April 17, 2014
By Sister Mary M.
“Burying the Dead” is the final Corporal Work of Mercy in our Lenten blog series. Read the rest of the Lenten blogs here.
I work with patients who are dying and people say “that must be so hard.” Often I think “sad” is a better description when I see that a patient understands she is dying but the family is looking for medical answers and solutions. It is an honor to accompany and comfort someone as they give themselves to death. They are sometimes scared, sometimes peaceful, but always glad to know we are there and that we care. Read More