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Caregiver Spirituality

What a Sick Person Needs, Besides Medical Care, is Love
"The pleas of gravely ill persons who sometimes ask for death are not to be understood as implying a true desire for euthanasia; in fact it is almost always a case of an anguished plea for help and love. What a sick person needs, besides medical care, is love, the human and supernatural warmth ...

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Alzheimer and Dementia Support and Warning Signs
Helpline Information 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900 The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people...

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The Role of Spirituality in a Caregiver’s Life
    When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, "Woman, here is your son." Then he said to the disciple, "Here is your mother." And from that hour the disciple took her into his own home.   &nb...

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Retreat for Caregivers at Sacred Heart in Groton
A “time out” for people who are helping to care for a loved one. An opportunity for caregivers to share their thoughts, feelings, and frustrations with others who have similar shared experiences. Tuesday, March 15, 2022 9:30-12:00 Sacred Heart Church, Groton 56 Sacred Heart Dr...

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Norwich, Catholic, Prayer, faith
God Bless Our Families and Devoted Caregivers
I hope this summer has given you the opportunity to safely attend birthday parties, baptisms, weddings, graduations and picnics with friends and family. Many of us have waited quite a while to visit with our parents, grandparents and loved ones.  My husband, daughter and I were finally able ...

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For Parishes: A Square and Prayer Ministry
Now available from the Diocesan Square and Prayer Ministry Individually wrapped, knitted “prayer squares” with prayer cards are available to diocese parishioners for distribution to convalescent homes, hospitals, care facilities and more. “Prayer Squares” are free ...

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Norwich, Catholic, Prayer
Ministry to the Sick Shows God’s Presence And The Power Of Prayer
It has been a long six months for most of us. I hope that you have enjoyed your summer and  been able to participate in some safe social-distancing outdoor activities. As we move forward together as “One Faith, One Family,” this crisis has provided a new perspective.  Most p...

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Norwich, Catholic
Spiritual Renewal Ministry Offers Compassionate Care 
"COME TO ME ALL WHO ARE WEARY AND I WILL GIVE YOU REST" - Matthew 11:28 Spiritual Renewal Ministry has been active in the diocese of Norwich for more than 40 years.  Our mission is to help people develop a closer relationship with Jesus and the Holy Spirit, by offering spiritual...

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Norwich, Catholic
St. Joseph Living Center in Windham Continues Its Mission
COVID-19 has certainly changed how things are done here at St. Joseph Living Center. While families have been asked not to visit, we work hard to make sure our residents have the ability to chat with them. Communication is the key in every aspect of life.  St. Joseph Living Center is a 120-b...

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Norwich, Catholic, Saint, Joseph
Office of Faith Events Makes Cards for Convalescent Care Facilities
The Office of Faith Events passes along the following message:   Thank you to all the people of the diocese who have assisted us in making cards to distribute to convalescent homes.  If you would like to request cards for your facility please e-mail Andrea Hoisl, ahoisl@norwichdio...

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Norwich, Catholic
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What a Sick Person Needs, Besides Medical Care, is Love
"The pleas of gravely ill persons who sometimes ask for death are not to be understood as implying a true desire for euthanasia; in fact it is almost always a case of an anguished plea for help and love. What a sick person needs, besides medical care, is love, the human and supernatural warmth with which the sick person can and ought to be surrounded by those close to him or her, parents and children, doctors and nurses."[283]     The sick person who feels surrounded by a loving human and Christian presence does not give way to depression and ang...

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