We Acknowledge that the Catholic Cemetery is established to carry out the
sacred religious function of burial and care for the resting-places of the
accept the responsibility of implementing the religious function under the
direction and supervision of the local Bishop.
believe in and are firmly committed to the teachings and rich tradition of
the Catholic Church with regard to the deceased and the sacredness of the
cemetery in which their bodies rest.
We recognize the deep religious significance of the
Corporal Work of Mercy involved in the burial of the dead and reverence for
We are dedicated to the respectful care of the people
of God who even in death remain part of the whole Christian community.
We are committed to encouraging Catholic prayer and
devotion for our deceased brothers and sisters, especially in our cemetery.
We oppose any effort to minimize or destroy any
Catholic teaching that relate to death, burial and devotion to the departed
We will proclaim through
our words, work and example the sacredness of the Human Body, the belief in
the Resurrection and the Christian virtue of hope.