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Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne
Sanctity of Life Resources
Catholic Teaching about... End of Life

Catholic End of Life New York State Catholic Conference's website on

End of Life.  The website provides resources by state and information about the Catholic Teaching about End of Life.



Declaration on Euthanasia - Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith


Euthanasia Resources - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)


To Live Each Day with Dignity: A Statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide - USCCB


Human Suffering

Salvafici Doloris - Apostolic Letter by his Holiness, Pope John Paul II


Finding Meaning in Suffering - Article by Tim Lanigan, "For your Marriage" website



Catholic Teaching on Cremation - New York State Catholic Conference (pdf)


Bereavement and Funerals - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)


Making Moral Decisions at End of Life

Speaker: Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P.

Held on November 2011

at Rosary Hill Home

Now and at the Hour of our Death

Published on February 9th, 2015

By NYS Catholic Conference

Dignity of the Human Person

Catechism of the Catholic Church (Part 3, Section 2, Chapter 2, Article 5)

     Respect for Human Life (Paragraphs 2258 - 2283)

     Respect for the Dignity of Persons (Paragraphs 2284 - 2301)


Gaudium Et Spes - Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World,

      promulgated by his Holiness, Pope Paul VI

     The Dignity of the Human Person (Chapter 1)


Rosary Hill Home

600 Linda Avenue

Hawthorne, New York  10532

Phone:  (914) 769-0114

For Vocation Inquiries, call or email:

Sister Catherine Marie, O.P.

Vocation Director

Phone:  (845) 745-1319

Email: vocationdirector@hawthorne-dominicans.org

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