Funerals

Funeral Details and Receptions

For details about Prayer of the Faithful and to select one of our two Prayers of the Faithful, visit Funeral Liturgy.

To see the Sacred Scripture Selections for a Funeral Liturgy, please click here. 

After you have selected the Prayer of the Faithful and a Sacred Scripture, please fill out our Funeral Registration Form to send the pastor all the details about the funeral.

For Music during the funeral, please contact our musicians for more details and their rates:

  • Gavin Caldwell, by email or phone number: (403) 815-9203
  • Al Roach, by email or phone number: (403) 239-2509

St. Rita’s Ladies Group offers to host and cater Funeral Receptions at St. Pius X Church Hall for parishioners, with a choice of two packages:

Package #1

Suggested donation of $6.00 per person

  • Sandwiches, triple decker. Fillings in each triple sandwich are Ham/Egg salad, Salmon/Egg salad and Tuna/Cheez whiz. The platter of sandwiches is garnished with parsley and grape tomatoes.
  • Dill Pickles
  • Carrot and celery sticks
  • Deserts (cookies and squares)
  • Tea, coffee and juice

Package #2

Suggested donation of $9.00 per person

  • Sandwiches, triple decker. Fillings in each triple sandwich are Ham/Egg salad, Salmon/ Egg salad and Tuna/Cheez whiz. The platter of sandwiches is garnished with parsley and grape tomatoes.
  • Dill Pickles
  • Carrot and Celery sticks, Broccoli and Cauliflower flowerettes, Bell Pepper strips, Cucumber and dip.
  • Fruit platter – Grapes, Watermellon, Cantelope, Honey Dew Melon, Strawberries, Pinneapple and/or whatever fruit is in season.
  • Deserts (cookies and squares)
  • Tea, coffee and Juice

To book the Reception, please contact:

Margaret Anne Quinn at (403) 274-1433 or by email

Mary Jakubowski at (403) 289-7912