Bishop Fernando Isern to Celebrate Memorial Mass for Catholic Hospice Patients

Miami, FL— September 9, 2013 – Catholic Hospice invites the community to a very special Memorial Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Fernando Isern on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. This Memorial Mass will be in honor of patients served by Catholic Hospice and those families who have suffered through their loved one’s illness. Families who have lost a loved one to a terminal illness are encouraged to attend the bilingual Mass, at Epiphany Catholic Church located at 8235 SW 57th Avenue in Miami. Catholic Hospice is a not-for-profit health care organization providing end-of-life care to terminally ill patients and their families throughout Miami-Dade and Broward County.

Catholic Hospice is dedicated to the preservation of the quality of life of people facing end of life issues. They provide pain control and symptom management, as well as spiritual and psychological support to over 600 patients and their bereaved families daily, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, ethnic background, handicap, diagnosis or financial resources. Catholic Hospice also sponsors programs such as the L’chaim Jewish Hospice Program, Wishes Granted, Pet Peace of Mind®, We Honor Veterans, Camp Erin®: a bereavement camp for children, and other bereavement support groups.

This Memorial Mass is open to the community. To attend, please RSVP by calling Catholic Hospice at 305-351-7029. # # # MEDIA: To attend, please RSVP with Amy Baena at (305) 351-7103.