Lord, for your faithful people life is changed, not ended. When the body of our earthly dwelling lies in death, we gain an everlasting dwelling place in heaven. (Preface of Christian Death I, Roman Missal)
Upon request of families and with permission of the pastor, the Bereavement volunteers can provide lunches after funerals of parishioners. Funeral reception helpers either bake a dessert or make a salad to bring to the church hall. Helpers are also needed to set up, serve, and clean up after a lunch.