“Did You See Jesus?” Wife Shares Her Dying Husband’s Dramatic Story

Miracle Man

On December 23, 2008, Bernie Klein suffered a massive heart attack at his Louisiana home.  In a riveting roller coaster convalescence, Bernie slipped into a six-week coma and experienced multiple organ failure--then woke to share the story with his loving wife.Bernie died three months after the coronary, but his outlook, his marriage, his life were all changed by his experience.  His wife Judy called him "Miracle Man." *     *     *    *    * When I read the first chapters in Judy Landrieu … [Read more...]

Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, Goes Home to God

Cardinal Edward M. Egan By Verne Equinox (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Cardinal Edward Egan, former archbishop of New York, has died today in Manhattan at the age of 82.  According to archdiocesan spokesman Joseph Zwilling, the cardinal died of cardiac arrest at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan. Cardinal Egan was spiritual leader of the 2.5 million Catholics in the archdiocese of New York from 2000 through 2009.   According to the New York Times,"In February of 2009, the pope announced that Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of Milwaukee had been selected to … [Read more...]

SAYING GOODBYE: Website on End-of-Life Issues Is a Critical Resource for Catholics

Now and At the Hour of My Death

The New York Catholic Conference, with a generous grant from Our Sunday Visitor, has announced an important website which explains end-of-life issues from a Catholic perspective.CatholicEndOfLife.org can help individuals facing the end of life and their families to navigate the end-of-life questions and challenges, and bring peace to a stressful situation. The site provides links to trustworthy resources, guidance, and support from Catholic sources all across the country.The site isn't ju … [Read more...]