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Proper disposition of a cremated body is important

Last year the parishes in the Diocese of Wilmington recorded 1,681 funerals with 417 of these being for cremated bodies. Of the 417 cremations,...

Cardinal Wuerl blesses cemetery plaques honoring memory, legacy of slaves

  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- Saying the time had come to "right a wrong," Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl blessed and dedicated commemorative bronze plaques honoring...

Viewpoint: A time to remember and celebrate those who have gone...

  In the upcoming days there will be commemorations and celebrations in memory of the dead. Beginning Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, those of Mexican...

Cemeteries: ‘Thin spaces’ that evoke communion of the saints

One summer, my husband and I did something we didn’t do when we lived in Alaska: we took road trips throughout 48 states. And...

Commentary: How I spent my summer vacation

  We spent a lot of our vacation in cemeteries: a couple of church plots in England and a week’s worth of well-maintained and also...

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