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St. Joseph and St. Ann Co-Sponsor A Life Planning Seminar to be held at Crestwood Village West

A Life Planning Seminar will be held on April 17 at 2:00 PM at Crestwood Village West (in the Ballroom) located at 230 Welcome Way Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46214 (near Girls School and Rockville Rd.) Topics include: Medical Ethics - End of Life Issues:  A video presentation produced by Lafayette Diocese; Funeral/Burial Planning:  presented by Flanner and Buchanan; Estate/Financial Planning:  Presented by Joanna S. Feltz, Director of Planned Giving for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis; and Planning the Funeral Mass:  Presented by  Fr. Rob Hausladen, Pastor of St. Ann and St. Joseph Parishes. This is a FREE seminar but please register by calling Patty at St. Ann’s parish office; 317-821-2909 or St. Joseph’s parish office: 317-244-9002. By registering you help us provide for enough materials and snacks.

Topics presented include: 
  • Medical Ethics - End of Life Issues: A video presentation produced by Lafayette Diocese. 

When an individual or family member experiences serious or even terminal illness the medical questions and decisions can be overwhelming. This presentation will cover the topics of advanced directives, organ donation, proportionate care, nutrition and hydration, and death with dignity.  This presentation should serve as a guide to anyone thinking about making health care decisions.

  • Funeral/Burial Planning: Presented by Flanner and Buchanan

Planning in advance for funeral/burial is one of the most thoughtful expressions of love and concern you can show your family. The decision to prearrange your cemetery or funeral needs today is    economically very sound, although the strongest reasons to prearrange are love and peace of mind!

  • Estate/Financial Planning: Presented by Joanna S. Feltz, Director of Planned Giving for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Estate planning is a way of saying thank you to God, expressing your love for family, and showing  charity toward others. Proper estate planning can reduce administrative time, inconvenience and expense. It can be one of the best gifts you give your family.

  • Planning the Funeral Mass: Presented by Fr. Rob Hausladen, Pastor of St. Ann and St. Joseph.

Some individuals discuss and plan their own funeral with family and friends. This act of advanced planning deepens faith, strengthens hope, and gives profound expression to the love they share. (Through Death to Life: Preparing to Celebrate the Funeral Mass, by Joseph M. Champlin, page viii.)

Father will guide participants through the process of  planning the funeral Mass.

Co-Sponsored by St. Ann’s Stewardship Committee
and St. Joseph’s Health Ministry