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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ATTENTION:  THE MANAGMENT OF THE DIOCESAN CEMETERIES MAKES HEARTFLET EFFORTS WHILE CONSIDERING THE ENFORCEMENT OF CEMETERY AND MAUSOLEUM RULES.  RECENTLY, RULE VIOLATIONS HAVE BECOME COMMONPLACE AND WE HAVE RECEIVED VALID COMPLAINTS FROM RULE-ABIDING VISITORS.  PLEASE CONTACT THE MAIN OFFICE WITH QUESTIONS OR A COPY OF THE RULES BEFORE PLACING ITMES AT CRYPTS OR GRAVESITES.  IF THE TREND CONTINUES, RULES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.  FINALLY, BALLLONS ARE PROHIBITED INSIDE THE MAUSOLEUMS AND WILL BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY.         

THE NUMBER OF VISITORS DRAMATICALLY INCREASES IN THE SUMMER MONTHS, DRIVE SLOWLY AND CAUTIOUSLY THROUGH THE CEMETERIES. 


BALLOONS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.    


SELECTION OF GRAVES, CREMATION NICHES OR MAUSOLEUM CRYPTS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  CALL THE MAIN OFFICE AT 814-838-7724 TO SCHEDULE A MEETING.

THE CEMETERY OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 AM AND 4:30 PM.  THE MAUSOLEUMS ARE OPEN FOR VISITATION BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 AM AND 4:00 PM

PLANNING ON VISITING OUR CEMETERIES?  STOP BY PRESSED BOOKS AND COFFEE IN THE GREENGARDEN PLAZA (1535 WEST 8TH STREET) AND TREAT YOURSELF TO ONE OF MANY SPECIALITY DRINKS OR A GOOD OLD FASHIONED CUP OF COFFEE.




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.