an altar attendant
the head of an archdiocese
head of diocese. In LDS ward is single church
Book of Dates
Buddhist faith to describe a calendar that is used to determine an accurate time for casketing the body
Burial Transit Permit
Disposition Permit also transportation permit
a religious singer who assists the clergy
dignity conferred upon Bishops
Officiant who celebrated the Mass
Portion of the church surrounding the altar
Hebrew phrase meaning Holy Society who care for the dead (washers)
Christian Burial Certificate
Letter or form from a priest stating the eligibility of the deceased for burial in a roman catholic cemetery
room or space in a mausoleum containing niches to hold cremated remains
part of the funeral conducted at the place of disposition of dead human bodies
chamber in a mausoleum
classified notice publicizing the death of a person
a group of parishes under the bishop
liturgical celebration of the eucharist in eastern orthodox churches
pertaining to the church or clergy
song or poem expredding sorrow or lamentation for the dead.
El Malei Rachamin
in the Jewish faith a memorial service. Usually the last prayer of the funeral service
placing of remains in a crypt in a mausoleum
a mommemorative inscription on a tomb or cemetery marker
the consecrated elements of Holy Communion
an oration praising an individual usually after death
The ending portion of the Mass (Catholics)
The first two and last two verses of a Buddhist hymn
en the Jewish faith a eulogy or true evaluation of the deceased.
Eastern Orthodox faith a holy picture usually mosaic
Eastern Orthodox separates the sanctuary from the solea
the first three letters in the Greek word for Jesus
In Islamic faith the leader of the local congregation
an abbreviation for the Latin term meaning Jesus of Nazareth King of Jews
act of placing cremains in an urn
religion of muslims
In the Islamic faith the funeral or funeral prayer
In the Jewish faith a prayer recited for the deceased by the direct mourners Parents, siblings, spouse children.
In the Jewish faith the grave
In the Jewish faith the burial
referring to blood relationship
Hebrew ward meaning rnding or tearing
in the Jewish faith the funeral procession
subdivision of a cemetery that consists of of several graves
Buddhist faith a bedside prayer which may now be performed by the bonze
cemetery with fluch to the ground markers
funeral rites with the body not present
in the Jewish faith a candelabrum with a central stem bearig seven candles. oldest symbol in Judaism
prohet of Islamic religion
an honorary title conferred upon a priest
local church building contains no icons statues symbols
name given to the islamic faith
lobby, foyer, vestibule
the seating or auditorium section of a church
a recess or space in a columbarium
the Buddhist idea of heavenly peace or pure land
news item concerning the death of a person which usually contains a biographical sketch
funeral rited or burial ceremonies
one who conducts a religious service or ceremony
the Buddhist place of worship
a symbolic cloth covering placed over the casket
vigil service associated with Eastern Orthodox funerals
in Roman catholic faith a candle placed near the casket during the funeral mass that signifies the everlasting light of christ.
an arrangemnent made by the cemetery whereby funds are set aside for maintaining the cemetery
those who transport only in particular instances and only for those they chose to contract with(FH, Livery)
the movement in an orderly fashion at the end of a service
the burning chamber in a crematory
doors in the center of the Iconostasis leading directly to the altar. Only ordained clergy are to go through these doors.
in liurgical churches stated directions in a prayer bok
Sacrament of the sick
sacrament given to those seriously ill or in danger of death
part of the church about the altar inside the chancel
Service of Encasketing
In the Buddhist faith a service performed as part of casketing the body
one who is incharge of the cemetery, caretaker of the church
the Jewish Sabbath Christi begins at sundown Friday and ends at sundown Saturday
in the Jewish faith a seven day mourning period
in Jewish faith 30 day mourning period
In the Jewish faith a watcher. One who sits with the body until burial
A cloth of garment in which a dead person is wrapped or dressed for burial
In Eastern Orthodox church the open area before the altar
a hand sewn white linen shroud in which the deceased members of the Jewish faith are dressed
In the Jewish faith the ceremony of washing the deceased before the burial by the Chevra Kaddisha.
a prayer shawl worn by men during the Morning prayer service in the Jewish faith.
in the Jewishprayers said before the funeral by a group of friends and the shomer
ceremonial instructions of the Morman Church given only within the temple to worthymembers of the sect.
wings of the main part of the church which may serve as small chapels for baptism, weddings and even small funeral services
In Eastern Orthodox faith three short services or blessings that are part of the funeral rite.
Ritual garments worn by the clergy
Catholic faith a set of two candles that may be placed one at the head and one at the foot of the casket during the visitation period
In the Jewish faith the anniversary of the death
In the Jewish faith the skullcap worn by the men at temple services and funeral services.
In the Jewish faith a memorial service recited four times a year.
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