Be Ceremonial

Press & Media

From podcasts to news articles to radio segments, we invite you to learn more about our story and the impact Be Ceremonial is having in the world.

Print Articles

A Wave of Start-ups Are Disrupting the $2-Billion Funeral Industry

End-of-life planning is getting cheaper, easier and more comforting. By Rosemary Counter

Cold Water Swimming

A secular group led by local celebrant Megan Sheldon makes space for people to share their grief, and let it go. By Nick Laba

Globe and Mail

Canada’s growing death care industry offers a different way to die
By Daina Lawrence

CBC News

Funeral industry develops new ways of coping with loss as loved ones struggle with isolated grieving, by Joel Ballard

North Shore News

Ceremony box Initiative helps parents grieving pregnancy loss, by Ben Bengtson


CBC ~ The Doc Project

Rediscovering Ritual: Kent Hoffman leads a conversation with Megan Sheldon, co-founder of Be Ceremonial, and author Stephen Jenkinson.

980n CKNW with Raji Sohal

Letting go of grief with cold water therapy - with Megan Sheldon


Shame Pinata

Season 4, Episode 1: The World's First Ceremony Creation Platform. "In those significant life changing moments, like becoming a parent or losing a parent, it’s easy to feel lost, ungrounded. We might think to ourselves, “Ceremony could maybe be a useful thing right now, but where do I start?” Well, there’s an app for that and it’s beautiful!"

The Social Impact Startup

Episode 62: Rituals, reimagining growth, acknowledging change & letting go of perfection with Megan Sheldon - Co-Founder & CEO, Be Ceremonial


Koru Cremation

"How to bring secular rituals into life and death experiences." By Megan Sheldon

Death Doula Network International

"Becoming ceremonial is like building a muscle – the more you invite rituals into your daily life, the stronger those ritual muscles become." By Megan Sheldon.


The Greater Good: Social Entrepreneurship for Everyday People

Madeleine Shaw presents an inspiring look at how a new generation of non-traditional entrepreneurs can use their personal values and vision to launch and grow world-changing ventures.