Tag: Memorial Day

Cemeteries in our lives — and at the end of our lives

Cemeteries in our lives — and at the end of our lives

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | May 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

In my years of service as a priest and bishop, I have always welcomed the opportunity each Memorial Day to schedule a Mass or service of remembrance in one of our Catholic cemeteries. They are moments not only to recall the heroic selflessness of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of our country, but also to recall more broadly our ongoing connection with those who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith.

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Remembering to be present

Remembering to be present

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

We remember. We remember all those who have served in the Armed Forces and gave their lives for our nation. We remember all those who have died after serving others in different ways. And we remember in our prayers all those who will be visiting the graves of loved ones this Memorial Day weekend.

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With Find A Grave, volunteer honors memory of the dead

With Find A Grave, volunteer honors memory of the dead

| Cynthia Hill | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, Huber, 75, joined Find A Grave as part of his growing interest in his family’s genealogy. “I found that creating memorial pages on Find A Grave was a wonderful way to build a family history that can be shared online within our family,” Huber said.

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Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries May 29

Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries May 29

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

10 a.m. rain or shine at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Catholic cemeteries

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Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries in the archdiocese

Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries in the archdiocese

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Remember those who served

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What are the origins of Memorial Day?

What are the origins of Memorial Day?

| Jerry Costello, For The Christophers | May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you having a parade in your town this Memorial Day? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Most towns do.

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While passing through, don’t forget to stop and visit

While passing through, don’t forget to stop and visit

| Father Joseph Gillespie | May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Discovering his mother’s grave was not as simple a task as my friend had imagined. Finally, we headed to the cemetery office to expedite the search. The office building was rather imposing, befitting the reputation of Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, Calif.

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Memorial Day Masses honor soldiers, pioneer priests

Memorial Day Masses honor soldiers, pioneer priests

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following cemeteries in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will have extended hours throughout the Memorial Day weekend: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 25; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 27.

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Father John Echert reflects on role in film, 25 years as priest

Father John Echert reflects on role in film, 25 years as priest

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father John Echert’s acting debut in a movie about sharing war memories has him remembering his own experiences from two decades of service as an Air Force and Air National Guard chaplain — one part of his 25 varied years as a priest.

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Catholic cemeteries honor soldiers with Memorial Day Masses

Catholic cemeteries honor soldiers with Memorial Day Masses

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following Catholic cemeteries in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will have extended hours throughout the Memorial Day weekend: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 26; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 28.

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