Retirement Blessing to CCFW Member, Richard Peterson

To our Dear Friend and Colleague, Richard Peterson, On behalf of CCFW and all its members, we extend our heartfelt congratulations on your well-deserved retirement after an outstanding 32 years with the Seattle Archdiocese Associated Catholic Cemeteries. Your dedication and commitment to the mission of  Associated Catholic Cemeteries as well as our own organization have … Read more

Bishops’ Statement Concerning Disposition of Human Remains

REPOST FROM THE CATHOLIC CEMETERY CONFERENCE The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on 20 March 2023 issued a statement “On the Proper Disposition of Bodily Remains” from their Committee on Doctrine. View On Proper Disposition 2023-03-20 In particular, “after the alkaline hydrolysis process, there are also remnants of the bones that can be pulverized … Read more

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Pearl’s Premium Revolutionizes Burial Practices With Their Single Grave Grass Package

CCFW Supplier Partner Sponsored Post Huge time, money & water savings with award-winning safe, sustainable, low maintenance turf. Pearl’s Premium Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed announces a new revolutionary and very useful cemetery product… a complete grass package for up to 50 square feet, to cover a single new grave after a burial. The package … Read more

2023 CCFW Annual Conference Recap

The Catholic Cemetery and Funeral Services of the West Conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County January 23-26, bringing together industry professionals, members of the clergy, and supplier partners to discuss the latest developments in the funeral and cemetery industry, as well as revitalizing our mission of why we do what we do. … Read more

Better Connected: Why Combo Operators need a Single Source of Truth

CCFW Supplier Member Sponsored Article by PlotBox Depending on how far you got through your geometry textbook, you’ll know that the shortest distance between two points is often defined as a straight line. So why then in providing services do we often find ourselves taking a more circuitous route when getting from point A to point … Read more

Why Is Marketing Your Cemetery Online So Competitive?

By Welton Hong, Ring Ring Marketing Mimicry is a biological phenomenon in nature. Organisms evolve to mimic each other for assorted reasons, including protection against predators, ability to attract a mate, or help in securing resources. For example, many insects mimic their more toxic brethren to reduce their risks of being eaten by birds. Here’s … Read more

2022 CCFW Annual Conference Recap

After some time off, we were so blessed to be able to join together once again in Napa for the CCFW Annual conference. While many had to cancel and our numbers were small, those who attended really enjoyed the educational speakers, the roundtable discussions and a sense of camaraderie for those who were there. We … Read more

July Edition of the CC&M Newsletter, Transcendi

Hello CCFW Membership! Thought you might enjoy the latest version of the CC&M newsletter, Transcendi. Please share with the rest of the group. We at CC&M welcome your feedback*. Catholic Cemeteries Mortuaries Transcendi Newslettter_ July 2021_Issue V Stay safe and be well, Doug Farruggia COO Cemeteries & Mortuaries Archdiocese of Los Angeles   *Please use … Read more