To learn what you need to know about funerals for different religious traditions — Catholic, Jewish, Native American, various Christian denominations, and more – check out Gail Rubin’s OASIS presentation on “Religions and Funeral Traditions.” The event takes place on Wednesday, May 20, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Albuquerque OASIS offices, 3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18.
The class is $8 plus a one-time $10 processing fee that makes you an OASIS member. The online catalog is available at OASIS Albuquerque’s website. Search for class #88 to register online. You can also call the OASIS office for more information: 505-884-4529.
Whether you will be attending or coordinating an event, get acquainted with the diversity of these religious funeral traditions. Some traditions will be illustrated with film clips.
Gail Rubin, CT, is author of the award-winning book and host of the award-winning TV show, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die. She is a certified thanatologist (a death educator) and certified funeral celebrant who creates memorial services that are all about the person who died. As president of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue of New Mexico, she helps start conversations across religions. She pioneered the Death Café movement in the US.