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Welcome to St Mary's Catholic Parish, Maryborough

Funeral help

This page is under currently under construction. Please contact the parish office (07) 4121 3701 for further information regarding arranging a Catholic funeral for your loved one.
Preparing a Eulogy or a Tribute speech (Words of Remembrance) for a funeral (This guide is really helpful to avoid the things that cause a funeral to be overly long and distressing for people) Eulogy guide
Sample templates for a funeral prayer service or funeral Mass (this is very handy for starting to typeset the order of service booklet) Prayer service (male) Prayer service (female) Funeral Mass (male) Funeral Mass (female)
Suggested hymns Suggested hymns
Full guide to planning a funeral, with full texts and options for funerals (this is a large file) Full funeral planning guide
Some suggested readings and prayers that you might like to use as the basis of the funeral ceremony (these may be useful if you don't know where to start) Suggested readings and prayers
Basic guide to the order of a standard Catholic prayer service for a funeral Basic prayer service order guide
Basic guide to the order of a Catholic Funeral Mass Basic funeral Mass order guide