Liturgy & Music
office: 262.781.3480, Ext. 240
"But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we also await a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. He will change our lowly body to conform with his glorified body by the power that enables him also to bring all things into subjection to himself." Philippians 4:20-21
While death is often sudden and unexpected, there are times when prolonged illness precedes death. In such cases, this time can be a graced opportunity for the dying person and his/her family to face the reality of impending death by talking about the funeral rituals. The pastoral staff of St. Dominic Catholic Parish is ready to meet with you to begin the process. Experience has shown that such conversation not only helps the dying person but also aids family and friends to bond together with the dying person in a way which is both realistic and hopeful.
If the death of a loved ones is more sudden, we hope that you will contact us right after death so that we may minister to you in your time of loss. Often the funeral home you choose will make the first contact with us. Along with the personnel of the funeral home, the pastoral staff and parishioners of St. Dominic Catholic Parish are ready to help you in whatever ways we can. Soon after we are advised of death, one of our pastoral staff members will contact you to set up a time to help you plan the funeral rites.
We are here to help you and minister to you during your time of loss. The first step is to contact the funeral home. They will begin the process with you and work with us to determine available dates and times.
In the days, weeks, and months that follow, we assure you our prayers, our support, and our sympathy. May the God of healing and consolation find a special place in your heart at this time of loss and sadness.
If you are like many people, you may not have told your family about your wishes for your funeral liturgy. Some of our parishioners are in the situation where they live alone, having outlived their spouses, while others have children who have joined other faith traditions and may not understand the Catholic funeral liturgy.
We are happy to keep funeral wishes and desires on file at St. Dominic Catholic Parish. If you are interested, please contact Pastoral Associate, Mary Lestina who will work with you to ensure your desires are honored.
Phase 1 of the Columbarium at the Prayer Gardens of St. Dominic was constructed in Fall of 2020. Providing an option to inter loved ones in a Catholic columbarium, at their church home, in an environment cared for by the community of parishioners for generations to come.
Our Columbarium supports and nurtures the Corporal Work of Mercy: to bury the dead with reverence, respect, and dignity and the hope of the Resurrection that is expected by the Church. You need not be a parishioner to purchase a niche.
Contact: Michael Ricci at 262.781.3480
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St. Dominic Catholic Parish believes that prayer is the most meaningful conversation of the day and wants to support one another through prayer. If you would like to receive prayer requests and will pray for the requests, please contact Kathy Monday.