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News and Events

Career Opportunity: Family Services Counsellor

The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton is currently seeking a full-time Family Services Counsellor to join our team at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. This is an exciting and a great opportunity for a rewarding career in the bereavement industry. The position offers a competitive benefits package and a great work environment.

For more information, or to submit your resume, please click here.

Monthly Memorial Mass

The next Monthly Memorial Mass will take place on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:30pm in Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. All are welcome!

Spring Memorial Mass Schedule

All are welcome to attend any of our Spring Memorial Masses being held on the dates listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all Masses begin at 11:00am.

Saturday, April 29 - Mountview, Cambridge

Saturday, May 13 - St. Joseph, Brantford

Saturday, May 27 - Holy Sepulchre, Burlington

Saturday, June 3 - Marymount, Guelph

Saturday, June 10 at 10:30am - Resurrection, Ancaster

Saturday, June 17 - Our Lady of the Angels, Stoney Creek

Saturday, June 24 - Gate of Heaven, Burlington

Theft Reports at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Halton Police have notified us of an increase in reports of theft of purses, etc. from visitors to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. We remind all visitors to remain vigilant of their personal belongings while at the cemetery, to hide valuables and lock their vehicles when unattended. If you are a victim of theft, or witness suspect activity, Halton Police ask that you contact them at (905) 825-4777 to file an incident report. They are working hard to apprehend those involved. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Ongoing Events

Memorial Masses

These Masses are held the second Tuesday of every month at 4:30 pm at Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum on Plains Road. The names of all those interred at one of the Hamilton/Burlington Catholic Cemeteries within the previous month are available to be read in the Book of Life, and will be read aloud. The next-of-kin receive an invitation in the mail and all family and friends are welcome to attend.

Free Cemetery Tours

The Catholic Cemeteries offers free walking and bus tours of our Catholic cemeteries. Tours of Holy Sepulchre and Gate of Heaven cemeteries in Burlington and our Brantford-area cemeteries are held regularly. Cemetery tours are a fun and informal way to learn about the history of our cemeteries, and how we develop new cemeteries.

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