End-of-Life Resources

The New York State Catholic Conference offers numerous resources for Catholics and others regarding end-of-life decision making, including the video above produced by the Conference, through the generosity of a grant from OSV Institute.

In addition to the video, valuable additional resources include:

Now and at the Hour of Our Death booklet
The NYSCC end-of-life resource booklet
  • A website, www.catholicendoflife.org, created by the Conference through the same OSV Institute grant, which provides resources and education for Catholics, according to the laws of their individual states.
  • A booklet, “Now and at the Hour of Our Death,” available free in English or Spanish as individual copies, or for a low bulk-purchase rate for use in parishes, hospitals, nursing homes, etc. (75 cents each, 2-99 copies; 60 cents each, 100-399 copies; 55 cents each, 400 or more copies), or as a PDF download in English or Spanish. Print booklets may be ordered by emailing info@nyscatholic.org or calling 518.434.6195.
  • Printable flyers titled “End-of-Life Decisions: Considerations for Catholics,” and “End-of-Life Decisions: Advance Directives,” for use in parishes and elsewhere.