What is a columbary?
A columbary is a place where the cremated remains of the departed loved ones
are placed and housed inside niches.
Is cremation accepted in our society?
Considered as a blessing for a Christian to "Dwell in the House of the Lord".
The act of cremating the dead dates back to the pre-historic times. In 700
B.C., in the area of Rome, Italy a civilization called the Etruscans honoured
their dead by cremating them. They believed that fire would purify their loved
ones for eternity. After the funeral pyre was extinguished, the matriarch of
the family would gather the ashes of her loved one and place them in an urn.
The urn was kept in a sacred place - the columbarium.
Is cremation gaining popularity in society?
Cremation is gaining widespread popularity for several unique reasons:
• Simplicity & Dignity
• More control for the Family • More
Family and Church involvement in Services and Ceremonies
• Environmentally Sound • Immediate Return
to Nature • Saves Land for the Living
I can see that you have included the VAT and PCF into
your price but I would like to know what is the meaning of PCF?
PCF - Perpetual Care Fund.