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Honolulu Diocese
September 10, 2020
Diocese of Honolulu Joins Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services

During a time when so many are suffering and the Catholic Church is facing many unique challenges, CFCS brings an …

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August 12, 2019
Diocese of Portland names Director of Cemeteries

Community Author: Dave Guthro, Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland PORTLAND—The Diocese of Portland is pleased to announce that John Fencik …

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August 12, 2019
Archdiocese acquires well-known mortuary in central Denver

Newly acquired Caldwell-Kirk Mortuary enables archdiocese to expand services By Roxanne King To fulfill its corporal work of mercy of …

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August 12, 2019
Mt. Olivet cemetery offers spiritual, corporal works of mercy

By Moira Cullings On Hart Island in the Long Island Sound of New York City, more than one million unclaimed …

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August 12, 2019
Why does the Church have boundaries on cremation?

By Therese Bussen Last October, the Vatican released an instruction on cremation stating that, while the Church does allow it, …

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August 12, 2019
Cemeteries’ director offers support, assistance to families

Kristen L. Byrd, Special to The Catholic Virginian One day in 2018, a pregnant mother went into labor and delivered …

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August 9, 2019
Likely last burial section opens at Oakland cemetery

By Carrie McClish The Catholic Voice – Staff writer Oakland’s St. Mary’s Cemetery marked a milestone June 24 when the …

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November 6, 2018
Catholic Church honors lost loved ones in “Gather Them Home” service

Twenty sets of cremains were blessed during a special Mass held Friday at St. Joseph Cemetery. After Robyn Hansen’s mother …

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October 29, 2018
In this cemetery, after dark, students pray for the dead

Denver, Colo., (CNA).- An after-dark walk through a cemetery in late October seems like a night pulled straight from a …

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August 14, 2018
Homeless Detroit man laid to rest, thanks to a friend

At a corner near Interstate 75 in downtown Detroit, an unlikely friendship developed six years ago between Tiffany Brocker, a …

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