Planning a Funeral Mass
at St. John of Rochester
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:
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
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.
Contact Pastoral Associate Barbara Hesenius at 248-5993 ext. 12 with your questions