Lesson Planning for 9th – 12th Grade

To help young men and women in high school understand the traditions of the Catholic funeral.

Using Scripture passages and information from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Catholic Funeral process is defined and explained. Each of the
three Sacred Moments of a Catholic Funeral is discussed in detail. These main points are also covered: Death is not the end – in Christ there is Resurrection, Burying the Dead is one of the Corporal Works of Mercy, Four Last Things – Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell, Showing respect for and praying for the dead.