Saskatchewan Catholic Bishops’ response to Physician Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

Introduction :

It has now been two years since the Supreme Court of Canada overturned the existing laws against physician assisted suicide (PAS) and euthanasia. During these past two years, alongside Catholic dioceses and organizations across the country, and often joined by other Christian communities and religious traditions, we have sought to express and articulate the reasons for our opposition to PAS and euthanasia.

●In July of 2015 and March…

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Ronald McDonald Family Room Volunteers at Victoria Hospital, PA

Parkland Health Region and Ronald McDonald House Charities have opened a Family Room in the Pediatric Unit of the Prince Albert Victoria Hospital, providing an oasis for families and patients. 

They are searching for volunteers who will greet and assist families, help coordinator family programs and activities, re-stock supplies and light housekeeping.  Thorough training will be provided for the 3 hour volunteer shifts. 

If interested, contact Nadia…

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Statement by CCCB President on Supreme Court judgment and physician-assisted suicide

Statement by CCCB President on Supreme Court judgment and physician-assisted suicide

The letter written by Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and President of the Canadian Conference Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is also available at: http://www.cccb.ca/site/eng/media-room/statements-a-letters/4108-statement-by-cccb-president-on-supreme-court-judgment-and-physician-assisted-suicide

February 6, 2015

Catholics are called by their faith to assist all those in need, particularly the poor, the suffering and the dying. Comforting the dying and accompanying them in love and solidarity has been considered by the Church since its beginning a principal…

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When Admitted to a Hospital...

When Admitted to a Hospital...

Upon being admitted to the hospital, a processing person at the admission office should be asking if you would like spiritual care during your stay.

If this step is missed, a priest or a pastoral care minister from the Catholic community may be unaware that you would like a visit or would like to receive Holy Communion.

Please make sure the admission office has this information. …

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