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Attending a Veteran's Funeral

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A veteran's memorial service often differs significantly from the average civilian's service. Veterans Funeral Care is accepting flags that are no longer worthy of display at any of their locations across the U.S.... Read full article

Create a Healing Funeral with These Four “Rs”

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Has anyone in your family told you “Don’t have a funeral for me when I’m gone?" People who make such requests are really doing a disservice to the people who love them. Humans need rituals to mark life cycle events.... Read full article

Catholic Church Hymns for Funerals

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Hymns play an important role in Catholic funeral masses, reaffirming the meaning of the service while allowing mourners to reflect and relate. Selecting Catholic funeral hymns for a funeral can seem daunting, since there are many options.... Read full article

A Child’s View of a Funeral

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As a child, I remember attending the funeral mass at church for my grandmother. Even though I was only 5 years old, I look back on it with great detail. I recall sitting on the hard wooden pew, listening to the priest speak for what felt like forever... Read full article

Bereavement

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After a loss, you may experience all kinds of difficult and surprising emotions, such as shock, anger, and guilt. These emotions are part of the grieving process, and commonly called bereavement.... Read full article

Burial Vaults and Burial Liners

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In most traditional funerals, burial vaults and grave liners are generally used. Burial vaults are primarily used to keep the weight of the ground from crushing a buried coffin and also to keep the ground above from sinking in.... Read full article