In sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life
through Our Lord Jesus Christ,
we commend to Almighty God (Name),
and we commit his/her body to the ground:
earth to earth,
ashes to ashes,
dust to dust.
The Lord bless him/her and keep him/her,
the Lord make His Face to shine upon him/her
and be gracious to him/her,
the Lord lift up His countenance upon him/her
and give him/her peace.
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Gracious St. Joseph, protect me and my family from all evil as you did the Holy Family. Kindly keep us ever united in the love of Christ, ever fervent in imitation of the virtue of our Blessed Lady, your sinless spouse, and always faithful in devotion to you. Amen. continue reading
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