What to do when your loved one dies:
1.If the person is on hospice, call your hospice contact first. Hospice will come to your home to confirm death and pronounce time of death. Then they will call the Funeral Home for you.
2.If not on hospice you should call a Funeral Home. Below are two Funeral Homes within our Parish Boundaries
3.Once you have contacted the Funeral home, call the Parish Office 888-1182
4.When you meet with Midge you will:
We will work with you and the Funeral Home to determine the best date and time for the funeral service.
This is an option you and your family have. There is no charge. A free will gift is sometimes given to the Deacon who leads the prayer, but it is optional.
The readings are from the Holy Scriptures. There are suggested liturgical songs for a funeral mass, but there is quite a variety.
The CCW (Catholic Conference of Women) will host a funeral reception when our dining room is available. They can provide a simple meal for approximately $2.00 per person. It is recommended that the luncheon follow the Mass, then proceed to the burial site.
Prayers at the cemetery or columbarium can be led by the Deacon or Priest when the body or cremains are interred. Midge will work with the Funeral Home to schedule it after the funeral.
For parishioners, there is no charge for the Mass at the Church. For non-parishioners, a free will donation is requested.
The musicians have an adjustable fee
Usually a free will offering is given to the Priest and/or Deacon.
Once the funeral services are completed, you are not alone.