Small Comforts and Happy Deaths – the passing of Seminarian Michael Kitson…

... Remember that time I had a heart attack in church, right smack dab in the middle of the mass? At the time the only thing I wanted to do was get through the mass and receive Holy Communion. If the Lord was going to take me, I wanted to at least be in the closest state of grace as humanly possible.A happy death.It seems so strange to equate death with happiness, especially for the family and loved ones left behind to mourn their loss. I'm sure for those, whose grief is fresh, it … [Read more...]