Planning Catholic Funeral Liturgies

Learn how to prepare a prayerful and beautiful funeral liturgy that gives glory to God and honors the deceased in Christ. Your teacher, Fr. Matthew Ernest, S.T.D., will answer the following questions and more:

• What is the Catholic teaching about death and eternal life?
• What is the history of the Catholic funeral rites?
• What role do the funeral rites have in the mourning process?
• Why is it important to have a Funeral Mass?
• What are the options for readings, music, prayers and words of remembrance?
• Can Catholics be cremated?