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					Funeral Mass
    Name of the Deceased

           Dates of Birth and Death (optional)

 Catholic Parish of Cranleigh and Bramley

The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust is a Registered Charity No. 252878

 Entrance Hymn/Music                                                         please stand

We welcome family, friends, work colleagues and neighbours to this funeral liturgy for...

       Penitential Rite
We call to mind God’s merciful compassion and our need for forgiveness and healing in
our lives.

      Opening Prayer
In which we collect our thoughts and prayers together and offer them to God

Liturgy of the Word                                                            please sit
        The Readings
There will be two readings from Holy Scripture
         First Reading: A reading from…


         The Gospel : A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to ….


         Prayers of the Faithful please stand
           Reader : Lord, hear us or Lord, in your mercy
           People : Lord, graciously hear us or Hear our prayer

Liturgy of the Eucharist                                                       please sit

       Presentation of the Gifts
Gifts of bread and wine are prepared on the Altar where we will recall Christ’s sacrifice for

         Offertory Hymn (optional)

         Eucharistic Prayer                                              please stand

Priest       The Lord be with you
All          and with your spirit
Priest       Lift up your hearts!
All          we lift them up to the Lord

Priest       Let us give thanks to the Lord our God
All          It is right and just

During the Eucharistic prayer we say together…
        Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of Hosts,
        heaven and earth are full of your glory.
        Hosanna in the highest.
        Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
        Hosanna in the highest.
The Eucharistic prayer continues…

         The Lord’s Prayer
              Our Father, who art in heaven,
              hallowed be thy name;
              thy kingdom come;
              thy will be done;
              on earth as it is in heaven.
              Give us this day our daily bread.
              And forgive us our trespasses,
              as we forgive those who trespass against us.
              And lead us not into temptation;
              but deliver us from evil.
Priest         Deliver us, Lord, we pray, from every evil,
               graciously grant peace in our days,
               that, by the help of your mercy,
               we may be always free from sin
               and safe from all distress,
               as we await the blessed hope
               and the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ.
ALL           For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours,
              now and for ever.
       Holy Communion
– if you are not a Catholic please come forward with your arms folded across your chest for
a blessing
     Post Communion Prayer                                   please stand

     Tribute/Eulogy                                          please sit

The Final Commendation
       Song of Farewell
Priest     Saints of God, come to his aid
           Hasten to meet him angels of the Lord
R/.        Receive his soul and present him to God the Most High
Priest     May Christ who called you, take you to himself
           may angels lead you to the bosom of Abraham R/.
Priest     Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord
           and let perpetual light shine upon him. R/.

       Final Hymn
Procession to the place of committal

                      The committal will take place at …

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