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News and Events

All Souls Day Mass - Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

On Sunday, November 1st at 2:00 pm, Bishop Tonnos will be offering the annual All Souls Day Mass at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Burlington. All are welcome to attend!

Memorial Mass - Marymount Cemetery

On Saturday, October 31st at 11:00 am, Bishop Crosby will be offering the annual Memorial Mass at Marymount Cemetery in Guelph. At this Mass, the new phase of Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum along with artwork of St. Peregrine, The Divine Mercy and The Good Shephered will also be blessed. All are welcome!

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.

Winter Wreaths

Winter wreaths may be placed on graves beginning November 1st. Please note that The Catholic Cemeteries has a limited inventory available for sale. Families interested in purchasing a wreath are invited to contact the cemetery office.

Monthly Memorial Mass

The next Monthly Memorial Mass will take place in Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, on Tuesday, October 13th at 4:30 pm. All are welcome!

Gate of Heaven Cemetery Clean-up

We would like to advise all families at Gate of Heaven Cemetery that we will be performing a clean-up of all cemetery sections beginning the week of October 12, 2015. Any grave decorations that are not permitted under the cemetery by-laws will be removed and discarded. We thank families in advance for their prompt attention and cooperation. For information, please contact the cemetery office at 905-690-7547.

Our Lady of the Assumption Mausoleum Expansion

Construction on the expansion of Our Lady of the Assumption Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Paris, has begun. Feel free to check back for photos of the construction progress.

OLA Expansion

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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