The Deacon's Mic: When a Deacon's Daughter Dies by Suicide

by Deacon Greg Kanda, The Deacon's Bench  |  01/06/2021  |  ACMHM News

For this new edition of The Deacon’s Mic, I’m honored to talk with Deacon Ed Shoener, from the Diocese of Scranton. Ed created a new and vital ministry five years ago, when he wrote candidly — and movingly — about the suicide of his 29-year-old daughter.

He is the co-editor of a new book by Ave Maria Press, “Responding to Suicide,” which presents powerful personal testimony from Catholics who have lost loved ones to suicide. It also offers concrete pastoral ideas to help clergy accompany those who are coping with the aftermath.

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