Visiting a cemetery is a solemn, formal affair, and your clothing should reflect this. Before choosing an outfit for the burial, consider whether the family's faith or cultural background calls for a particular style of clothing.
You’re Hosting What in the Cemetery?
Why does a cemetery need or choose to have events? Isn’t having ___________ (fill in the blank with an event) disrespectful to the dead? Cemeteries should be serene, peaceful spaces reserved for co…
History awaits you at our Oakwood Cemetery Discover Niagara Shuttle stop.
IT ALL STARTED IN 1852... And now you can do self-guided tours everyday until dusk. If you'd like to participate in a guided 'daredevil tour' it happens 2 ti...
13 Helpful Tips for Proper Funeral Etiquette
A guide featuring the most commonly asked questions about funeral etiquette, including a guide to popular sympathy flowers.
Trinity Institute: Bishop Curry Sermon
The 2016 Trinity Institute conference (TI2016), "Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice," began Thursday, January 21 with a sermon from the Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. Preaching on chapter 8 of the Gospel according to Matthew, the story of the centurion's servant, Curry urged his listeners to join what he calls "the Jesus movement" to change the world.
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Understanding the Meaning of Nature Symbols on Custom Memorials
The symbols etched on custom memorials can be as complex or simple as the family of the deceased wishes. Designed to convey the beliefs and philosophies of the individual
How Much Does the Average Funeral Cost?
Funeral costs will vary depending on type of funeral you want whether Direct Cremation, Direct Burial, or Traditional Full-Service Funeral.
10 military cemeteries to visit for Veterans Day
Somber, scenic military cemeteries welcome visitors for Veteran's Day.
Tips for Following Proper Funeral Etiquette
People who have not attended funeral services in the past are often anxious about going to a ceremony, because they are worried they may make an inadvertent etiquette mistake.