The seminars provide information about planning a Catholic funeral, details on Catholic cemeteries in Maine, Church teaching on cremation, and the many benefits of pre-planning.
Cemeteries & Funerals
he seminars provide information about planning a Catholic funeral, details on Catholic cemeteries in Maine, Church teaching on cremation, and the many benefits of pre-planning.
St. John Vianney Parish in Fort Kent is offering the opportunity for those with deceased loved ones in 10 parish cemeteries to purchase a solar lit “wreath of remembrance” for the winter months.
Maine Catholic Cemeteries is offering new cost-effective packages for four local cemeteries: St. Peter Cemetery in Lewiston, St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford, St. Mary Cemetery in Biddeford, and St. Ignatius Cemetery in Sanford.
In recognition that everyone deserves a dignified burial, the bishop presided over the rite of commendation and committal of unclaimed cremated remains at Old Calvary Cemtery in South Portland.
For years, individuals and families looking to purchase a burial plot at St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford would need to head to the unlikely destination of the basement at the Good Shepherd Parish offices in Saco. At long last, the solution has come in the form of a new office at the cemetery which was blessed by Bishop Robert Deeley at a special ceremony on Wednesday, October 26.