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Diocesan Cemetery Regulations

For the mutual protection and benefit of easement rights holders in Saint Joseph, Resurrection, Holy Cross and Mount Calvary Cemeteries as adopted and amended November 1, 1990. The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus, Ohio hereby adopts the following rules and regulations. All holders and persons within these cemeteries, and all burial spaces, shall be subject to said rules and regulations and such amendments or alterations thereof or additions thereto as shall be adopted by the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus, Ohio. The reference to these rules and regulations in the document conveying the right of interment shall have the same force and effect as those printed in this book.

Finally, these rules and regulations are patterned after national guidelines established by the National Catholic Cemetery Conference and its Episcopal Moderators.

 Purpose of Cemetery
 Admission to Cemetery
 Arrangements for Funerals And Interments
Interment Procedure
 Disinterment and Removals
 Correction of Errors
Instructions to Easement Rights Holders and Holders Rights
Service Charges and Payments
 Right to Replat
 No Easement Rights
 Use of Cemetery
 Conduct In Cemetery
Grading and Improvements
 Cemetery Hours
 Outside Worker
 Employees
 Loss or Damage
 Easement Rights Holder’s Change of Address
 Care
Memorials and Rules For Memorial Work
 Mausoleums and Tombs
 In General
 Shrubbery Planting
 Shrubbery Trimming and Removal
 Flower Planting
 Votive Candles
 Potted Plants
 Cut Flowers
 Artificial Flowers


FROM THE DIRECTOR

Please observe these rules and regulations to keep the Catholic Cemeteries a proper and sacred place for the burial of our Dead. Consult the office if you have any questions regarding rules for your particular burial space.
Thank you for your continued cooperation.

CEMETERY HOURS
St. Joseph, Resurrection, and Holy Cross — 8: 00 A. M. - SUNSET

Mt. Calvary — 8: 00 A. M. - 4: 30 P. M.

OFFICE HOURS
Monday through Friday — 8: 00 A. M.- 4: 30 P. M.

Saturday — 8: 00 A. M. - Noon

THE CEMETERY OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:
Sunday Labor Day
New Year’s Day - January 1 All Saints Day - November 1
Ascension Thursday Thanksgiving Day
July 4th Feast of Immaculate Conception -
Feast of Assumption - August 15 December 8
Christmas Day - December 25

SPECIAL DAYS:
Memorial Day - Mass Services
Cemetery Sunday - Prayer Service
Services will be held in the cemetery on each of these days.
Dates and times for these services will be announced in the Catholic Times


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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus 197 E. Gay Street Columbus, OH 43215
614-228-2457
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Throughout its website, the Offices of the Diocese of Columbus link to other websites solely for the user’s convenience. By providing these links, the Diocese of Columbus assumes no responsibility for, nor does it necessarily endorse, these websites, their content, or their sponsoring organizations. All content property of the Diocese of Columbus, Copyright 2013.

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