The following resources will help those preparing Catholic funeral rites. The ritual texts and other support publications are available by contacting the Office of Worship (see our catalog).

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Funeral Rites

An outline of the elements of each of the three main Catholic funeral rites: the Vigil for the deceased, the funeral Mass, and the rite of committal or burial.

Funeral Planning Sheet

A simple fill-in-the-blank form to help those preparing the funeral rites or for those doing advanced funeral planning for themselves or loved ones.

Funeral Readings

A listing and brief synopses of the scripture readings that can be used for the Funeral Mass for adults.

Cremation Information

Basic information about how funeral rites are celebrated with cremains.

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