Honouring the Dead on Halloween – Celtic Edition

Last Halloween, we talked about the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead. This year we will look at the Celtic origin of the holiday and how this pagan tradition honoured the dead. Precursor to Halloween: Samhain & All Saints Day The Pagan festival of Samhain took place between October 31…

Common Questions about Funerals Answered

Whether you're looking for services for your immediate need or pre-arrangements, there are many common questions about funerals, burials and other important details. Talking about, or even thinking about death can be difficult - especially when it's regarding a loved one or yourself. While it is one of life's most…

The first 5 Things to Do when a Death has Occured

Whether expected or sudden, when someone close to you dies it can be extremely upsetting. Often in the moments after are a blur, as emotions run high - which can be paralyzing. This is why it's important to know what to do immediately after the death has occurred. Have the…