A Work of Mercy: Burying the Dead

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, 130 family members and friends joined together for a funeral Mass at Nativity Church, Saint Michael the Archangel Parish, in Franklinville. The Mass, celebrated by Rev. Lawrence Polansky, was followed by a group committal service and burial at All Saints Cemetery in Newfield.  Bell-Hennessy Funeral Home donated...

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ALL SOULS MASS | PLEASE JOIN US

South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries invites you to attend Mass for All Souls. Mass will be celebrated at our cemeteries located throughout southern New Jersey.   Refer to the schedule below for dates and times. Our Chapel Mausoleums will be open until 5:30 PM on Thursday, November 2. They include Calvary Cemetery...

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Memorial Mass & Butterfly Release Held at Sacred Heart Cemetery & Mausoleum | Saturday, September 9, 2017

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, over 90 family members attended the Memorial Mass & Butterfly Release at Sacred Heart Cemetery and Mausoleum in Vineland, NJ. Every year South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries invites the families of all who were buried during the prior year. The morning began as Msgr. John Burton, Pastor...

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Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum Welcomes Youth Program, Summer in the City

During the week of August 14th, high school students performed volunteer worked at Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum in Mays Landing as part of the Diocesan Summer in the City Youth Program.  Each day the youth, greeted by cemetery staff members, began with a prayer blessing the cemetery.  The youth...

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Would You Like to Learn More About the Church’s Teaching with Regards to Cremation?

At a recent prayer service and event for the funeral industry Msgr. Peter Joyce, Pastor of Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, reviewed the Church’s teaching on cremation including the instruction Ad resurgendum cum Christo (To Rise with Christ) which was released by the Vatican on October 25, 2016.  The presentation provides clarification...

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Memorialization for Group Committal Grave | Resurrection Cemetery

Thanks to the generous donations made by many, we are delighted to share the news that we have memorialized, with a beautiful granite monument, the group committal grave of the cremated remains of those who were buried on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Resurrection Cemetery in Dennis Township, Cape May County.  We invite...

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LENTEN MASS CELEBRATED TODAY

We are happy to begin Holy Week by offering Lenten Mass at five of our chapel mausoleums located throughout the Diocese of Camden. Our Lenten Mass gives our families the opportunity to remember and pray for their deceased loved ones during the holiest week of the year.  This morning Father Terry Odien...

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CEMETERY CLEAN-UP | BEGINS MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017

Cemetery Clean-Up In preparation of our spring landscaping, cemetery clean-up will begin on Monday, April 24, 2017. If you have any keepsake items or mementoes that you do not want removed, please visit your loved one’s grave before April 24, 2017 and gather these items. This also includes bench, shrub...

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