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.
Remembrance Day Service
Join us Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 am for our Remembrance Day Service at the Veterans Memorial in Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. All are welcome!
All Souls Day Masses
Join us for one of our two All Souls Day Masses this coming weekend. On Saturday, November 1st at 11:00, Bishop Ustrzycki will celebrate Mass at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. On Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00, Bishop Crosby will celebrate Mass at Holy Sepulchre Cemetry, Burlington. All are welcome to attend!
Monthly Memorial Mass
The next Monthly Memorial Mass will take place in Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, on Tuesday, December 9 at 4:30 pm
New Section Open at Holy Redeemer Cemetery
A new section dedicated to Saint Alojzije Stepinac for members of the Queen of Peace Croatian Franciscan Centre in Norval is now open in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Georgetown. Single or family lots as well as above-ground lawn crypts are available. For more information, please click here.
Prayer Service for the Unborn
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Matthew Ustrzycki will preside over a prayer service at Marymount Cemetery's Memorial for the Unborn on Saturday, September 27 at 1:00 PM. All are welcome.
Mausoleum Expansion at Marymount Cemetery
Construction has now begun on the expansion of Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. Check back often for construction updates and photos of our progress.
Families are reminded that winter wreaths on stands are permitted between November 1st and April 1st each year. Please note The Catholic Cemeteries will be discontinuing its wreath sales program after this year. Families wishing to purchase a wreath this year are encouraged to contact us early to ensure availability of their desired wreath.
Mary, Queen of Families Mass
Join us on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM for the annual Mary, Queen of Families Mass and Rosary Procession at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. Mass will be celebrated by Most Reverend Matthew Ustrzycki, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hamilton.
Word on Fire on FaithFM
The Catholic Cemeteries is the proud sponsor of Fr. Robert Barron's Word on Fire broadcasts on Kitchener's FaithFM 94.3, Thursday evenings at 8:30 pm. The broadcast can also be streamed live at www.kitchener.faithfm.org.
Each program presents compelling Catholic preaching that is an instrument of outreach, evangelization and conversion. Touching upon art, architecture, poetry, philosophy, theology and the lives of the saints, Fr. Barron boldly proclaims Jesus Christ in outstanding sermons based on each Sunday's upcoming gospel.
The Holy Rosary on CKWR
The Catholic Cemeteries is proud to announce its sponsorship of The Holy Rosary broadcasts on Waterloo's CKWR 98.5 FM, Sunday mornings at 9:00 am. Listen live at www.ckwr.com.
The Catholic Cemeteries release new videos – July 10, 2013
The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton is pleased to introduce four new videos, produced to provide information about some of our properties’ burial options and services.
The two-minute videos feature Our Lady of Hope Mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery in Ancaster;Our Lady of the Angels Mausoleum at Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery in upper Stoney Creek Our Lady of Peace Mausoleum at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Burlington; and Holy Cross Catholic Cremation Centre located at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brantford. The mausoleum videos are available both in English and Italian.
The videos are intended to help educate viewers about what we offer, provide answers to frequently asked questions and showcase the dignified and beautiful resting places we offer Catholics and their families in the communities we serve.
We invite you to view the videos and we welcome your feedback.