It’s a privilege to be able to spend time with your deceased loved one until the final disposition of the body. Lucy believes that it is at this threshold we connect spiritually with our ancient memories that yearn to help our deceased loved ones “even to the grave.” You will never regret being present for these final moments. Three day Death and Dying presentation for seniors at DeMatha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, Maryland. The natural burial process requires that what is buried in the ground is.
Sacred Ceremonies - Welcoming and Naming Ceremony
All the water is combined and used by Lucy, parents and godparents. “As the water breaks in the mother’s womb, as the water broke in your mother’s womb to welcome you into the world, so we use water today to welcome "N". into this community of family and friends. Water connects you with your ancestors and all of humanity.”*. Parts of this ceremony are taken from "Welcoming and Blessing a Child" by Diann L. Neu in her book, Women's Rites (Pilgrim Press, 2003).