A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
Romans 6:3-9 (long version)
NEW TESTAMENT READING (Second
6:3-9 (long version)
A reading from the
Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans
Are you aware that
we who are baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were indeed buried with him through
baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the
glory of the Father, we too might live in newness of life.
For if we have
grown into union with him through a death like his, we shall also be united
with him in the resurrection. We know
that our old self was crucified with him, so that our sinful body might be done
away with, that we might no longer be in slavery to sin. For a dead person has been absolved from
sin. If, then, we have died with Christ,
we believe that we shall also live with him.
We know that Christ, raised from the dead, dies no more; death no longer
has power over him.
The word of the