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Catholic Funeral Flowers

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There is often confusion about whether flowers are allowed at a Catholic funeral. Confusion stems from the time they were prohibited.... Read full article

What is a Mausoleum?

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A mausoleum is far more than a monument designed to house the remains of the deceased. A private mausoleum is a statement and a unique expression of the individual or family, in addition to being a lasting monument to the deceased.... 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

Choosing a Funeral Home Provider

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When the time comes to choose a funeral home, it’s best to plan ahead. As with any important financial transaction, it is best done with a clear head and plenty of time to compare funeral prices and all available options.... Read full article

Preplanning and Funding a Funeral

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A major reason people pre-plan and pre-fund their funerals is so their loved ones do not have to go through the emotional and financial burden of paying for the funeral.... Read full article

A Prepaid Cremation

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The benefits of prepaid cremation are significant. A loving, dignified tribute is planned without subjecting yourself or your family to uncomfortable financial debt. Cremation planning includes researching options and finding a reputable funeral home... Read full article

A Woman's Guide to Funeral Pre-Planning

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Women and Funeral Planning: For a woman, planning her funeral in advance can be the best gift of all.... 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

Easing Grief in Times of Death

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Although these times of grief can take a great toll on our emotions, there is a way to make the process less painful. You can do this by pre planning a funeral and making all the necessary arrangements well in advance.... Read full article

Catholic Funeral Traditions

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A traditional catholic funeral follows a specific order: the Vigil and Mass, followed by the burial and informal gathering after the burial. Important prayers and scriptures are included. Catholic funeral rites must take place in the proper order.... Read full article