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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WISHING YOU A BLESSED AND MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Christmas is a time of renewal as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. As you share gifts and enjoy spending time with family and friends, may the memories of your departed loved ones provide comfort and may you feel the presence of Christ. The staff at South...

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ADVENT MASS | CALVARY MAUSOLEUM

Father Walter Norris, pastor of Saint Joseph the Worker Parish in Haddon Township, celebrates Advent Mass on December 18th at Calvary Mausoleum in Cherry Hill. Advent Masses are held every year at all five of the chapel mausoleums of South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries. We are happy to celebrate mass and...

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