We extend our empathy and prayers to your family and friends in this time of loss and grief.  Our parish is honored to have the privilege of celebrating for you the Mass of Christian Burial. The funeral rites of the Catholic Church help us to be more aware of God’s grace.

Funeral FAQs

Do I have to be a parishioner to have a funeral at Holy Spirit?
No, anyone may request to have a funeral at Holy Spirit.

Is there an option for a reception after Mass?
Yes, The funeral reception may be held at the school. For parishioners, room rental is free, however, non-parishioners must pay a stipend.

*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the usual facilities in the school building are not available for general use

Can the parish community be notified of upcoming funerals?
Yes, most funerals are listed in the bulletin and in the Prayers of the Faithful at weekend Masses. You can also be added to the parish “Funeral Notification List” and will be emailed as funerals are scheduled. Email or call Cheryl in the rectory office (703-978-8074) to be added to that list. *Additionally, some funerals will be live streamed below.

How do I schedule a Funeral Mass at Holy Spirit?
Contact Cheryl Brilhart at [email protected]