Catholic funerals are a significant event for the Catholic Church and its followers. It is a time of mourning, remembrance, and celebration of the life that has passed away. Understanding the traditions that accompany a Catholic funeral is crucial in making the
event a meaningful and respectful experience.
The funeral rite of the Catholic Church has evolved over centuries, and it is steeped in symbolism and liturgical traditions. The funeral mass is the central aspect of the
Catholic funeral and is usually held in a Catholic church. During the mass, the deceased's life is celebrated, and their journey to eternal life is commemorated.
At Premier Funerals, we understand that losing a loved one is a difficult and emotional experience. That is why we are here for you every step of the way. Our compassionate and experienced funeral directors will work closely with you to plan a meaningful and respectful funeral service that honours the life of your loved one.
We offer a range of funeral services, including traditional burials, cremations, and memorial services. Our team is available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have and to assist you with any arrangements that need to be made. We can help with everything from selecting a casket or urn to choosing the music and readings for the funeral mass.
We are committed to providing you with a personalised funeral service that reflects the
life and values of your loved one. We will take care of every detail, allowing you to focus on grieving and healing.
Typically, it takes around 24-48 hours to arrange a funeral. At first, this may seem daunting but our caring staff at Premier Funerals have many years of experience.
Choosing the right funeral home is crucial when planning a Catholic funeral. Premier Funerals is a trusted and reputable funeral home that has been serving the Catholic community for many years. Our experienced funeral directors have extensive knowledge of Catholic funeral traditions and can guide you through every step of the planning process. We offer a range of affordable funeral services that can be customised to meet your needs and budget. Our team is dedicated to providing compassionate and professional service, ensuring that the funeral service is meaningful and respectful.
Our staff are happy to help design and print Order of Service booklets, programs, memorial cards, bookmarks or other printed keepsakes.
Ask your funeral director about our huge range of cremation urns and other ashes keepsakes.
We have an impressive fleet of funeral vehicles. If you wish to use a particular hearse for your loved one, please ask our staff about availability.
We have a comprehensive list of caring celebrants and members of clergy. We are able to source a celebrant or minister to perform funeral services of any religion. Alternately, you are welcome to source your own. Our fully-equipped chapel is suitable for funerals of all cultures and religions.
We are happy to arrange the publishing of funeral notices in any newspaper publications of your choice, and can assist with writing your notice. Please ask our friendly staff to assist.
A record of attendance is a nice keepsake. We have a selection of condolence books for you to choose from.
The release of Monarch Butterflies adds a truly beautiful, symbolic and memorable touch to a service to honour the memory of your loved one. Their release can create a peaceful, soothing, quiet, and moving experience providing family and friends with a special way to express their final goodbyes.
The release of doves is symbolic and represents the soul and spirit returning ‘home’. Your funeral director is happy to arrange dove releases if required.