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)


Dignity of the Human Person

Catechism of the Catholic Church (Part 3, Sec. 2,

Chap. 2, Art. 5)

     Respect for Human Life (Pars. 2258 - 2283)

     Respect for the Dignity of Persons (Pars. 2284 -



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)

For Vocation Inquiries, call or email:

Sister Alma Marie, O.P.

Vocation Director

Phone:  (845) 745-1319



Rosary Hill Home

600 Linda Avenue

Hawthorne, New York  10532

Phone:  (914) 769-0114