Funeral Rites Ministry

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Contact

Parish Office: 847-359-0042

Name: Mimi Ferlita, Associate Director of Liturgical Life
Phone: 847-907-3425
Email: mferlita@holyfamilyparish.org


Description

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To arrange for and plan a funeral call the parish office. A funeral minister will schedule a Mass and select a time for family members to meet to discuss appropriate readings, music and other notes for the presider. We will help guide you through this time of grieving and assist in any way we can. We have a pdf booklet in Link section below which will help in the planning. Please take a look at this booklet as you begin your preparations for the funeral meeting.

If you are interested in having a funeral luncheon here at Holy Family you can find out what we have to offer if you check the page in Links below which will guide you to the luncheon ministry.

Please take a look at this booklet as you begin your preparations for the funeral meeting. Also, complete the funeral planning sheet (pages 15-18) and bring it to your planning meeting.

Also, complete the funeral planning sheet (pages 10-13) and bring it to your planning meeting.


Volunteer Opportunities

This ministry is the first contact to prepare for a funeral or a visitation service. Ministers assist grieving families through funeral liturgy preparation, worship, semi-annual memorial Masses and visitation services. This is an on-call ministry, Monday through Saturday, 9:00am to noon. Team members rotate assignments. Training is provided at Deanery level and at Holy Family.