While our faith assures us of our place in heaven with God our Father, that does not mean that there is no grieving when a loved one dies. This is often a traumatic time in the lives of those who are left, especially in the planning of the funeral, which usually needs to be handled in a short amount of time. It’s always best to contact a priest first before planning the funeral preparation. Helping you to make the funeral Mass for your loved one as personal as possible is our goal as we assist you in choosing scripture readings and music for the occasion. Whether you are doing advance planning or the need arises at the death of a loved one, please be in touch with our parish office, firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-362-3323, and we will help you through this process.