Funerals

INTRODUCTION

Death – the Seed of Resurrection

Preparation of the Body

The Vigil by the Body

Procession with the Body to the Church

Burial Service in Church

Concluding Rites

Burial at the Cemetery

Memorial Dinner and Memorial Services

 

ORDER OF BURIAL

Panakhyda

Parastas (Great Panakhyda)

Parastas – The Canon for the Departed

Burial Service

Burial Service and Divine Liturgy

Burial at the Cemetery