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Letter to the Hard-Working Funeral Director and Embalmer

Posted on August 18th, 2019
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We have something special to share with all the death care professionals who are feeling the effects of burnout. We hope this brings you inspiration and permission to slow down and take care! 

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Romano Guardini: On Death and Dying

Posted on June 27th, 2019
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Fr. Romano Guardini (1885 – 1968) was one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth century, having a profound impact upon manoy people with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI among them. He is known for many of his books, such as The Lord, Spirit of the Liturgy, End of the Modern World, and The […]

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Coping with Grief during the Holidays

Posted on November 30th, 2018
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    Here are some links to resources for those who may be seeking information on coping with grief over the loss of a loved one during the holidays, which can often provide unique difficulties during these times of years. These are simply a few of the many resources available and are not necessarily the […]

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Tu me manques . . .

Posted on November 30th, 2018
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Here are a few quotations gathered from the Internet that in various ways speak to the matter of missing someone you loved who has passed on and is no longer with us. Acquainting one’s self with what others have said about such grief can remind you that you are not alone in your grief. For […]

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St. Augustine – On the Care of the Dead

Posted on August 29th, 2018
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From a Treatise on Caring for the Dead Blessed Augustine of Hippo (Cap. 2, 3) ALL such things as embalming the body, selecting a fitting place for burial, and bearing the corpse thereto with due dignity, are comfort for the living, rather than help for the dead. Nevertheless, it doth not follow that the bodies […]

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