Catholic Cemeteries - DRVC

Serving the Roman Catholic Community of Nassau and Suffolk Counties New York
 
 
 
 

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Over the centuries, a tradition has grown that it is the right, privilege and duty of every Catholic to seek burial in a Catholic cemetery. However, living in the midst of changing circumstances has resulted in changing perceptions in the minds of some regarding the relevance of the Catholic cemetery in the scheme of their lives. While the Church has moved away from a legislative stance and no longer mandates that all Catholics be buried in Catholic cemeteries, the reasons for maintaining and using Catholic cemeteries are as powerful and compelling as ever. The usual and proper place for the burial of Catholics is still the Catholic cemetery in view of the values contained in the Church's burial tradition.... read more ...   


THE CATHOLIC WAY OF DEATH & BURIAL 

Six Steps - 1) Before Death 2) At Death 3) The Vigil 4) The Funeral 5) The Burial 6) The Remembrance ...                                                              

What to do when there is a death in the family

“If pastoral and personal considerations allow, the period before death may be an appropriate time to plan the funeral rites with the family and even with the family member who is dying. Although planning the funeral before death should be approached with sensitivity and care, it can have the effect of helping the one who is dying and the family face the reality of death with Christian hope. It can also help relieve the family of numerous details after the death and may allow them to benefit more fully from the celebration of the funeral rites.” —Order of Christian Funerals (OOCF), #17   Read more ...

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