5.9.1.8.1 Funerals of Priests

1. All priests, especially pastors, are urged to prepare a document giving funeral arrangements and to furnish a copy to the Office of the Bishop as provided in Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant (May 2008), available from the chancellor or the secure log-in page for priests.

2. The use of church ground or property other than an existing cemetery for the burial, entombment or inurnment of clergy is not permitted.

3. The funeral of clerics in irregular status is to be referred to the chancellor.




Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor