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Stay updated with the latest News and Events from Boston Catholic Cemetery Association.

MT. BENEDICT OFFICE IS CLOSED TEMPORARILY

Posted by on Jun 25, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Mt. Benedict office is temporarily closed due to a staff injury. We are not sure how long it will be closed but expect it could be into the fall.

The phones have been forwarded to the Mt. Calvary Office so we can continue to serve you without inconvenience.

All cemetery business for Mt. Benedict will be done at the Mt. Calvary Office until further notice.

We thank you for your patience!

 

JULY 4TH

Posted by on Jun 25, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The offices of the Boston Catholic Cemetery Association will be closed on Monday July 5, 2021 in observance of the July 4th holiday.
 
No funerals will be scheduled on July 5th.
 
Gates will be open from 7:30am to 6:30pm on July 4th and 5th.

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY 2021

Posted by on May 29, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have a Safe and Happy Memorial Day!

MEMORIAL WEEKEND INFORMATION

Posted by on May 4, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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 open to the public. Masks are required for entry.

Mount Benedict

Hours  8:30am – 12:30pm (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)  617-323-8389

Mount Calvary and New Calvary

Hours  8:30am – 12:30pm  (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) 617-325-6830

 

Water

The water is turned on at New Calvary and Mount Benedict. Barrels will be located throughout the cemeteries.

 

Grass cutting and trimming

Our entire outdoor staff at New Calvary and Mount Calvary were out ill for 2 weeks with Covid and have just returned on Monday 5/3. We are behind preparing the cemeteries due to the loss of our staff. We have hired an outside landscape company to cut and trim the cemetery grass. They should have it completed by Memorial weekend. We thank you for your patience.

 

Restrooms

Portable restrooms are available as the restrooms in our office buildings are closed to the public.

 

Maps and Grave Location Information

Available online at www.BostonCemetery.org

 

Flags

The Cemetery does not place flags on graves. Volunteer groups place them each year. If there is no flag on a veteran’s grave please call Veteran’s Services in Boston at 617-635-3507.

 

MEMORIAL DAY MASSES CANCELLED FOR 2021

Posted by on May 4, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is with great regret that The Board of Directors of the Boston Catholic Cemetery Association must announce the cancellation of our Annual Memorial Day Masses at Mount Benedict and New Calvary Cemetery again this year.

We thank everyone that has supported the Annual Masses for many years.

Our concern for the safety of our families in the current pandemic crisis and the uncertainty of its duration has led to this decision.

We hope to see you on Memorial Day in 2022.

Please stay safe!

 

HAPPY EASTER!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

HAPPY EASTER!
 
Our gates will be open all weekend from 7:30am until 6:30pm.
(Mt. Benedict closes at 7:00pm)
 
Our offices will close at noon on Good Friday and will reopen at 8:30am on Monday April 5th.
 
Enjoy your Easter Holiday and stay safe!

COVID VACCINE FOR CEMETERY WORKERS

Posted by on Mar 17, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

COVID VACCINE FOR CEMETERY WORKERS.
 
We just got this news from the Ma Cemetery Assn.
 
Vaccine for Cemetery Workers:
 
 
In accordance with the latest release from the State, Cemetery Workers (listed under Funeral directors and funeral workers) will become eligible for the vaccine as of March 22nd.
 
Please click the link below.
 
 
https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccinations-for-certain-workers?auHash=bfk-H3eJd2Ajj7JmJ9faBIicK7ku84GMXMpsMGjvNtc

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Posted by on Mar 17, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Everyone at The Boston Catholic Cemetery Association wishes you a HAPPY ST.PATRICK’S DAY!!!

MEMORIAL DAY MASSES 2021

Posted by on Mar 10, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is with great regret that we must announce the cancellation of our Annual Memorial Day Masses at Mount Benedict and New Calvary Cemetery again this year.
 
We thank our families that have supported the Annual Masses for many years.
 
Our concern for the safety of our families in the current pandemic crisis and the uncertainty of its duration has led to this decision.
We hope to see you on Memorial Day in 2022.
 
Please stay safe!

Gate Closing Times Change March 14th

Posted by on Mar 9, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

On Sunday March 14th our gate closing time will change from 4:00pm to 6:30pm.( Mt. Benedict 7:00pm)