Funeral Preparation

“I am the Resurrection and the Life says the Lord…
Whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live,
And everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.”
John 11:26

Our deepest sympathies to you at the loss of someone you love. As your parish staff and community, we are here to support you and to help you prepare to celebrate the Funeral service. Participating in the planning and celebration of your loved one’s funeral can often provide courage and comfort for you in the mourning process. This material is provided to help you begin that process. The information below will help you participate in the planning of the funeral liturgy. The Director of Music and Liturgy will contact you soon and answer any questions you may have. If you have immediate questions, please feel free to call or email Mary Robertson at 414-271-6577 ext 108 or Please know of our love and support for you in this time of grief and the coming months ahead.

Please click here to view music and readings, read through the booklet, and record your choices in the boxes below.

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Your Name*

Your Email*

Funeral Mass for: *

Date and Time of Funeral Mass*


Entrance Song*

Remarks of Remembrance (optional)

Responsorial Psalm*

Preparation of the Gifts Song*

Communion Song*

Meditation Song (optional)

Closing Song*

Old Testament/First Reading*

Old Testament Reader*

New Testament/Second Reading*

New Testament Reader*

Gospel (read by Priest)*

Prayers of the Faithful*

Prayers of the Faithful Reader (can be read by Priest)*

Gift Bearers for Bread and Wine (2-4 people)*

Cup Ministers (optional, 2 people)