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  1. Acolyte
    An Alter attendant
  2. Adaptive Funeral Rite
    a funeral rite that is adjusted to the needs and wants of those directly involved; one which has been altered to suit the trends of the times
  3. Aftercare (post-funeral follow- up)
    those appropriate and helpful acts of counseling that come after the funeral
  4. allah
    in the Islam faith, the name of God
  5. Altar
    an elevated place or structure on which sacrifices are offered or at which religious rites are performed; in the Christian Faith, a table on which the Eucharist or Holy Communion I offered.
  6. Alternative Container
    an unfinished wood box or other non-metal receptacle or enclosure, w/o ornamentation or a fixed interior lining, which is designed for the encasement of human remains and which is made of fiberboard, pressed-wood, composition materials (with or w/o an outside covering) or like materials.
  7. Apostille
    certification/legalization of a document for international use (UNDER TERMS OF THE 1961 Hague Convention)
  8. Archbishop
    in the Roman Catholic faith, the head of an archdiocese
  9. Aron
    Hebrew word meaning container; a casket made entirely of wood, containing no metal parts.
  10. Arrangements Conference
    the meeting btwn the funeral; director and the client family during which the funeral arrangements are discusssed
  11. artificial Grass
    an imitation of grass made in mat form and used at the cemetery to cover the earth around the grave
  12. At-Need Counseling
    counseling with the family as they select the services and items of merchandise in completing arrangements for the funeral service of their choice when a death has accrued.
  13. Bishop
    leader of multiple churches in a particular denomination; in the Roman Catholic faith, the head of the diocese; in the LDS (Mormon) church, Bishop of the ward is leader of a single church
  14. Bonze
    the name of the Buddhist priest
  15. Book of Dates
    a term used in the Buddhist faith to describe a calendar that is used to determine an accurate time for casketing the body
  16. Brother
    in the Roman Catholic faith, a man who is a member of a religious order w/o being ordered or while preparing for ordination
  17. brotherhood
    relating to a social organization
  18. burial transit permit (disposition permit)
    a legal document, issues by a governmental agency, authorizing transportation and/or disposition of a dead human body
  19. canopy (cemetery tent)
    a portable shelter used to cover the grave area during the committal
  20. Cantor
    a religious singer who assists the clergy; assists the Rabbi in the Jewish faith; assists the Pries tin the Eastern Orthodox faith
  21. Cardinal
    in the Roman Catholic faith,  dignity comity conferred upon Bishops making them Princes of the Church
  22. Cash Advance
    cash advance items may include but not limited to: cemetery or crematory service, pallbearers, public transportation, clergy honoraria, flowers, musicians or singers, nurses, obituary notices, gratuities, and death certificates; sometimes called accommodation or cash disbursement
  23. Casketbearer (Pallbearer)
    one who actively bears or carries the casket during the funeral service and at the committal service
  24. Celebrant
    the officiant who celebrates the Mass in the Roman Church
  25. Cemetery
    an area of ground set aside and dedicated for the final disposition of dead human bodies
  26. certified copy of a death certificate
    a legal copy of the original death certificate
  27. chancel
    the portion of the church surrounding the
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2017-08-06 01:35:58
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