At the death of a Christian, whose life of faith was begun in the waters of Baptism and strengthened at the Eucharistic table, the Church intercedes on behalf of the deceased because of its confident belief that death is not the end, nor does it break the bonds forged in life. The Church also ministers to the sorrowing and consoles them in the funeral rites with the comforting Word of God and the Sacrament of the Eucharist."

(Order of Christian Funerals, no. 4)



When a death occurs the first call should be to Good Shepherd at 817-421-1387 before meeting with the funeral directors.  The Church will set an appointment for you to meet with a presider who will help you plan the funeral rites. 

Please print and complete the appropriate form below:

Funeral with a Mass

Funeral without a Mass 

Selections for readings can be found at  FUNERAL READINGS.

Please bring your form with your selections to your appointment.

It is important that the family members of the deceased play an active role in preparing the liturgy for their loved one.  This includes selecting scripture readings, music and choosing family and friends to participate in the service.  

To schedule a funeral please contact Diane Kain, Coordinator of Liturgy at 817-421-1387 ext 217

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