Ceremony Matters Blog
For celebrants and anyone who cares about ceremony and the things that help us navigate life (and death).
A Guide For People Who Worry What To Say To A Grieving Person When someone dies we often find ourselves feeling enormous empathy but afraid that we might say something to a bereaved person that could make things worse. We can feel so anxious that we might not even say...
I’m a funeral celebrant and grief counsellor, and for seven years I have been creating person-centred funeral services, following an evidence-based belief that a meaningful funeral ceremony has not only purpose, but potential therapeutic benefit to bereaved people....
As funeral ceremonies are pared right back to immediate family members only, or even unattended direct cremations, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, here are some things you can do with family or friends to keep community gathered around when someone has died:...
Dear Funeral Celebrants, I’ve spoken to many of you over the last few days, both privately and in the Funeral Celebrants Support Network, and we need to get very clear about something - you are not ‘letting anyone down’ by following guidelines to reduce the risk of...
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