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The Growing Trend of Humanist Funerals

As Americans become ever less religious, so too have our celebrated life milestones such as births, weddings, and funerals. Many of these celebrations are no longer held in a church, synagogue, or mosque, presided over b ...

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Eco-Friendly Funerals and Religious Beliefs

Although you won't find the phrase "ashes to ashes" in the Bible itself, you will find many scriptures talking about how our bodies begin and end as dust. Where did that phrase come from? It's actually from the "Book of ...

Category: Environment Funerals

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How to Give a Eulogy

Very often, a ULC minister will have to give a eulogy at a funeral, but you don't have to be a minister to give the eulogy. The family might ask you to say a few words about the deceased, especially if you were close to ...

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New Cremation Guidelines From Catholic Church

Recently, the Vatican issued guidelines about cremation and scattering ashes. If you only saw the following headlines, you might be confused: Vatican Issues New Cremation Guidelines for 'Faithfully Departed' Final re ...

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Dealing With Grief at the Holidays

"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakabl ...

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Questions Still Remain About Two Terrorists

More details are beginning to emerge about the two killers in the California terrorist attack, yet there are many questions that have yet to be answered. On December 2nd, Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a married coupl ...

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Funeral Ceremony for MIT Police Officer

April 15, 2013 will never be forgotten by the residents of Boston; it is the date of the Boston Marathon bombings. The bombs that went off near the end of the marathon killed three spectators and injured hundreds more. ...

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