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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

******IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC GUIDELINES, THE CEMETERY OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 814-838-7724 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:30 AM AND 4:00 PM OR EMAIL TO QUESTIONS@ERIEDC.ORG.  ALL RESTROOMS ARE CLOSED AS WELL.  AT THIS TIME, THE CEMETERY GATES AND MAUSOLEUMS WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICES, HOWEVER WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THE PRACTICE OF CDC SOCIAL DISTANCING PRACTICES.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.*******       

***THE APRIL 18TH MASS AT GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC.  AS OF NOW, THE NEXT MASS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 16TH WILL BE CELEBRATED.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE MAIN OFFICE AT 838-7724.  MAY GOD BLESS YOU*** 

PLEASE OBSERVE THE RULES AND RECOGNIZE THE SPECIFIED FLOWER DATES FOR INSIDE THE MAUSOLEUMS.  PLEASE DO NOT PLACE BALLONS IN THE MAUSOLEUM.  FOLLOWING VALENTINE'S DAY, THEY WILL BE REMOVED AND NOT ALLOWED THEREAFTER.  THANK YOU.

Calvary Cemetery Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM –  4:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Closed Sundays, Holidays and at 12:00 PM on Good Friday, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Mission Statement

Because of our faith perspective, Diocesan Catholic Cemeteries cannot be looked upon primarily as a business. Rather, they are sacred places where the dead repose in Christ until their resurrection and where the bereaved are ministered to.  This ministry, as Catholic Christian witness, is to give consolation to those who have been touched by death because of the hope of eternal life which our faith in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ gives us. Through baptism, we have been baptized not only into the Lord’s redeeming death, but also His Resurrection. We are then people of hope and our cemeteries are likewise places of hope, which can give comfort to those who are mourning. Consequently, the work of those who staff our cemeteries is to be marked by welcoming, compassion, faith, healing, and hope.