On the Road: Celebrating Funerals

Already in 2015, I've celebrated the Church's funeral rites for a number of people in the Diocese, including one of our deacons.  While it may sound strange to use the word "celebrate" in conjunction with a funeral, the liturgy and rites for the dead focus us on exactly that - our celebration of Christ's victory over death and our share in everlasting life.  I have some thoughts on this in my latest "On the Road"...

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