Posts Tagged ‘Heart Attack’

Founder of US order dies during her jubilee Mass

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

The founder of a US religious order died during a Mass celebrating 75 years since she made her first vows. Mother Rosemae Pender, FSE, had a heart attack during the Mass in Connecticut. She was the Mother Foundress of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist. Mother Rosemae had received the renewal of her vows during Read more

Dramatic bell tower rescue at Sydney cathedral

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

A volunteer bell-ringer was the subject of a delicate rescue operation in the bell tower in Sydney’s St Mary’s Catholic cathedral last Thursday. The 72-year-old man had climbed more than 110 stairs to be at evening bell-ringing practice. But he had a heart attack and collapsed. After CPR from fellow bell-ringers, he was revived by Read more

Meditation reduces heart attacks and strokes

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Meditation halves the rate of heart attacks, strokes and the rate of death according to a nine-year scientific study. The results published in the Archives of Internal Medicine provide hard data from the first long-term randomised clinical trial of its kind on the topic. “These findings are the strongest documented effects yet produced by a Read more