Paragraph 1688

1688. The liturgy of the Word during funerals demands very careful preparation because the assembly present for the funeral may include some faithful who rarely attend the liturgy, and friends of the deceased who are not Christians. the homily in particular must “avoid the literary genre of funeral eulogy”188and illumine the mystery of Christian death in the light of the risen Christ.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

206. What does it mean to die in Christ Jesus?

309. Is a confessor bound to secrecy?

477. What practices are contrary to respect for the bodily integrity of the human person?

248. What is the criterion that assures unity in the midst of plurality?

210. What is purgatory?

494. What is the responsibility of civil authority in regard to chastity?

50. What does it mean to say that God is almighty?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How to deal with opposition to the truth of the Gospel?

What is the message behind the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican?

What does it mean to love your neighbor as yourself according to James 2:8, and why is it important?

How is God’s justice manifested in the midst of suffering, according to Job 34:10-12?

How important is community in the midst of suffering, according to Job 42:10-11?

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?

What is the role of God’s people in promoting social justice, according to Amos 5:24?