When it gets cold, the work for our operations crew gets harder. When it snows, the work load really goes up. That’s why during the winter, cemeteries need at least two days’ notice to perform a committal. The team has to locate the grave, then
Meet Thomas – one of our operations employees – getting ready to place a flower request! We get requests through the year from families in the local community as well as across the country to place flowers with their loved ones. It’s a nominal fee,
We had surprise visitors at Catholic Cemeteries this week. On Tuesday, Mrs. Santa Claus and her daughter were seen from the office windows walking the grounds. So we made a quick dash out to say hello and have a short conversation. And on Wednesday, who
The Church celebrates the liturgical year with ‘color’ themes. My granddaughter (now 10) taught me a simple little song that she learned about the liturgical colors at the age of 4 in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. (If you haven’t been exposed to this exceptional
While we may not have a “White Christmas”, we will still have a decorative Christmas. Many family and friends have been on the grounds to decorate for their loved ones. Catholic Cemeteries aids families in this process by making available both live and artificial decorations.
With the help of a co-worker, I just created my first 2 minute video promoting Catholic Cemeteries. It took me less than 5 minutes to create two possible scripts, less than two minutes to clear papers from my desk, and almost 2 hours to create
Lent – a time of reflection - repentance, prayer, and almsgiving - and turning (or returning) to God. The first words Jesus preached after his time in the desert was “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Mt 4:17), or as stated in