204-594-0295. To view the poster, click here.

Our Faith Stories: Treasures to Share - *New Story*

 

Some forty-five youth ministers from all over Western Canada met in Winnipeg, from January 31 to February 3rd to build connections, grow as leaders and to learn how to better reach out to youths and meet them were they are at.

Organizers and participants take a look back at the annual gathering and AGM of the Western Canadian Association of Catholic Youth Ministers (WCACYM). Read the full story here or click on the photo. View photo gallery.

Our Faith Stories: Treasures to Share - *New Story*

 

Celebrated on February 2nd, World Day for Consecrated Life is an opportunity for the Church to give thanks for the gift of religious life.
In St. Boniface, this day was celebrated with a Taizé prayer service held at the St. Boniface Cathedral. The service acknowledged the particular contribution of the Sisters of Charity of Montreal (Grey Nuns).
During the service, Raymond Lafond, former general manager of the Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba, gave this bilingual testimonial. To view photos, click here.

Archbishop's Residence Now a Winnipeg Heritage Building

 

The City of Winnipeg’s Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development, Heritage and Downtown Development has added the Archbishop’s Residence to its List of Historical Resources at its February 4th meeting.

The new listing will protect the elements of the three-storey building from any modifications that would alter its historical features.

To read the full story, click here, or on the photo.

To read a brief history of the Archbishop's Residence, click here

  • Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Decisions
  • Avoiding the MAID Mindset
  • On Being a Light to Others
  • A Tribute to Our Religious
  • Archbishop's Residence Now a Heritage Building

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