Is the tradition of sending memorial cards after funeral still done?
With so many people turning their back on religion, is the (mostly catholic) tradition of sending memorial cards or funeral cards after the death of a loved one still relevant?
I think so. It shows your appreciative of the gift of money or flowers. I believe it is best to be personable and thank always.
While I havent lived there for over twenty years, it was the custom in Ireland to send memorial cards, after funerals. I'm sure it is still done, but not as much as in years gone by. I think I would rather have some prayers said for my soul, and the money spent on cards, to be given to charity.
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