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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HAPPY EASTER!

THE CEMETERY OFFICE WILL CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON GOOD FRIDAY (APRIL 2ND) AND REOPEN ON MONDAY APRIL 5 IN OBSERVANCE OF EASTER.

A REMINDER, WREATHS AND OTHER WINTER DECORATIONS MUST BE REMOVED FROM GRAVESITES BY APRIL 1, 2021; AFTERWARDS, SPRING AND SUMMER RULES GO INTO EFFECT.  PLEASE REFER TO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS TAB OR CALL THE MAIN OFFICE AT 814-838-7724 SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR REQUESTS.

DUE TO COMPLAINTS FROM OTHER VISITORS; A REMINDER, PHOTOTGRAPHS AND OTHER MEMORABILIA ARE ONLY PERMITTED INSIDE THE MAUSOLEUM DURING DESIGNATED FLOWER DATES.  WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PERSONAL ITEMS AND THEY MAY BE REMOVED SHOULD THEY REMAIN IN PLACE OUTSIDE THE PERMISSABLE FLOWER DATES.  ALSO, BALLOONS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.    


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

THE CEMETERY OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 AM AND 4:00 PM.  A MASK IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.  ALL RESTROOMS REMAIN CLOSED.  THE CEMETERIES AND MAUSOLEUMS ARE OPEN FOR VISITATION; HOWEVER, WE ENCOURAGE VISITORS TO ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES. 

THE MASS HELD THE THIRD SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  

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. 

THERE WILL BE NO MEMORIAL DAY MASS AT GATE OF HEAVEN IN 2021  






    




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.