Homily – A Funeral Sermon

A Funeral Homily Thessalonians 4: 13-17 St. John 5: 24-30 (His Eminence, Archbishop Antony gave the homily this week, so I offer this funeral homily (given 10/15)). Unity in Love, Now and Forever. This is my opportunity to give you some perspective – a factual context – that will help you understand your loss and […]

Censing During Ukrainian Orthodox Funerals

Note: be sure to subscribe to the podcast Censing during Ukrainian Orthodox Funeral Services   Preface: During the funeral, the priest stands with the deacon at the west end of the coffin, except during the incensations (at the Evloghitaria of the Departed, the Kondak, and at Eternal Memory, see below). It is proper to have […]