Funeral Planner

FUNERAL PLANNER WORKSHEET Are you going to have a wake? When and where? Are you going to have a wake service (a prayer service prior to the wake)?  When? (typically prior to the wake) Will someone be speaking at the…

Funeral Songs

FUNERAL SONGS The mass parts are typically sung using the Mass of Creation, a hymn that is well known to the congregation. The responsorial psalm will be Psalm 23 unless otherwise directed by the family.  This will be sung by…

Annulment

Explanation of annulment If you are looking at this page, then it means that you or someone you know have experienced a marriage that has failed. I am sorry for the dissolution of your marriage. It is a painful time…

Opening Prayer

OPENING PRAYER A Father, You have made the bond of marriage a holy mystery, a symbol of Christ’s love for his Church. Hear our prayers for N and N. With faith in you and in each other they pledge their…