Articles from a Funeral Celebrant
Attending a funeral for your mother or father can be a difficult and emotionally draining experience. It is important to take the time to prepare yourself mentally and physically for the event. Grief comes in stages, and you must allow yourself the time to process your feelings. You also need to make sure that you are taking care of yourself as well as others who may rely on you during this difficult time.
When the house sold the last thing I had to go through were all her clothes and nick knacks from over the years. I think out of everything this was the hardest because it was so personal and was the essence of her. I had no help with this and found that this process was like losing her all over again.
Questions to ask when writing a eulogy A eulogy is more than just a speech; it’s an opportunity to share stories and memories with family, friends, colleagues and the community. The information you have in your own experiences or the stories you collect from family...
Selecting music for a funeral can b stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Read our article on why we use music which will help you select the right songs.
What is an Order of Service? In short, an Order of Service (OOS) is a document that will tell the mourners at a funeral what is going to happen within the next 30 minutes (be aware that some funerals are 20 minutes). Who would you create one and why do you need to...
What should be included in a eulogy and what should be excluded can be very stressful and challenging. In our example, Sam died in a car accident; you may want to make a note of that in your eulogy