A funeral in the Anglican Church holds deep spiritual significance, as it serves as a liturgical and communal response to death, offering comfort, hope, and a framework for grieving within the context of Christian faith. The Anglican funeral rite is guided by theological principles and liturgical practices that convey a sense of both mourning and the hope of resurrection. 

Central to the Anglican understanding of death is the profound hope of resurrection, drawing inspiration from the Christian belief in the risen Christ. This hope provides solace and assurance in the face of loss. In some instances, the funeral service includes the celebration of the Eucharist, symbolizing the unity between the living and the departed in the mystical body of Christ.

If you are interested in having a funeral at Christ Church Cataraqui, please contact our priest Canon Lynn at