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Traditional Jewish Burial Customs

Published: 03/15/2011 by Funeral Home Resource in World Religions and Funerals

Jewish Funeral burial customs vary among the three Jewish sects. The
basic format, however, is the same for all three sects.

Funeral and Religious Customs of Eastern Orthodox Churches

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

Funeral and Religious Customs of Eastern Orthodox Churches : Traditional funeral custom for Eastern Orthodox Churches consists of holding a funeral service in the Church three days after the death occurred.

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.

Hindu Funeral and Religious Customs

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

Hindu Funeral and Religious Customs: Very different from traditional Christian Funerals.

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.

What are the Traditions of a Muslim Funeral?

Published: 04/07/2011 by Funeral Home Resource Team in World Religions and Funerals

What are the traditions of a Muslim Funeral?

Mormon Funeral Traditions

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

Mormon Funeral Traditions: As with many religions, Mormons believe that at death, the spirit and the body separate.

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