Advance Planning for Catholics

Free Presentation in Vietnamese

Wednesday August 11th at 7 p.m. St. Matthew’s Parish

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Plan for the future now so your children don’t have to worry later. This free presentation offers a Catholic perspective on advance care planning, estates, wills, legacy, and memorialization. Our expert presenters will share wisdom and practical advice you need to plan ahead with peace of mind. 

Fr. Tien Tran, pastor of St. Matthew’s Parish in Surrey, will  provide inspiration and practical advice about estate planning, end of life decisions and preparing for the funeral rite.

Dr. Theresa Nguyen,  an Oncologist working in Abbotsford, will offer a professional Catholic perspective on how to write your wishes and values for future health care treatment in the event you become incapable of deciding for yourself.  Dr. Theresa will share practical tips and experiences on preventative measures and resources about advance care planning. 

Mary McDaniel, a Vietnamese speaking Family Service Advisor at Gardens of Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery, will talk about what the Archdiocese offers in terms of sacred burial.

Attendees are eligible to receive 5% off of burial space at Gardens of Gethsemani

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