Musings of a sixty-something Catholic laywoman who has made The Promise to participate as a Pauline Cooperator in Fr. James Alberione's vision of evangelization through the new means of social communication.
Thursday, April 07, 2005
"Grandmama is old and I think it is time she went home to Jesus"
Here we go again. An 81-year old woman, not comatose or PVS, lucid when she entered a hospital for treatment for a heart problem two weeks ago, has been transferred to a hospice where her niece has ordered no nutrition, no hydration.
This dehydration is being carried out against the explicit directions of this woman's living will.