Life and Death


Session 6: “Why have you forsaken me?” - Suicide

Aim:. This session will focus on the causes which lead to suicide and how it relates to the loss of faith seen in the other sessions' issues. As this may be the most common and immediate life and death matter for teens, it is important to have built up a solid foundation …

Session 2: "With the saints give rest O Lord" - Death and Dying

"With the Saints give rest O Christ, to the souls of thy servants, where sickness and sorrow are no more, neither sighing, but life everlasting.” Aim: This session attempts to present the Orthodox approach to dying and death. Maybe some participants…

Session 1: The Living Icon: The Sanctity of Human Life

"Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness . . . ." Aim: This session introduces the foundations of Orthodox anthropology in an accessible manner to teens. Almost any discussion about life and death choices in today's society depends on a person's…

Matters of Life and Death: Introduction

What's Inside: Session 1: The Living Icon: The Sanctity of Human Life Session 2: “With the Saints Give Rest, O Lord”: Death and Dying Session 3: “Where Sickness and Sorrow Are No More”: Euthanasia Session 4: