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Funeral Preparation

Preparing for a Funeral

We understand that preparing for a funeral is never an easy task for a grieving family. St. Patrick Church strives to do all that we can to be present to support grieving families. Below you will find the different options for each of the Mass parts. If you have any further questions please contact the parish office.

OLD TESTAMENT READINGS

There are seven options to choose from for the Old Testament Reading. Please note that during the Easter season the Old Testament reading is replaced by a reading from the New Testament.

Old Testament Readings
RESPONSORIAL PSALMS

There are ten Psalm selections to choose from.

Psalms
NEW TESTAMENT READINGS

There are nineteen New Testament options to choose from. During the Easter season reading #1, 17, 18 or 19 will be used instead of an Old Testament Reading. 

New Testament Readings
GOSPEL READINGS

There are nineteen Gospel passages that you can choose from.

Gospel Readings
UNIVERSAL PRAYERS

There are three sets of Universal Prayers (also known as the Prayers of the Faithful) that can used.

Universal Prayers
MUSIC

If you have a family member or friend who you would like to see at the funeral, that is great. If not, you can contact our Music Director. 

Music SuggestionsContact Music Director