Notre-Dame Cemetery: Funeral Services in Ottawa
Preparing your own cemetery and funeral services will alleviate your family's emotional and financial burden in their time of grief. At Notre-Dame Cemetery, We highly recommend scheduling a meeting with one of our trusted counsellors to determine funeral services at our cemetery in Ottawa that will suit you and your family's needs.
Your contract will detail the purchase and maintenance of the grave, either for a full casket or for ashes. The burial can be done in a traditional lot or a columbarium. You can plan services such as transportation and cremation and buy an urn or a monument. Call our team today to discuss further!
Catholic Funeral Traditions
Except for certain holy times and religious holidays, Catholic funeral services can be held at any time of the year. When organizing a Catholic funeral, speaking with our counsellors is a good way to determine which days should be avoided. Catholic priests lead funeral ceremonies at a Catholic institution. The funeral can be held in churches, assisted living facility chapels, or cemetery chapels.
Elements of the Catholic Funeral
Here are the following elements of the catholic funeral:
- Catholic vigil: The Catholic vigil, also known as a wake, usually takes place after death and before the funeral service and burial. People attending the vigil may say prayers and offer condolences to the family, as well as study the scripture via readings and thoughts.
- Funeral mass: The church is where the funeral or memorial liturgy is customarily held. When taken to the church, the casket or urn is sometimes sprinkled with holy water, and Christian symbols, including an open Bible or crucifix, may be put on the casket.
- Catholic burial: Following the ceremony, a rite of passage, or burial, may be held at a cemetery, wherein the casket or urn is transferred to its last resting place. Cremated remains must be buried in a consecrated spot, according to Catholic tradition.
- Etiquette: Traditional clothes at a Catholic funeral are modest and dark in colour. Flowers are commonly accepted and can be delivered to the family's house or the funeral home.
Our Service Includes:
We offer our support throughout preparing the body to move it to the cremation chamber to hand the ashes to the family. We comply with the highest criteria enforced by national regulators throughout the entire cremation process.
Priest for graveside services
Our funeral officiant will recite prayers or readings and deliver a eulogy to commemorate the event.
We take care of everything, from planning the menu to setting the tables to the final clean-up. This allows you to spend your time mourning with your guests.
At Notre-Dame Cemetery, we try to make things easy for you and your family members when you have lost your loved one. We provide compassionate services according to your needs, giving proper attention to the details of the funeral ceremony to best honour the memory of your loved one. Count on us for reliable funeral services in Ottawa.
At Notre-Dame Cemetery, we try to make things easy for you and your family members when you have lost your loved one. We provide compassionate services according to your needs, giving proper attention to the details of the funeral service to best honour the memory of your loved one. Count on us for reliable funeral services in Ottawa.
Contact Us Today
Do you need assistance with planning a funeral? Our counsellors are always willing to help your family during tough times. Give us a call to get more details about our funeral services in Ottawa.