Why do it at all? Why have a one-year old’s birthday party with gifts, cake and ice cream? Why have graduation parties and senior pictures? Why send fancy invitations for weddings?
These efforts not only create community interest and conversation but may be needed in an era where businesses compete vigorously for our attention.
Surprising families with a personalized keepsake candle can be a great way for funeral directors to ease families into the most difficult and delicate part of the grieving process.
With an increasing Hispanic population and a retiring Catholic generation migrating south from the predominantly Catholic Northeast, the Bible Belt is taking on a new look.