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An Outline of a Funeral Liturgy


Introductory Rites

At the entrance to the church the body is sprinkled with holy water, a reminder of baptism.

The Liturgy of the Word
First Reading (Old Testament)
Responsorial Psalm
Second Reading (New Testament)
Gospel Reading
Homily
Prayers of the Faithful

Liturgy of the Eucharist
The Offertory (Bread and wine are brought to the altar)
The Eucharistic Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer
Communion

Final Commendation and Farewell
The body is sprinkled with holy water and honored with incense.


 

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