What Rituals Go On During Orthodox Funeral Rites?

The Orthodox Church, or the Greek Orthodox Church or Eastern Orthodox Church, is the world’s second-largest Christian church. This Orthodoxy is practiced widely across the globe, especially in Eastern Europe, Greece, and Russia. Many in Australia follow this religion, as well. We at Paul Lahoods Funerals provide services to clients from various faiths and conduct elegant Orthodox funerals.

Orthodox Funeral Traditions

Certain traditions are followed during these funerals, and here we take a look at what they are:

About The Orthodox Funeral Service

There are specific rites followed during the funerals, such as:

Orthodox Burials

Cremation is not permitted in Orthodox funeral. The church may refuse a religious funeral to the family of the deceased person who has been cremated. But embalming is permitted in preparation for burial. These are just some of the traditions followed. Some families are very particular about custom and want to follow all the traditions and rituals to the tee.

This is where the expertise and experience of a well-established funeral home like ours come in. We are a well-respected establishment in this industry. As mentioned, we cater to people of various faiths. If you need to organise an Orthodox funeral, we are here to help.

Our funeral director in Sydney will discuss your requirements and help plan and organize everything in line with your needs. We make sure that you get tailored solutions while creating a personalized service for your loved one. We provide 24/7 Funeral Services in Sydney. For more information, call Paul Lahood Funerals at 02 9564 0223. Feel free to send us your queries via this Contact Us form.