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WATER UPDATE

Boston Water and Sewer finally agreed to turn on the water at Mount Benedict and New Calvary Cemeteries.   WE THANK THEM!   It will take us a couple of days to fill all the barrels and place them in the cemeteries....

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Important Memorial Day Weekend Information:

Important Memorial Day Weekend Information:   The cemeteries of The Boston Catholic Cemetery Association, Mt. Calvary in Roslindale, New Calvary in Mattapan, and Mt. Benedict in West Roxbury will be open on Memorial Weekend for our normal hours 7:30 AM to 6:30PM for visitation. (Mt. Benedict will close at 7:00pm)   Sadly, we cannot have Catholic Mass at either Mt. Benedict or New Calvary due to the Covid-19 restrictions which have been placed on large gatherings.   Our offices will be staffed on throughout the Memorial Day weekend (Calvary and New Calvary 8am to Noon, Mt. Benedict 8:30am to...

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MEMORIAL WEEKEND INFORMATION

MEMORIAL WEEKEND INFORMATION   Our Memorial Day Masses have been cancelled.   Our gates will be open all weekend for visitation. Mount Benedict Gates open 7:30am Gates close at 7:00pm Mount Calvary and New Calvary Gates open 7:30am Gates close at 6:30pm   Our offices will be closed to the public but we will be available to answer calls. Mount Benedict Hours 8:30am – 12:30pm (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) 617-323-8389 Mount Calvary and New Calvary Hours 8:0am – 12:00pm (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) 617-325-6830   Water Boston Water and Sewer will not turn on our water due to the pandemic so...

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PAYMENTS MADE BY CHECK

PLEASE MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO:   BOSTON CATHOLIC CEMETERY ASSOCIATION   WE CAN NOT ACCEPT CHECKS MADE OUT TO MT. BENEDICT CEMETERY, MT. CALVARY CEMETERY, NEW CALVARY CEMETERY OR ST. MARY’S CEMETERY!...

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MEMORIAL DAY

OUR STAFF IS WORKING VERY HARD TO HAVE OUR CEMETERIES READY FOR MEMORIAL WEEKEND. HOWEVER, DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC WE ARE EXPERIENCING A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN OUR WORK LOAD DUE TO INCREASED BURIALS. IN ADDITION THE RAINY WEATHER THIS SPRING HAS CREATED ISSUES THAT HAVE LIMITED OUR ABILITY TO PREPARE FOR MEMORIAL WEEKEND. OUR GROUNDS STAFF MUST MAKE FUNERALS THEIR PRIORITY BEFORE ANY OTHER CEMETERY WORK CAN BE COMPLETED. PLEASE EXPECT THAT IT WILL TAKE SIGNIFICANTLY LONGER TO RESPOND TO REQUESTS FOR GRAVE MAINTENANCE AND TO HAVE OUR CEMETERIES READY FOR MEMORIAL WEEKEND. WE HAVE HIRED A...

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