Where can I have my ashes scattered?


#1

I want to be cremated. Where can my ashes be scattered that is not inappropriate. God made this world and its beauty. I want to be part of that.


#2

I’m sorry, but the Church does not allow human cremains to be scattered; and I must note that even cremation would be problematic in your case if you order it done so that you can be “at one” with God’s creation in a non-Christian sense of that principle. When done in conformity to the Church’s understanding of death and bodily resurrection, the Church does allow for cremation; but the cremains must be placed in a suitable container and buried, within a mausoleum, in a consecrated plot of earth, or in an appropriate body of water.


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