Saint George is hosting End of Life Planning Seminars to be held three evenings during the month of November. These presentations will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Cahill Center at Saint George Catholic Church, 6707 W. 175th Street, Tinley Park, Illinois.
Tuesday, November 9, “My Final Wish”
presented by Mike Rubino and Margie Guadagno
“My Final Wish” is a one-hour seminar speaking to options available for funeral planning. This sensitive topic may be considered uncomfortable and many are unwilling to discuss their thoughts with their loved ones. This presentation will explain choices available at the funeral home, the funeral liturgy at Church and selections within the Catholic Cemeteries. Local funeral directors and Archdiocese cemetery representatives will be present to answer any questions during a 30 minute question and answer session at the conclusion of the presentation. There will also be time to speak individually with these representatives after the question and answer session. This is not a sales event.
Monday, November 15 “Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts and other Estate Planning Issues”
presented by Retired Attorney/Deacon John Benz
You can’t take it with you, but it is going to go somewhere! Make sure your earthly possessions are distributed the way you want. Being clear about medical treatments should you become incapacitated is also very important. It will also be a tremendous help to your family and heirs. Sometimes we can be intimidated by legal issues. This seminar will give you some good starts for putting your own thoughts together.
Tuesday, November 16: Ethical Issues Related to the End of Life”
presented by Father Tom Puslecki, PhD
What does the Church say about certain treatments? Which am I bound to use and which are not morally necessary? These and many other questions arise at moments when it can be difficult to know how to proceed. Having an understanding of the Church teachings and their basis is enlightening and reassuring.
All are welcome!