As the funeral service company known for serving the Catholic communities of Durham and Orange Counties, we offer the following information from the Diocese of Raleigh. The PDF article below outlines the norms for celebration of funeral rites in the Roman Catholic Church. Among many vital points, it addresses the Church’s position on cremation, the various rites from time of death to burial, eulogies, and information on Catholic cemeteries in the Diocese.
The following form is available as an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file for you to download:
Catholic Norms of Funeral Rites