Catholic Cemeteries

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Bishop Robert Barron at Calvary Cemetery in Rochester, Minnesota, where he led a reconsecration rite on Nov. 11, 2022.

Bishop Barron reconsecrates cemetery vandalized on Halloween

Nov 17, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

One or more vandals defaced Calvary Cemetery with obscene and satanic graffiti. Read more

All Souls Day Mass in a Catholic cemetery in Mobile Alabama.

The hallowed tradition of cemetery Masses

Oct 31, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

There are many different cultural traditions around Allhallowtide, but one of the most consistently honored is the practice of visiting... Read more


In this cemetery, after dark, students pray for the dead

Oct 23, 2018

By Perry West

An after-dark walk through a cemetery in late October seems like a night pulled straight from a Halloween movie or... Read more

Chicago Catholic cemeteries give a proper burial to those who died on the fringes

Nov 24, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

Chicago’s Catholic cemeteries have helped bury the bodies of about 200 unidentified and unclaimed persons in recent years. One of... Read more