The following list contains recommended pamphlet resources identified for End-of-Life Care topics.

If you need assistance with accessing these resources, please contact Iowa Catholic Conference (515-243-6256;

Gone from My Sight: The Dying Experience by Barbara Karnes, RN

A concise description of changes which take place as a person is dying.

Booklet is available from:

  • Barbara Karnes, RN P.O. Box 822139 Vancouver, WA 98682

Catholic Health Association End of Life Guides > Publications > Books & Printed Resources in the CHA Store

Available as a printed brochure, in both English and Spanish.

Care Notes

An extensive library of resources from Abbey Press that provide a Catholic perspective of hope, help and healing.

Aging and End of Life

Cancer Care


Care Notes are available from:

Catholic Update – Newsletter

End of Life Moral Issues by Thomas Shannon (2014)

Why the Church Opposes Assisted Suicide by Most Rev. Wilton Gregory (1999)

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