Catholic Book Discussion Group
Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring
Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring by Henri Nouwen (1932-1996) is the fall selection for the Catholic Book Discussion Group on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 7:00-8:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Family Life Center on Quarrier Street.
Henri Nouwen, one of the best-loved spiritual writers of our time, takes a moving, personal look at human mortality. In this book, he shares his own experiences with aging, loss, grief, and fear, by gently and eloquently revealing the gifts that the living and dying can give to one another.
The book is contains six divisions: (1) Prologue-Befriending Death, (2) An Introduction-Grace Hidden in Powerlessness, (3) Part One-Dying Well, (4) Part Two-Caring Well, (5) Conclusion-The Grace of Resurrection, and (6) Epilogue-Death: A Loss and a Gift.