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News and Events

Career Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our staff at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Burlington. For more information, please visit our Job Opportunities page.

Monthly Memorial Mass

The next monthly memorial Mass will take place on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 4:30 pm in the main chapel of Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum. All are welcome.

Holiday Office Hours

Please be advised of the following changes to our office hours during the Christmas season.

Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve): 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday, December 25 (Christmas Day): Closed

Monday, December 26 (Boxing Day): Closed

Saturday, December 31 (New Year's Eve): 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Monday, January 2 (for New Year's Day): Closed

Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 3. Regular visitation hours for our cemeteries and mausolea will be in effect.

Remembrance Day Service at Marymount Cemetery

The annual Veterans Remembrance Service will take place on Friday, November 11, at 11:00, at Marymount Cemetery's Veterans Monument. All are welcome to attend.

Fall Memorial Mass at Marymount Cemetery

All are welcome to attend the Fall Memorial Mass at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph, on Saturday, November 5, at 11:00. The principal celebrant will be Most Reverend Matthew Ustrzycki, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hamilton.

Mary, Queen of Families Memorial Mass at Marymount Cemetery

The annual Mary, Queen of Families Memorial Mass and Rosary Procession will take place Saturday, September 10th at 1:00 at Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum in Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. All are welcome to attend.

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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