Article / The following is an excerpt from askfrfrancis.org. Fr. Francis Ching, CC answers tough questions about the Catholic faith.
After struggling with bone cancer for over 10 years, God brought my elder sister back home last Saturday. Before she passed, she expressed that she preferred to have a burial at sea. What is the teaching and attitude of the Catholic Church towards this issue?
Blog Post / Adversity, come though it must, is not meant to bring us down. The Lord will see us through if we are faithful to him. It has something to do with picking up the daily cross. Jesus reminds us: “I any man wishes to become my disciple, he must take up his cross every day and follow along after me.” (Luke 9:23)