Funeral Service Check List for Family

 

For the Funeral of ________________________________________________

 

Introductory Rites

Entrance Hymn _________________________________________

Greeting - by Priest

Sprinkling Rite – by Priest

Placing of the Pall (optional) – by family

Placing of Symbols – by family

Opening Prayer – by Priest

Eulogy – words of remembrance by family/friend ______________________

 

Liturgy of the Word

First Reading ___________

  • Reader _____________________________________________

Psalm – sung or spoken___________________________________

  • If spoken, who is reading ______________________________

Gospel – by Priest

Homily – by Priest

Prayer of the Faithful ____________________________________

  • Reader/s ___________________________________________

The Lord’s Prayer

 

Final Commendation

Invitation to Prayer – by Priest

Signs of farewell (sprinkling & incensing by Priest)

Song of Farewell – spoken by Priest or hymn sung ______________________

Prayer of Commendation

Recessional Procession – hymn ____________________________________

 

Rite of Committal

To be held at place of burial OR if a cremation to be held outside the church

Walk to the Gate &/or Bell rung - optional