Memorial Day Mass May 2020 (Cancelled)

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St. John Catholic Cemetery’s annual public Memorial Day Mass has been cancelled this year. We are committed to helping slow the spread of COVID-19 so are following the Governor’s extended “stay-at-home” order through May 28th, and Bishop Boyea’s decision to postpone all public Masses through May 28th. We pray everyone stays safe and healthy in … Continued

COVID-19 Update

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    We value the health and safety of the St. John Catholic Cemetery employees and guests. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, St. John Catholic Cemetery has implemented preventive measures in line with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).     We want to provide a safe environment for all who require … Continued

Lights of Love

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October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. If you or a loved one has suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth, or the loss of an infant, we encourage the lighting of candles at home on October 15th for the Lights of Love International Wave of Light, a worldwide lighting of candles that encompasses the globe … Continued

Virtual Wreaths Across America – Dec. 19th, 2020

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This year, St. John Cemetery, an official Wreaths Across America (WAA) location, will host its fourth annual National Wreaths Across America Day ceremony virtually. We are making necessary modifications to our ceremony plans and laying of veteran wreaths to ensure the safety of all who participate. Our virtual ceremony can be viewed on our St. … Continued

Fathers Day Wreaths!

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Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and what better way to honor them than to sponsor a wreath for a veteran!   To commemorate the lives of these brave men and women who have served our country, sponsoring a wreath is a great way to show respect and thankfulness for their service. Wreaths Aross America is … Continued

Post Memorial Day Cleanup

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Cemetery staff has begun  removing decoration that go against cemetery decoration regulations. These include: solar lights, artificial flowers that are not anchored in a clay or plastic pot, glassware, vigil lights or candles, plastics, and statues/pavers. Illegal decorations will be kept for no longer than two weeks before being discarded. The cemetery enforces these regulations … Continued

Spring & Summer Grave Decorations

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Starting May 1st, two 10″ or 12″ diameter potted flowers are allowed per lot.  New last year, the cemetery changed its rules to allow for plastic and clay pots to be placed out in the cemetery.  Please keep in mind that plastic pots can tip over and move around with strong winds!  For this reason, … Continued