Category Archives: Funeral oration

Yvette Gair et ses enfants, Emmanuelle et Christopher, funeral homily

Yvette Gair et ses enfants, Emmanuelle et Christopher Aux obsèques, 3 January, 1988 Church of the Holy Redeemer, Surrey Hills, Melbourne,   Homélie Ne soyez pas tristes. Certainement, de nos cœurs les larmes couleront. Il faut pleurer. Il faut beaucoup … Continue reading

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Simon Owen, Funeral Mass, Homily

Simon John Owen Funeral Mass, 17 October 1995 SS Peter and Paul’s, East Doncaster, Homily Today is a taste of summer in its warmth. Today we will lay to rest Simon who brought light to the day. It is not … Continue reading

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Merle Gent, Funeral Mass, homily

Merle Gent Funeral Mass, 20 May, 1999 Corpus Christi, Glenroy,  Homily Merle came to morning Mass regularly over many years, through summer and winter, rain and wind. This is remarkable and is an indication of something profound in her nature. … Continue reading

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Guerrina Crulli, Funeral Mass, homily, 28 July 1999

Guerrina Crulli, Funeral Mass, 28 July, 1999 Corpus Christi, Glenroy Homily Although Guerrina, our sister, had been ill for so long, her death, when finally it came, was a shock. It was like coming face to face all of a … Continue reading

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Requiem Mass for Danielle Murphy, died at 6 weeks through ‘cot death’.

Requiem Mass for Danielle Murphy died at 6 weeks, through ‘cot death’. Hoppers Crossing, 5 January1989 “Then the Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces.” Isaiah 25:8 Do not be sad. Let the tears flow from your hearts, but … Continue reading

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Jaye Santamaria, funeral oration

Jaye Santamaria  St Joseph’s Church, West Brunswick, 15 April 2008, Fr John Dupuche PP We have come in large numbers here to this family church of the Santamaria’s, to celebrate not your past, Jaye, but your future. We won’t dwell with nostalgia … Continue reading

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Funeral Oration for Elsa Dalle

Funeral Mass of Elsa Dalle,          Warrandyte, 16 March, 1998 St Paul says that he has fought the good fight and finished the race. In the last week of her life I visited Elsa at Bundoora. She lay very tired … Continue reading

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