Sick and in prison, ministering to, defined and illustrated

Chris Berlin is the Denominational Counsellor for Buddhism at Harvard University Divinity School Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer

Chris Berlin is the Denominational Counsellor for Buddhism at Harvard University Divinity School Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer

Read this superb feature article in the Harvard Gazette this morning on one way to practice this Matthew 25 mandate: hospital chaplaincy (or click on the image at right from the article).

For the rest of us–ordinary people as well as clergy, here are links to two related– and utterly extraordinary–lectures on how we might think about facing the death and dying of those we love, delivered by the Bishop of Exeter in Sheffield (UK) in March 2015:
Mortality   (35 minutes)
Funerals and Bereavement   (1 hour)

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