A Warm Welcome From The Catholic Cemeteries

Our Catholic cemeteries are available to all Catholics and their family members, whether or not those family members are also Catholic.

For many people, a certain Catholic cemetery or mausoleum is part of their family's history. Other people are starting new traditions with us.

Choosing a Catholic cemetery can connect you with your faith and your heritage.

We want you to know we are a not-for-profit organization, and we promise a no-pressure approach. We will provide information to help you make the best decision for you and your family. Please give us a call and let us know how we can help.

News and Events


Updated September 27, 2021 Effective Date: September 27 2021 Click here to download this as a PDF. The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton is committed to serving our families and working to ensure their health and safety. We are…
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Elevator Maintenance: Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum

Please be advised that door replacement on the north elevator in Our Lady of Victory Mausoleum in Burlington will be taking place beginning the week of September 20. This elevator will be completely out of service from Wednesday, September 22…
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Spoof Telephone Calls

We have been made aware that people have received telephone calls from numbers registered to The Catholic Cemeteries. Please be assured that our staff will always identify themselves as being from The Catholic Cemeteries, and we only contact…
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Mausoleum Visitation Hours

July 16, 2021 Effective July 16, 2021, regular mausoleum visitation hours will resume. Mausoleums will be open 8:00am-8:00pm daily, with the exception of Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum in Guelph, which will be open 9:00am-6:30pm daily. Please…
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Monthly Memorial Mass

Please be advised that our monthly Memorial Masses are cancelled until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Those recently interred in our local cemeteries will be remembered in prayer with the assistance of the Sisters of the Precious…
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Life Stories

Frank Kretz

Frank von Sales Kretz was born September 24, 1919 in Altnau Switzerland on the shores of Lake Constance. The 10th child of farmer Conrad Kretz and his second wife Sophie. The family emigrated to Canada in 1921 settling down on a grape farm near St …

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