Events

The Catholic Cemeteries Events

We are proud to offer many events open to the public. Below are a list of all of our upcoming events. To learn more click on the toggle button to the right of each event.

The Wonders of Wax: Candle Dipping - February 29, 2024

Location: Resurrection Cemetery’s Office

Date & Time: February 29th from 10:00am – Noon

Learn about candle making with beeswax from our beekeepers at Alveole at Resurrection Cemetery’s office in Mendota Heights. We look forward to seeing you there! Space is limited, so register today! To register, please CLICK HERE

Genealogy Open House at Resurrection - March 23, 2024

Location: Resurrection Cemetery’s Office

Date & Time: March 23rd from 10:00am – Noon

Join The Catholic Cemeteries and the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) on Saturday, March 23rd from 10am – Noon at Resurrection Cemetery’s office to learn about cemetery records, how to find graves, and what resources are available to the public, including at the MGS library. We will have presenters from both Resurrection Cemetery and the Minnesota Genealogical Society, a Q&A after the presentations, and individual research assistance until noon.

This is a free event and open to the public! No registration required.

Download the printable flyer HERE

Spring Pre-Planning Seminars - April 2024

Location: Gethsemane Cemetery and Resurrection Cemetery

Option 1: Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 10:00am

Option 2: Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 1:00pm

Option 3: Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00am

Option 4: Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10:00am

Join us in April for FREE ‘no obligation’ educational seminar regarding cemetery and financing options at Resurrection Cemenetery in Mendota Heights and Gethsemane Cemetery in New Hope. Registration is required and space is limited. To register, please CLICK HERE

Labyrinth Grief Retreat - Saturday, April 6, 2024

Location: Resurrection Cemetery

Date & Time: Saturday, April 6, 2024– 9:00am – 11:00am

The labyrinth is a spiritual tool for integrating mind, body and spirit. You are invited to come to a “grief walk” on the sacred path of the labyrinth. This mini retreat will be held in our Mausoleum Chapel and will feature an indoor canvas labyrinth and more. Sheryl Rose, MA, a Spiritual Director and Labyrinth Facilitator, will be our guide as you step your way through your healing journey. No cost but registration is required. Space is limited to 15 people. To register please CLICK HERE.

Memorial Day Mass - Monday, May 27, 2024

Location: Calvary Cemetery, Gethsemane Cemetery, Resurrection Cemetery, St. Mary’s Cemetery

Date & Time: Monday, May 27 at 10:00am

More details to come. 

Calvary Cemetery Historic Walking Tour - Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Location: Calvary Cemetery

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 from 9:30am – 11:00am

Back by popular demand! Join us for an informative historic walking tour with tales of the infamous and influential buried at Calvary Cemetery. Check back here for registration. Registration will be coming soon. 

Gethsemane Open House - Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Location: Gethsemane Cemetery

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Stop by at Gethsemane Cemetery’s Open House on Wednesday, June 12th any time from 10:00am – 1:00pm to learn about all the options Gethsemane has to offer! No registration required, just show up!

Calvary Cemetery Historic Walking Tour - Thursday, June 13, 2024

Location: Calvary Cemetery

Date & Time: Thursday, June 13, 2024 from 9:30am – 11:00am

Back by popular demand! Join us for an informative historic walking tour with tales of the infamous and influential buried at Calvary Cemetery. Check back here for registration. Registration will be coming soon.

St. Mary's Cemetery Historic Walking Tour - Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Location: St. Mary’s Cemetery

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 9:30am – 11:00am

Back by popular demand! Join us for an informative historic walking tour with tales of the infamous and influential buried at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Check back here for registration. Registration will be coming soon.

Resurrection Open House - Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Location: Resurrection Cemetery

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 7, 2024 from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Stop by at Resurrection Cemetery’s Open House on Wednesday, June 12th any time from 10:00am – 1:00pm to learn about all the options Resurrection has to offer! No registration required, just show up!

Labyrinth Grief Retreat - Saturday, August 10, 2024

Location: Gethsemane Cemetery

Date & Time: Saturday, August 10, 2024– 9:00am – 11:00am

The labyrinth is a spiritual tool for integrating mind, body and spirit. You are invited to come to a “grief walk” on the sacred path of the labyrinth. This mini retreat will be held in our Mausoleum Chapel and will feature an indoor canvas labyrinth and more. Sheryl Rose, MA, a Spiritual Director and Labyrinth Facilitator, will be our guide as you step your way through your healing journey. No cost but registration is required. Space is limited to 15 people. To register please CLICK HERE.

Calvary Cemetery Historic Walking Tour - Thursday, October 3, 2024

Location: Calvary Cemetery

Date & Time: Thursday, October 3, 2024 from 11:00am – 12:30pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for an informative historic walking tour with tales of the infamous and influential buried at Calvary Cemetery. Check back here for registration. Registration will be coming soon.

Service of Remembrance: For Those Who Lost a Child Before Birth - October 12 2024

Location: Resurrection and Gethsemane Cemetery – Chapel Mausoleums

Date & Time: Saturday, October 12, 2024 – 10:00am

This special service of remembrance is for anyone who lost a child before birth, whether recently or many years ago. During this ritual each family is called forth, where they may name their child. They also light a candle to honor and remember this child. Often called the hidden loss, by offering prayer services and rituals specifically for those who have lost a child before birth helps make the loss visible to others and offers a safe place to acknowledge the child who died before birth. All are welcome to this free event. No registration required. 

Labyrinth Grief Retreat - Saturday, October 26, 2024

Location: Resurrection Cemetery

Date & Time: Saturday, October 26, 2024– 9:00am – 11:00am

The labyrinth is a spiritual tool for integrating mind, body and spirit. You are invited to come to a “grief walk” on the sacred path of the labyrinth. This mini retreat will be held in our Mausoleum Chapel and will feature an indoor canvas labyrinth and more. Sheryl Rose, MA, a Spiritual Director and Labyrinth Facilitator, will be our guide as you step your way through your healing journey. No cost but registration is required. Space is limited to 15 people. To register please CLICK HERE.

Planning ahead brings peace of mind.

Pre-planning ensures that wishes are made known and that survivors are spared the stress of making last-minute decisions while grieving. Our professional Family Service Specialists are available to meet with you at a convenient time to guide you through everything involved with the pre-planning process. There is no obligation to make a purchase.