Save the Date! | Wednesday, June 22, 2016 — 10:00 AM

The Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan will dedicate the expanded cemetery grounds at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Berlin, NJ.  Blessings will be bestowed on our new Monument to the Unborn, Veteran’s Monument, Cremation Niches, and Crucifix. All are invited to join us in celebration. More details to follow.

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Remember We Are Collecting Food for the FaithFULL Food Drive | Drop Off Your Donation at One of Our Offices or Mausoleums by March 3

South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries is supporting the faithFULL Food Drive, which is being conducted across the Diocese of Camden on Sunday, March 6.  We are offering to collect food at our offices and mausoleums until March 3.  1 in 6 South Jerseyans, and 1 in 5 children, suffer from food insecurity.  Our faithFULL...

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Respect for the Dead Extends to Cremated Remains

Recently I saw a news report regarding a local woman who came home from her grandmother’s funeral to find her home was broken into. Among the many treasures that she reported stolen was an urn that contained the cremated remains of her sister. The woman was quite distraught. With the...

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Is Cremation an Accepted Catholic Practice?

Yes, cremation is permitted by the Catholic Church.  “The Church earnestly recommends the pious custom of burying the bodies of the dead be observed.  It does not however, forbid cremation unless it has been chosen for reasons which are contrary to Christian teaching.” – (1983 Code of Canon Law)   As more...

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Jubilee of Mercy Events

In support of the Jubilee of Mercy, South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries offers events throughout the year to help you perform works of mercy.   Currently, we are helping to feed the hungry by supporting the faithFULL Food Drive.  Visit one of our chapel mausoleums or offices and donate a needed food item. Click...

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Gate of Heaven Expansion | Now Open for Pre-Need Selection & Pricing

Gate of Heaven Cemetery located in Berlin, New Jersey is expanding and now offering pre-need selection and pricing. We are opening several new lawns and a new cremation garden including a niche columbarium.  We  offer discounts for pre-need purchases, and we have an interest free monthly payment plan. If you have family buried at Gate of...

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