MOURNING

MOURNING

Today, mourning does not impose such strict restrictions and rules, like in the past. Above all, it requires modesty. On the day of the funeral, close relatives of the deceased wear black or dark clothes, a uczestnicy pogrzebu unikają barw jaskrawych.

CREMATION – BEHAVIOR

CREMATION

Civil law, and also church ones (Catholic and Protestant) allows the cremation of the body. The family gathers in a chapel or a funeral home. The ashes are passed on to relatives in a closed urn, which is usually placed in the catacombs, writing the name of the deceased and the date on the board …

JEWISH FUNERALS – MUSLIM FUNERAL

JEWISH FUNERALS

The bereaved family does not accept visits or condolences until the day of the funeral. The funeral itself is very modest – without wreaths and flowers, and also without prayers in the synagogue (except the most eminent rabbis). Kremacja zwłok nie jest dozwolona.

FUNERALS OF PROTESTANTS – ORthodox funeral

FUNERALS OF PROTESTANTS

The pastor goes to the house of the deceased, to give him his last blessing.

Temple service is optional and may be celebrated even after the burial.

If there are Catholics and Protestants in the family, the mass is celebrated jointly by the pastor and the priest. Ta

CATHOLIC FUNERAL

CATHOLIC FUNERAL

The last rites. When it is known already, that the days of a sick person's life are numbered, the family calls the priest, who gives the dying person the last sacraments (the last rites). A crucifix and a burning candle should be placed on a table covered with a napkin. The priest brings holy water and oils, a …

FUNERAL CHILD

LOCATION IN THE Coffin

The coffin is placed in the presence of the family and possibly some closest friends.

FLOWERS

If the family of the deceased was not clearly marked in the press obituaries, that he did not wish to lay flowers and wreaths, friends can send bouquets home …

NECROLOGY, DEATH NOTIFICATIONS

NECROLOGY, DEATH NOTIFICATIONS

The deceased's family notifies their friends by letter, by telegraph or telephone.

In former France (during the ancien regime), Callers walked the streets of the city, drawing the attention of passers-by with a bell, informed about the death, and they also reported the day, time and place, w którym

CONDOLENCE VISITS

CONDOLENCE VISITS

It is customary for relatives and close friends to see the deceased for the last time. Basically, the door of the apartment remains open and visitors do not ring. They kiss or hug family members and ask, that they would be allowed to remain in the room for a while, gdzie spoczywają

CATHOLIC RITE

When death breaks into the house, the family, affected by a painful loss, has to face many organizational problems. funeral Home, which you should contact after completing the initial formalities, informs relatives, what they must do. Współczesne obrządki pogrzebowe są znacznie uproszczone i nie