Funeral Liturgies

The Rite of Christian Burial and Funeral Liturgies

On behalf of St. Cecilia Parish, we wish to express to the family and friends of the deceased our sincere condolences. It is a requirement of our Parish that funeral planning be done in conjunction with a licensed funeral home. Please call the Church Office if you need assistance. The information below will assist you in planning the liturgy itself.

Funeral Preparation Form

For information on our Funeral and Cemetery Fees please see the corresponding link: Funeral Services and Fees

Scripture Readings

Additional Services

  • Please contact our funeral musican, Stephen Mason. He will be able to assist you in selecting the music for your loved one's funeral. smason46@twc.com
  • The Church Office will assist you with scheduling.
  • We also offer a complimentary reception in our Undercroft hosted by our Bereavement Committee. 


Suggested Funeral Homes

Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home

11382 Madison Pike

Independence, KY 41051

(859) 356-2673



Swindler and Currin Funeral Home

5245 Madison Pike

Independence, KY 41051

(859) 356-9565



For more information regarding the Funeral Liturgies in the Diocese of Covington, please review the regulations published in their Norms for Funeral Rites.