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Into Extra Time: Living through the final stages of cancer

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Michael Paul Gallagher SJ

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From the Preface
The opening words of the Introduction spoke of my path towards death as highly probable. Now several months later death is certain, a question of months. The story of treatment, remission and then return of more than one zone of cancer is told in the second section of this book. As time has gone on, I often wondered why I was publishing such a personal narrative. It started as a diary for myself, trying to explore my experience of illness. Then I began to think it could be of help to others. But I also fear it could inflate my own fairly ordinary adventure, and I ask forgiveness from those who may find it too self-centered or too pious.  It tries to tell the story of a believer going through stages of cancer. If it offers some spiritual light on others in such times of struggle, that justifies it for me. 

Michael Paul Gallagher SJ died on 6 November 2015.

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9781910248232
Paperback
144pp
210 x 140 mm
J327
€12.99
£10.99