Death may have taken away a person's physical presence, but they will continue to live on in our memories and stories

Humanist Memorial Ceremonies

A humanist memorial ceremony focuses on the person who has died, balancing the sense of loss with a celebration of the person's life, and will typically include suitable readings and music. The celebrant will meet the family to learn as much as possible about the person who has died, so they can lead the ceremony with dignity and warmth.

Humanist memorial ceremonies - photo of a read heart and some whitethorn flowers
Humanist memorial ceremonies - photo of candle held by a hand
Humanist memorial ceremonies - photo of poppies

Billy Mag Fhloinn was the perfect celebrant for our family's Memorial Ceremony. He brought the exact measure of dignity, without being sombre, which was just what we had in mind.  So grateful to him for facilitating the ceremony which befitted our departed relative.  Míle buíochas.


My Mum passed away last year. The funeral seemed so small and sad - not what she would have wanted at all. She wanted smiles and songs and no hum drum she said. Our celebrant is helping us to plan a memorial service in Autumn surrounded by her friends and family and it will be a celebration of her life.

D. Fitzgerald


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