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What began 73 years ago as a collection of seven farms purchased in the 1940s has evolved into a 160-acre cornerstone of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Under the administration of Archbishop John T. McNicholas, development of the land as the archdiocesan cemetery began in the mid

by John Stegeman When in a cemetery, people speak in hushed tones and maintain a certain decorum. It’s almost as if it is hardwired into humans to respect the final resting places of our fellow men and women. While all burial places deserve that level of respect, Catholic cemeteries have

St. Augustine’s Parish Cemetery is an essay in local history written in marble and granite. The monuments, headstones and small chapel hint at the lives and experiences of those who rest there. The cemetery’s land, set aside in 1836 on the south side of Minster, is one of the oldest

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Nov 3, 2020 / 03:49 pm MT (CNA).- There are many ways – some more conventional than others – that cremated remains, kept in urns or in other containers, find their way to the Catholic cemetery overseen by Richard Peterson in Seattle, Washington. Sometimes, an

by Christine Rousselle Mobile, Ala., Oct 31, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The end of October and the first few days of November comprise of “Allhallowtide” in the Church–All Hallows Eve, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day. During the month of November, the Church takes special notice to

From Gate of Heaven Cemetery: Public access to Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery effective April, 13, 2020.  In our continuing effort to protect our employees and guests from the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 virus, and in conjunction with the current “Stay-At-Home” order in the State of Ohio, Gate of

Thomas Jordan has been hired as the new Director of Cemeteries at Gate of Heaven and Calvary Cemeteries in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Mr. Jordan is a member of the Catholic Cemetery Conference (CCC) and arrives at the Archdiocese of Cincinnati after more than ten years managing Our Lady Queen

Bishop Joseph R. Binzer (second from right) blessed the site and participated in the groundbreaking. (Courtesy Photo)
By Steve Trosley When the Catholic Cemetery Conference convenes in Cincinnati in September, its members will get a special tour of the archdiocesan cemeteries and see a newly dedicated addition to the Gate of Heaven administration building. Douglas Tinsman, events coordinator and customer service manager, said the cemetery broke ground

The Cincinnati Catholic Cemetery Society operates three picturesque, historic cemeteries that provide for the needs of today’s Catholics as they preserve the memories of generations. As well as assuring that the bodies or cremated remains of loved one’s rest in consecrated ground, they are maintained as beautiful, tranquil places steeped

By Laura Ieraci Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  — A small, inconspicuous cemetery inside the Vatican walls made headlines recently with the burial of a Belgian homeless man, Willy Herteleer. “The pilgrims’ tomb” is a common grave, just a few yards from the tombs of bishops, royalty and intelligentsia. Herteleer