Catholic Funeral Services Package

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About Catholic Funeral Services Package

Allow your family to mourn without stress.

Embrace has over four generations of experience providing professional Singapore Catholic Funeral Services with a modern approach.

Give your loved one a dignified Catholic funeral ceremony with our roman Catholic funeral package. Prices start from $5,499.

Call or WhatsApp our 24 hour helpline @ 96921100 for a free consultation.

Catholic Funeral Package Includes

Our Catholic funeral package includes everything you would need to hold a traditional Roman Catholic funeral service.

We also take care of all the necessary arrangements that need to be made after a death has occurred. This includes managing the transfer of the body into our care, booking cremation and/or burial slots, and handling post-funeral services.

The essential Catholic Funeral packages start from:

3 Day Catholic Funeral Package $5,499
4 Day Catholic Funeral Package $5,999
5 Day Catholic Funeral Package $6,499

Embalming Handling & Enconffin Service

  • Collection of Body from Place of Deceased
  • Professional Embalming and Make Up Services
  • Mandai Cremation Fee & Ash Collection Services

 

Preparation of Memorial Ceremony

  • Tentages
  • Curtains and Carpet
  • Round Tables
  • Square Tables
  • Chairs
  • Fans
  • Lightings
  • Floral Arrangements
  • Floral Photo Wreath
  • Cross Wreath
  • Table Spray
  • Silk Table Arrangements
  • Photo Enlargement
  • Wooden Photo Frame
  • Passport Sized Photos
  • Dignified Christian Altar Set up
  • Condolences Booklet & Safe Box

 

Coordination of Catholic Funeral Service, Ritual & Memorial Ceremony

  • Professional Service Team
  • Mobile Toilet
  • Hearse
  • 45-Seater Air Conditioned Bus (Funeral Wake – Crematorium / Cemetery – Wake)
  • Towels Souvenirs for Guests
  • Cleansing Flower Water

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Professional Catholic Funeral Services in Singapore

We believe in providing a meaningful and dignified closure for both the deceased and the grieving family. While ensuring that the deceased transitions smoothly into the afterlife, we want to help grieving families deal with this difficult period with utmost care and professionalism.

We have over 20 years of experience in handling different Catholic funerals in Singapore. We can also deliver a personalised service that is customised to the way you desire to give your final send-off to your loved ones.

Embrace Funerals with a modern approach

With Embrace, you are choosing a team who will take care of all the Catholic funeral arrangements with a modern approach.

  1. Instead of the traditional way of asking customers to hand write our instructions, we provide a printed SOP and guide to our customers on the things to look out for and take note. (Download a simplified funeral guide here)
  2. Introduced the Service of funeral emcee to conduct funeral services, making funeral services more professional and with 仪式感 or sense of ceremony.
  3. Provide customers with transparent and clear written packages so they can plan the funeral according to their budget
  4. Revamped the customer service experience into a modern hospitality approach, and taking on a more customer experience centric flow and process
  5. We revamped the traditional funeral set up to give it a cleaner, brighter and modern look
  6. Changed all lighting used to environmentally friendly LED bulbs
  7. Upgraded our music player and sound systems for better ambience and BGM
  8. We use a PA system to make announcements and provide guidance; for a more soothing and professional atmosphere and ambience.

Our supportive in-house team takes great pride in ensuring that a professional service is given to the deceased and grieving families at all times. We are able to converse in English, Mandarin, Teochew, Cantonese, and Hokkien.

Catholic Funeral Rites & Customs

In a Catholic funeral service in Singapore, the life of the recently departed is solemnly commemorated with traditional customs and rituals.

The Cornerstone of Catholicism

Catholics have a strong belief that a deceased’s soul lands in one of three places; Heaven, Hell or Purgatory. This is reliant on the work and faith that one carries while alive.

Night prayers services are held during the funeral where family members, relatives and friends will pray for God to be merciful to the departed, so that they can enter the Gates of Heaven after Purgatory. These prayers also provide comfort and hope to the living.

When a deceased passes on, the Purgatory becomes an intermediate place where a soul transports itself to when physically dead. It is also known as an avenue for those who are unable to enter Heaven due to past sins committed, which they may make satisfaction for to seek purification.

Roman Catholics believe in Purgatory, which is an intermediate phase where souls go to after physically dying on Earth. Purgatory is a place for those who are unable to enter Heaven because they had committed sins that are forgivable. They must undergo purification before being able to attain the holiness needed for entering Heaven.

Catholics believes that the departed will be resurrected during the Second Coming of Jesus. Catholics believe that they should not be fearful about death as Jesus Christ has conquered death and sin. The Holy Bible also reminds them that they will be reunited with their loved ones in God’s Heaven ultimately.

A Catholic funeral service generally consists of three elements:

The Wake & Vigil

A Catholic funeral wake is held for the family members, relatives, and close friends of the departed loved one for them to pay their respects. Funeral wakes in Singapore can be held at a funeral parlour, a funeral home, in a church, at void decks, or a home. During the vigil, words of encouragement and comfort are shared to the family members in order to assist them in going through the hardship of losing a loved one. Prayers are also led by the Church Minister or a Priest, which is then accompanied by the presentation of memorials and eulogies. The Vigil process may also include the singing of secular music and hymns. 

Funeral Service & Memorial Mass

The Funeral Mass is often held in a church. When the casket that houses the body of the departed arrives at the Church entrance, the Priest would sprinkle holy water on it and then it would be covered with a white pall. The casket will then be moved to the front of the Church where symbols of the Catholic faith such as the Crucifix and the Bible would be placed on the casket by family members. Then, Bible sermons would be read together with a Psalm and Homily. This funeral process will then end with the Eucharist Prayer to conclude the Holy Communion.

Rites of Committal

The Rite of Committal is the last process in a Catholic funeral service. During the rite, prayers are recited at the resting place of the departed. Depending on the family, the final resting place of a loved one can either be the place of internment or an open grave. This process expresses the communion that exists between the Church on Earth and Church on Heaven, which is where the departed ascends to meet God.

A typical order of traditions include:

  1. The vigil (“wake”) where family and friends pray for the deceased
  2. Eulogies and hymns read and sung throughout the funeral
  3. Funeral mass at the church (also known as a Requiem mass or funeral liturgy)
  4. The funeral mass includes both prayer and holy communion.
  5. Rites of Committal at the resting place of the deceased

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About Embrace Funeral Services

Embrace Funeral Services Singapore (懷恩生命禮儀) is a one-stop professional funeral service provider that was founded by our 4th generation undertaker, Jeffrey Lee Yi Fu.

Embrace Funeral Services has a modern approach to funerals, while still maintaining cultures and traditions.

 

FAQ

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Catholic funerals can be held at HDB void deck, funeral parlours, catholic churches, or even at home.

A funeral director's responsibilities during a Catholic funeral ceremony include making arrangements with the church, crematoriums, and cemeteries. They also handle every other aspect of the funeral, such as ensuring the funeral wake proceeds smoothly.

Call our 24 hour helpline @ 96921100. We will answer immediately and guide you along on what to do. Decide on what type of funeral you want to hold for the departed - whether it’s a Catholic funeral or others.

You should decide whether a Catholic funeral is suitable for your loved one. Call our 24 hour helpline @ 96921100. We will provide advice and guide you along the way.

We can assist with repatriation of the body. We offer an international repatriation service. Give us a call at our 24 hour helpline @ 96921100. We will guide you and advise you accordingly. We can provide advice on whether a Catholic funeral is suitable for the deceased.

We provide pro-bono and heavily discounted Catholic funeral services for people who are really in need.

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