Could-it-be … ‘Handing-up’ Loved Ones:
Example of a Wake Service
Date, Month and Year
Full Name of the Deceased
Born to Eternal Life_______________________Death Date
Name of Funeral Home, Address/City/State
6:00 P.M. Scripture Service, 6:30 P.M. Catholic Daughters of America Rosary
Organist/Instrumentalist/Family Members and Friends as Choir.
Gathering: Eye Has Not Seen
First Reading: Romans 8: 31-35, 37-39
Responsorial Psalm: You Are Near
Alleluia and Verse
Homily (Speak to the Presider about your loved one that would assist him in developing his homily; stories, virtues, characteristics, what he/she have meant to the family & community)…a family member/friend could ‘Speak a word!’
General Intercession of the Prayers of the Faithful: …See below.
The Lord’s Prayer
Closing Prayer/Blessing Benediction Song