Mary "Honey" Serrao Camara

(April 28, 1916 - September 9, 2007)

Memorial Service Main Page and Recordings

September 20, 2007 Memorial Service Transcripts

< Track 04: Gathering Song: You are Mine


Track 05: Opening Prayer, etc. (Father Gary Secor)


Track 06: 1st Reading: Wisdom 3:1-6,9 (Christine Asing) >

Father Gary Secor (FGS): In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Congregation: Amen.
FGS: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the the Holy Spirit be with you all.
Congregation: And also with you.

FGS: I bless Mary with the Holy Water...
that recalls her baptism, of which Saint Paul writes "All of us who were baptised into Christ Jesus were baptised into his death. Through baptism into his death we were buried with him, but just as Christ was raised from the dead, by the glory of the Father, we too might live a new life. ()

I ask the family to come forward to place the cloth.

FGS: On the day of her baptism, Mary put on white, and on the day of Christ's coming, may she be clothed with glory. ()

FGS: May this sign of Christ's victory over sin and death, and the victory that mary shared with all of us [?] [placing crucifix?]

FGS: Let us pray.
God, you have called your daughter Mary from this life.
Father of all mercy, fulfil her faith and hope in you,
and lead her safely home to heaven, to be happy with you forever.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ your son,
who lives and reigns with you and the holy spirit,
one God forever and ever
Congregation: Amen.
FGS: Please be seated as we listen to God's word.


The transcript's probably not 100% accurate.