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News and Events

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

Monthly Memorial Mass

The next monthly Memorial Mass will take place on Tuesday, May 9th at 4:30 in Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. All are welcome!

Update: Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum Refurbishment

Work continues on the refurbishing of Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum. On April 3rd & 4th, new carpeting will be installed off the main entrance on the North side of the mausoleum. We thank you for your patience and understanding for any inconvenience this may cause.

Winter Wreath Removal

Families are reminded that all wreaths on stands and other winter decorations must be removed from all graves by April 1st in preparation for the Spring clean-up of the cemeteries. Any winter decorations left on graves after April 1st will be removed and discarded. Please contact the cemetery office should you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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.

Homily by Bishop Miehm

Read Bishop Daniel Miehm's homily, A Place of Prayer, Hope and Consolation from the Spring Memorial Mass at St. Joseph Cemetery, Brantford.

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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