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Articles

Caregiving

Blessings of Age - Pastoral Message on Growing Older Within the Faith Community

DVD Review – The Transforming Power of Caregiving: Returning to Life After Caregiving

Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services

Helping Caregivers Deal With Alzheimer’s Disease

Ministering to Those With Addiction

Pastoral Visits with Someone with Dementia

Recognition & Support for Potentially Suicidal Family Caregivers

Stand by Them-Show Your Support for Veterans During Suicide Prevention Month


Death/Grief

Children - Magical Thinking and Death

Taming the Holiday Blues, used with permission: www.centering.org, www.griefdigestmagazine.com

Ten Tricks Your Brain Plays on you During Grief


Hospitalization

What you should do before being discharged from the hospital


Reflections

Angels We Have Heard on High

Come you who are blessed by my Father

Bereavement group reflection

Blessed Are the Merciful

I was sick and you visited me...

November Reflections

Reflection on a Pastoral Care Visit (and Lessons Re-learned)


Suicide

How to Talk to a Preschool Child About a Suiceide Attempt in Your Family

How to Talk to a School Age Child About a Suicide Attempt in Your Family

How to Talk to a Teenager About a Suiceide Attempt in Your Family

Six Things Every Spiritual Care Provider Should Know About Suicide

Assessing for Suicide: A Few Thoughts From A Survivor

How Chaplain Can Provide Spiritual Care to Persons Hospitalized for Suicidal Ideation

Suicide Prevention with the Elderly

What Does a Chaplain Do When Someone Threatens Suicide

Understanding and Preventing Suicide-Depression among Students