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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.  THE CEMETERY GATES AND MAUSOLEUMS ARE OPEN FOR VISITATION; HOWEVER, WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE VISTORS TO ADHERE TO CDC SOCIAL DISTANCING PRACTICES.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.******* 

THE MONTHLY MASS CELEBRATED ON THE THIRD SATURDAY OF OF EVERY MONTH AT GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY MASS CELEBRATED BY BISHOP LAWRENCE PERSICO AT GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY HAS BEEN CANCELED.

THE ANNUAL ROSARY SERVICE RECITED EVERY SATURDAY IN THE MONTH OF MAY AT MARY QUEEN OF PEACE CEMETERY HAS BEEN CANCELED.    
 



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.