Funeral Preparation

Preparing the Mass of Christian Burial

As Catholics we turn to the Lord in prayer for courage and comfort in our times of need. The death of a loved one is one of those times. The parish of St. Joseph’s is here to support you and pray with you.

Readings and Petitions

Please read through the readings and petitions and select one from each section (C, E, G, H).
Click to view Old Testament Readings: (C 1-11)
Click to view New Testament Readings: (E 1-15)
Click to view Gospel Readings: (G 1-19) (Read by Priest/Deacon)
Click to view Petitions: (H 1-9)


Click to view the music list, which will assist you in selecting the appropriate music for the funeral celebration.


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