Why use a Catholic Cemetery?

Why use a Catholic Cemetery?

Why use a Catholic Cemetery? Aren’t all cemeteries the same? Aren’t they all a place to place a body in the ground/mausoleum/columbarium? What’s so special about a Catholic cemetery?  These are valid questions. I don’t believe we have done a great job in helping...
Labyrinth Grief Retreat

Labyrinth Grief Retreat

Labyrinth Grief Retreat Journeying Through Grief and the Labyrinth: Walking a Path of Prayer and Meditation for Healing was a retreat offered in our Mausoleum Chapel at Resurrection Cemetery on January 21, March 4, and June 3.  Sheryl Rose, Spiritual Director &...
The Importance of Ritual

The Importance of Ritual

The Importance of Ritual The definition of ritual is “a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, actions, or objects, performed according to a set sequence. Rituals may be prescribed by the traditions of a community, including a religious community.”...
What to do with Cremated Remains

What to do with Cremated Remains

What to do with Cremated Remains For the last 50 years, cremation has been allowed by the Catholic Church as long it was not done as a sign of denial of the resurrection of the dead. This permission was incorporated into the 1983 Code of Canon Law. What was not...