With Dying Matters awareness week in May 2019 posing the question, "Are we ready?" one Celebrant takes a look at why it is so important to think ahead and plan...
There are so many Funeral Directors out there these days that finding the right one can seem daunting.
Funeral ceremonies can serve different purposes for those involved. One function of a ceremony is to contain (accept and help to manage) distress and insecurity, and to signal a change. But,...
Everyone tackles grief in different ways so there is no right or wrong answer to this as what feels right for one person will often not feel right for the next.
With the increasing popularity of finding new ways we can care for our earth, environmentally friendly burials and funerals help preserve our planet when our loved ones pass on.
Here is a step-by-step guide to what happens at a Celebrant-led funeral. This is a typical funeral at a crematorium.
A eulogy is a speech, or piece of writing, in praise of a particular person, or thing. These can be living eulogies – i.e.
The simple answer here is that a funeral should reflect the family’s wishes, and people are increasingly looking for a service that fully represents the loved one they have lost.
It’s a question parents often ask me as a funeral celebrant. In this article, I will explain why attending a funeral can be a healthy, healing and positive experience for children.
Music can be so important in life and is always something to consider when organising a funeral. Music can uplift the soul even at the hardest of times.
In this article, Ellen shares her thoughts and perspectives about a very sensitive topic, in a thoughtfully written piece about how Celebrants manage emotions during a funeral service all while...
Did you know you can have your loved one at home for their funeral service? There are natural and arguably more personal alternatives to a funeral home.