Funerals – Planning Your Celebration of Life & Serving the Bereaved

A funeral is a very delicate time for family and friends who are mourning the loss of their loved ones.  Helping our grieving families is one of the greatest gifts we can give families.  There are ways we can help:

Planning for a Funeral?

Click here to view our Booklet of Funeral Readings to Help Your Family Make Selections for the Liturgy

Funeral Altar Server

Senior Altar Servers provide service during funeral liturgies.  These services include reading, distribution of Holy Communion, and assist the Celebrant in all aspects of the Funeral Mass.


A group of people who extend the sympathy and support of the parish to those grieving at the loss of a family or friend in our parish.  The volunteers of this ministry assist the bereaved by offering help, contributing pertinent reading material, and by putting the person in touch with a support group appropriate to his or her needs.

Funeral Luncheons

As part of the service that the Pro-Cathedral provides when a funeral takes place in our church, members of the parish serve a funeral luncheon in our parish hall when requested by the family.