Planning a Funeral Mass
at St. John of Rochester
General Information 

  • There will be 1 meeting with the family for 30-45 minutes with Barbara and Fr. Peter to plan the Mass and share thoughts for the Homily.  

  • Plan the Mass: Select 4 Hymns, 1 Old Testament text, 1 Responsorial Psalm, 1 New Testament text and 1 Intercessions page.

  • Select participants: 3 Readers, several people to bring Offertory Gifts up to the Altar, and 2 Communion Cup Ministers.

  • (Optional) You may designate 1 person to offer the "Remarks of Remembrance" (i.e Eulogy) for 5 minutes at the beginning of Mass.

                       

USE THE LINKS BELOW FOR DETAILED PLANNING:


Funeral Liturgy Planning Sheet  


 

The Scripture Readings
Old Testament 
New Testament

 

 

The Responsorial Psalm: Only the 10 Refrains are shown. You will view the entire Psalms at the planning session.
 

Intercessions (i.e. Prayers of the Faithful)
Male Intercessions  I

Male Intercessions  II 

Female Intercessions  I

Female Intercessions  II 
General Intercessions III


 

Liturgical Hymns

Select 4: Processional, Offertory, Communion and Recessional
 

Funeral Program Template - Barbara will create your Funeral Program.  (You may create your own Program if you wish.) Click on the above title link and the template will download to your computer as a (.doc) file which can be edited.

OUT OF TOWN

Family and Friends can participate from home. 

Contact Pastoral Associate Barbara Hesenius at 248-5993 ext. 12 with your questions

  8 Wickford Way
 Fairport, NY 14450

Parish Office: 585 - 248-5993, Fax: 585- 387-0517
E-mail: fstjohno@dor.org

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