Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Faraway family members rally around dying mother

Painful experience taught daughter Daisy Chan about suffering, mercy, and the power of prayer
May Chan (centre) gets together with family in this undated photo. "Faith carries you through," said daughter Daisy Chan, who spent countless hours by her bedside. "The Divine Mercy Chaplet says: 'Jesus, I trust in You.' It has been my motto." Photo submitted.
Her mother's battle with cancer taught one Surrey resident the immense value of her faith. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Interfaith representatives call for national palliative-care strategy
Valleyfield Bishop Noel Simard joins representatives of the Evangelical Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths June 14 to call for a national palliative-care strategy. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Representatives of the Catholic, Evangelical, Jewish, and Muslim faiths issued a call June 14 for a well-funded, high-quality, national palliative-care strategy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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