My Funeral Plan

I just saw an ad on the telly for a funeral plan: “Just a couple of dollars a week…”

Here’s my funeral plan.

Put me in a box.
Put me in a hole.
(Don’t burn me!)
Sing a few hymns.
Pray for my soul.
(Don’t mourn me.)

About Schütz

I am Catholic, married to Cathy, father of Maddy & Mia. Since 2002, I have been the Executive Officer of the Ecumenical & Interfaith Commission of the Archdiocese of Melbourne. I was once a Lutheran pastor, but a "year of grace" and soul-searching led me into the Catholic Church. It was a bumpy ride, but with the support of my (still Lutheran) wife, I was finally confirmed on June 16, 2003.
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7 Responses to My Funeral Plan

  1. Matthias says:

    Was it not Churchill who said of an enemy ” embalm,bury and cremate him-take no chances”

  2. Matthias says:

    I am a organ donor -being a nurse i have seen the second chance that people have got after a corneal graft and kidney transplant. I would like to be buried at sea,probaly the Yarra is as far as I would get-not my problem then. LOL

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