The Lazarus Ministry as a form of Christian service aids and assists families at the time of death to prepare the liturgy of Christian burial and to offer solace at a difficult time.
Typical tasks and responsibilities:
- Visit the immediate family to assist in planning the funeral liturgy.
- Prepare and lead the Wake Service.
- Serve at the Funeral Mass.
- Participate in All Souls Day service.
Required training or skills: An orientation meeting to explain duties.
Approximate time commitment: Several hours over a 3 day period for each funeral.
Location: As required
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