Order of Service – Aboriginal format

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Entrance Procession:

Cross, flag, candle, clap sticks, didgee, photo

Entrance Hymn

Welcome to Country

Placing of Stole on priest

Smoking and blessing ceremony

Lighting of Easter Candle

Eulogy or family tribute

Opening prayer (priest)

Scripture reading


Gospel reading (priest)

Homily (priest)

Prayers of the faithful (Option 1) (Option 2)

Prayer for passing of the loved one

Our Father (all)

Final Commendation (priest)

Final Hymn


Blessing of grave


Community Tributes

Song – placing of flowers

Final prayer