Hospice Chaplin Kerry Egan on Listening, Not Preaching, to the Dying

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A patient's room at the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is seen in West Bloomfield Township, Mich., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009.

Hospice chaplain Kerry Egan discusses her book, On Living. She details her experiences working with dying patients, and her realization that her role wasn’t to preach to them about God and morality, but to listen. She shares their stories of hope and regret, shame and pride, long-kept secrets, and unconditional love.

Event: Kerry Egan will be giving a talk and book signing on Thursday, November 10th at Trinity Church (75 Broadway, between Rector & Thames Streets) at 7 p.m.