Our parish family of Immaculate Conception extends our sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one.
The death of our brothers and sisters in Christ is a significant event for us as a Church community. It is a time to mourn our loss and to celebrate God’s gift of life and new life in Jesus Christ, His Son.
As you make the arrangements for your loved one's Christian Burial, you are invited to take an active role in planning the Mass. In the links below you will find a printable worksheet (Funeral Planning Worksheet), example programs, all available reading selections, and all available music selections.
Click on the link below titled Funeral Planning Worksheet. If you are able, print this worksheet as you can use it to fill in your selections. You can then give this worksheet to Erica Brenner in the Parish Office.
Click on the link below titled Funeral Program Examples to view the options for Funeral programs.
Click on the link below titled Part A - First Reading Options (Not during the Easter Season) to select ONE option for the First Reading from the Old Testament. If it is during the Easter Season, click on the link below titled Part A - First Reading Options (During the Easter Season) to select ONE option for the First Reading.
Click on the link below titled Part B - Second Reading Options to select ONE option for the Second Reading from the New Testament.
Click on the link below titled Part C - Gospel Reading Options to select ONE option for the Gospel reading.
Click on the link below titled Part D - Intercessory Prayers to select which option of prayers you feel expresses the life and faith of your loved one and/or your family.
Click on the link below titled Part E - Music Selections to select ONE Processional Hymn, ONE Communion Meditation Hymn, ONE Hymn for the Presentation of Gifts, and ONE Recessional Hymn.
NOTE: Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 we are unable to provide the option of a “Meal of Mercy.”
Someone from our Bereavement Ministry will reach out to you to assist with the details.
Erica Brenner at (716) 799-3064