Category Death

Four key tips to overcoming a long-lasting ordeal

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It's possible to get through an ordeal. But what can you do when it takes hold: a long-term illness, bereavement, disability, a family rift? Interviewed for RCF Sanctuaires normands, Father Charles Lenoir, who has himself experienced burn-out, gives us 4 keys to overcoming the ordeal that lasts.

Can you change your mind once you are in hell?

Peut-on changer d'avis en enfer ? Don Thomas Lapenne
Can the damned, the very people whom, in our imagination, are roasting in the fires of hell, change their mind after all? Find out more with Rev. Fr. Thomas Lapenne who refreshes a few truths on what hell is about, and how the dramatic possibility of ending there out of one's free will engages one's responsibility in one's daily life.

To help someone let go and pass away

Soeur Cécile, lâcher prise pour mourir
Sometimes it takes only a few words to help someone let go and pass away. Drawing from her experience as a nurse and that of accompanying people at the end of life, Sister Cecilia recalls how a liberating cue allowed a dying woman to let go and pass away in peace.

“Beyond death, resurrection” by Cardinal Ambongo

Cardinal Ambongo : "Au delà de la mort, il y a la résurrection"
The Archbishop of Kinshasa, Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo, was interviewed by Radio Maria Congo on 12 November 2023. For him, the shrine of Montligeon epitomizes the place where to be in communion with our brothers and sisters who have entered into the great mystery of death.

Pilgrimage for the deceased with Cardinal Fridolin Ambogo

Le cardinal Fridolin Ambogo, archevêque de Kinshasa présidait le pèlerinage du Ciel du 12 novembre 2023 au sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon
The Archbishop of Kinshasa was at the shrine of Our Lady of Montligeon to preside on Sunday 12th November 2023. Surrounded by a crowd of pilgrims from all walks of life, he addressed all with a message of hope.

The Four Last Things from a Catholic perspective

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We only but just celebrated All Saints Day on 1st November, followed by All Souls Day on 2nd November. A great opportunity to revisit fundamentals of our faith in eternal life

Why enrol in the Fraternity of Montligeon?

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Enrolling people in the Montligeon Fraternity, Adrianna knows all about it! She does regularly enrol in it both the deceased and the living. She tells us why.

Msgr Bozo: why should we fight against euthanasia and assisted suicide?

Monseigneur Bozo : combattre l'euthanasie et le suicide assisté
This autumn, France will look into a law project aiming at legalising assisted suicide and euthanasia. Why should we fight it and how? Because legalisation of euthanasia and assisted suicide, which, contrary to common belief, is currently practised by only a handful of countries worldwide represents an absolute break with our way of living in society