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News and Events

Monthly Memorial Mass

The next monthly memorial Mass will take place on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 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 our Memorial Masses. Mass will begin at 11:00am.

Saturday, April 30 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge

Saturday, May 14 - Holy Cross, Paris

Saturday, May 28 - Holy Sepulchre, Burlington

Saturday, June 11 - Resurrection, Ancaster

Saturday, June 11 - Marymount, Guelph

Saturday, June 18 - Our Lady of the Angels, Stoney Creek

Saturday, June 25 - 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.

Our Lady of the Assumption Construction Update

Work continues as we near completion of the addition to Our Lady of the Assumption Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brant County. Below is a photo of the new chapel area.

Holy Cross Mausoleum Chapel

Reception Room Unavailable

Construction of an addition to our main office has commenced! To facilitate the displacement of some of our staff during this time, the reception room at Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum will be temporarily unavailable for receptions. We apologize for any incovenience, and thank you for your patience and understanding.

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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