News and Events
The Priests in Concert
Taking place in the Great Hall at Hamilton Place Theatre, the concert will be a celebration of The Year of Faith proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, which began October 11, 2012, and ends November 23, 2013. The Priests, an internationally acclaimed trio of Roman Catholic clergy from Ireland, consists of brothers Fr. Eugene O'Hagan and Fr. Martin O'Hagan, along with their grammar school classmate Fr. David Delargy. Hailing from the Diocese of Down and Connor (Belfast) in Ireland, The Priests have performed to sold-out audiences in major cities around the world since their debut in 2008.
Holy Souls Mausoleum, Burlington
The side chapels of Holy Souls Mausoleum will have new carpet installed April 9-10, 2013. Access to the chapels may be limited during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your patience.
Winter Wreath Reminder
Families are reminded that all winter decorations including wreaths on stands must be removed by April 1st to allow for the Spring cemetery clean-up. Decorations left on graves after April 1st will be removed and discarded.
2013 Cemetery Masses
Masses held on Saturdays at 11am:
- May 11: Cambridge Cemetery, Bishop Miehm
- June 1: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington, Bishop Miehm
- June 8: St. Joseph Cemetery, Brantford, Bishop Miehm
- June 8: Our Lady of the Angels, Stoney Creek, Bishop Crosby
- June 15: Resurrection Cemetery, Ancaster, Bishop Crosby
- June 22: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Burlington, Bishop Tonnos
- June 22: Marymount Cemetery, Guelph, Bishop Ustrzycki
- November 2: Marymount Cemetery, Guelph, Bishop Ustrzycki
- Sunday, November 3, 2 pm: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington, Bishop Crosby
Message from the Director: Web site launched January 31, 2013
I'm proud to announce the launch of our new web site. Although our address remains the same, we have re-styled the site for easier browsing and added many new features. We hope you will enjoy the expanded online purchasing section and the family stories that appear on the main page for each cemetery and mausoleum.
I welcome questions and comments about the new site, as well as any suggestions people may have for additional information they’d like to see.
John O'Brien, Director, The Catholic Cemeteries
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Mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery Now Open
A special Mass of Blessing and Dedication was celebrated July 17, 2012, for Our Lady of Hope Mausoleum, located within Resurrection Cemetery in Ancaster. In addition to full ground burial, cremation burial and outdoor cremation niches available at the cemetery, families now have the option of indoor crypts or cremation niches in the mausoleum. The first phase of Our Lady of Hope consists of 1,409 crypts and more than 750 niches. To make pre-need arrangements, please contact Alice Puma, at 905-304-9138.
New Catholic Cemetery Open in Georgetown
The Diocese of Hamilton's newest cemetery, Holy Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, was blessed and dedicated by Most Rev. Douglas Crosby, Bishop of Hamilton, during a special Mass on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Holy Redeemer Cemetery is located on 17th Side Road, west of Trafalgar Road. This cemetery serves the community of Georgetown and surrounding areas.
For more information, please call 905-877-8500.