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Blog Category: End of Life

Prayers for the Dying

Sometimes we close our eyes to pray and suddenly feel that we lack the words necessary for the vastly complex and emotionally taxing scenario with which we are confronted. The experience of losing someone is scary and harrowing for loved ones, and in emotionally heightened states we may find ourselves tongue-tied. But when you find […]

Best Catholic Funeral Songs

Music is one of the oldest aspects of human culture and has been a part of our Catholic faith since its beginnings. At its core, Catholic music is intended to help people engage with the Church’s liturgy by offering spiritual nourishment that goes beyond words.Catholic funerals are a time to remember and celebrate the life […]

How Is a Body Prepared for Cremation?

If you’re considering burial options for a loved one, it can be an emotional and difficult topic to broach. One common option families explore is cremation, but many people are unfamiliar with the processes involved. A big concern for families is exactly how the body is prepared for cremation. Understanding the intricacies of this method […]

22 Moving Quotes to Help You Say Goodbye

When it’s time to say goodbye to someone we care about, it can be one of the hardest things we’ve ever done. These 22 moving quotes will help you express your feelings and make the process a little bit easier. When someone you love is nearing the end of their life, using these quotes can […]

Memorial Service Ideas for Honoring a Loved One

When someone close to us dies, we often want to find ways to honor their memory and celebrate their life. A memorial service can be a wonderful way to do this, and there are many creative ideas on how to hold a memorable memorial service for your loved one. In this blog post, we will […]

Recognizing the Symptoms of End-Stage COPD

End-stage COPD is the final stage of a difficult disease that affects more than 16 million Americans. People with the disease often have difficulty breathing, and symptoms can progress over time. This blog post will discuss the symptoms of end-stage COPD and how you can get help if you or a loved one is diagnosed […]

Why Do People Have a Burst of Energy Before Death?

There is an intriguing phenomenon that has been reported for centuries, but it has only recently begun to be studied and understood: dying people who experience a sudden burst of energy before death. They experience brief periods of clarity, with symptoms varying from lucid conversations with family and friends to remembering facts from the distant […]

How Long Does It Take to Cremate a Body?

Cremation is an increasingly popular choice for those who wish to be cremated after they die. While cremation is a relatively straightforward process, there are some factors that can affect how long it takes to cremate a body. In this article, we’ll explore some of those factors and give you an estimated range for how […]

Touching Funeral Songs for Dad

Losing a father is never easy, and the grieving process can be overwhelming. Planning a funeral can be daunting, and choosing the perfect funeral songs to commemorate your dad’s life can feel like an impossible task. If you’re struggling to choose the right funeral songs for your dad, you’re not alone. In this post, we’ll […]

45 Celebration of Life Quotes

No one is ever truly gone from our lives. They live on through the happy memories we keep of them, and the lessons they taught us. Here are some quotes to help you celebrate the life of a loved one who has passed away. May their memory be a blessing to you always. Celebration of […]

How Long After Death Should a Funeral Be Held?

The timing of a funeral is a difficult decision to make. There are, however, two main considerations: legal requirements and personal wishes. The laws in each state vary, so it is important to consult with a local professional before finalizing any plans. In this blog post, we will explore some of the factors involved in […]

Writing Sympathy Messages for Funeral Flowers

Sending a sympathy card, along with flowers to a funeral, is a thoughtful way of expressing your condolences to family and friends who are grieving the loss of their loves one. This type of gesture is a meaningful sign that those mourning can draw from during this difficult time. In this article, we will provide […]