Blog Posts in July, 2017

What Non-Catholics Should Know About Attending a Catholic Funeral Service

If you are attending a Catholic funeral service for the first time, you likely have some questions about what to expect. Catholic funerals have three parts, including a burial service. Here is what ...
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Planning a Respectful Reception

After Catholic funeral services, it’s customary to hold a reception. The reception is hosted by the family of the deceased and offers a further opportunity for friends and loved ones to offer ...
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To Whom Should You Send Sympathy Thank You Cards?

After the funeral service in San Jose for a loved one, it is traditional to send sympathy thank you cards to acknowledge the kindness friends and family showed to you. Writing these notes after the ...
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Discussing Your Pre-Need Arrangements with Your Family

Pre-planning funeral and burial arrangements is not a topic anyone looks forward to discussing, but talking to your family about could be one of the most important conversations you have with them. If ...
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