Mass of Christian Burial  at St. John the Baptist

 

FUNERALS DURING THE EASING OF PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS
You and your deceased loved one and family are in the prayers of the parish during this time.  Please accept our deepest condolences.  The following guidelines are for the safety of all and according to current guidelines that will help you plan: 

 

Funerals may be held in the Church and as always arrangements will be made through the Funeral Director; 
The Church is at 50% capacity (every other pew) and Masks are to be worn in the church;
There is no offertory procession at this time;

Holly Communion is distributed in the hand and masks should be worn in the procession until it is time to receive, and put back on after receiving Communion.

 

LITURGY PLANNING

When planning the Funeral mass, below are the reading selections, you may choose friends or family members for the readings.  The priest will meet with the readers before the Funeral Mass begins.

 

Initial Funeral Planning Meeting Documents to prepare when you meet with the Priest

Funeral Guidelines for Families Long For[...]
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Funeral Mass Preparation Bio Informatio[...]
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Mass of Christian Burial Readings and Prayers (you may select family members for each or all readings except the Gospel):

Easter Season Funeral Mass Reading 1 fro[...]
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Funeral Mass Reading 1 from the New Test[...]
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Funeral Mass Old Testament Readings - Co[...]
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Funeral Mass New Testament Readings - Co[...]
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Gospel Readings - Copy.pdf
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The Universal Prayers - Prayer of the Fa[...]
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Music Selections and Livestreaming Options

Funeral Liturgy Streaming Info - Copy.p[...]
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MUSIC SELECTIONS FOR THE MASS OF CHRISTI[...]
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