Blog Posts in February, 2017

A Brief Look at the Catholic Vigil Service

Before holding a burial service in San Jose for a Catholic decedent, it is customary to arrange a vigil. It is preferred that the vigil be held within a Catholic church, although it may be held at a ...
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Does the Catholic Faith Allow Embalming?

When Pope John Paul II passed into the loving arms of the Lord, the Vatican officials announced that he had not been embalmed, but had been “prepared” for the viewing by the faithful. ...
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Restrictions on Holding Catholic Funerals

When a loved one returns home to the Lord, the Catholic funeral services are a way to offer comfort to the mourners and prayers for the decedent. Families will need to coordinate the date of the ...
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Recommended Readings for Your Pre-Planned Funeral

Funeral planning is often done on an at-need basis, but the Catholic Church does allow parishioners to make pre-need funeral arrangements in San Jose. A prearranged funeral relieves your loved ones of ...
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