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Catholic Funeral

Published: 04/05/2010 by Funeral Home Resource Team in Planning a Funeral

A Catholic Funeral is the funeral rite in use in the Roman Catholic Church. Catholic funerals can also be referred to as ecclesiastical funerals.

Catholic Funeral Traditions

Published: 03/15/2011 by Funeral Home Resource in Funeral

The rites involved in Catholic funeral customs, or rites, follow prescribed guidelines.

Catholic Funeral Traditions

Published: 12/11/2009 by Funeral Home Resource Team in World Religions and Funerals

A Catholic funeral, like all funerals, is a time of sadness and mourning. However, in the Catholic faith there's joy in the belief that a funeral represents the passing of the beloved into eternal life.

Catholic Funeral Rites

Published: 06/21/2010 by Funeral Home Resource Team in World Religions and Funerals

Catholic Funeral rites historically include:
• Vigil Service celebrated in the funeral home or the church
• Funeral Liturgy (in the church)
• Rite of Committal of the body at the cem