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Bishop Richard J. Malone - The Importance of Funeral Rites (Video)

by Bishop Richard J. Malone, ThD

Consider this...interceding for the Deceased

Tue, Oct 31st 2017 07:00 pm
Catholic Diocese of Buffalo  [ View Original Article ]

We must remember the beautiful plan for how we celebrate and pray for the life and eternal life of someone who has died in the Catholic faith.  Sadly, there are many instances where full Catholic funeral rites are neglected.  Please take a moment to listen to the words of Bishop Richard J. Malone as he explains the respectful beauty of funeral rites: the vigil (or wake), the celebration of the Eucharist, and the burial. 

(Click the "View Original Article" above to play the video).