Blog Template Theology of the Body: What do you say at a funeral?

Monday, April 16, 2007

What do you say at a funeral?

It strikes me that this question would be an apt title for an entire COURSE in pastoral theology. It is at time likes these- when our sense of urgency about Christ's efficacy and our hope in God's mercy becomes most acute- that most of us least know what to say. I have a funeral coming up this week. What do you say to those who are grieving at a funeral?