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Funeral Readings

Traditional Readings

For Catholic funerals, the custom is to select one passage from the Old Testament, a Psalm, a reading from one of the letters of the New Testament and finally a Gospel reading by your minister: 

Catholic Bible Readings

Church of England services also tend to  follow a structure, which usually consists of one reading from the Old Testament and one from the New Testament: 

Church of England Bible Readings

Contemporary Literature

From Disney to Shakespeare, words of remembrance can come from the most unlikely of sources. If you're looking for a more contemporary way of expressing yourself through literature, try these sources of inspiration:

Stylist Magazine Funeral Readings

Alternative Readings

Sometimes having a completely non religious reading is the most fitting for the person being remembered. These readings are a more quirky way to express what you want to say:

Alternative funeral readings