“Where do I start when someone dies?” From making that first call, to seeking professional advice or asking for help from other family members and friends. Our step by step outline begins in the following pages.
Cemetery Office Hours
Rules and Regulations
Remember, safety is important when visiting the cemetery. Please be sure to lock your vehicle and secure your valuables when visiting the cemetery, especially during the busy Memorial Day holiday.
About Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast KansasHoly and sacred places, Catholic cemeteries are an extension of the Church that are dedicated to respectfully caring for the deceased and providing a place of comfort for family members and friends. Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas provides perpetual care for seven cemeteries in Wyandotte and Johnson Counties, as well as Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Topeka and Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Lansing. We offer a variety of interment/entombment options and work to ensure that your personal or family preferences are central to your plan for burial. Our experienced staff members are dedicated to serving individuals and families at their time of need and providing a peaceful environment for remembrance. A number of videos are available to familiarize you with the grounds we care for. Click here for more information.
Archbishop Naumann’s Words on Burial as a Corporal Work of MercyBurying the dead is a corporal work of mercy. To learn more about how pre-planning and proper Catholic burials are attuned to this work of mercy, listen to this podcast featuring Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann and Catholic Cemeteries’ Deacon Chris Slater and Michael Crahan.
Catholic Cemeteries Needs Your Help!
$7.50 per hour
9:30am – 4:00pm – Saturday May 26th, Sunday May 27th, and Monday May 28th*
REQUIRED 45 MINUTE PAID TRAINING on Friday, May 25th at 4:30pm at Catholic Cemeteries Office, 9290 Bond St, Overland Park.
Interested in more information, call Diane van Thullenar @ 913-344-7527
You will hand out surveys to people entering the cemetery, collect them from those leaving the cemetery, keep track of how many people coming through the entrance, act as greeters, and direct those with questions to the Catholic Cemeteries employees.
Cemeteries (the first students to reply may choose the cemetery at which you wish to work):
– Resurrection, 83rd & Quivira in Lenexa (4-5 workers needed) –
– Mt. Calvary, 38th & State Ave in Kansas City, KS (4-6 workers needed) –
– Mt. Calvary, 1011 N DeSoto Rd, Lansing, KS (2 workers needed) –
– Mt. Calvary, 801 SW Westchester Rd in Topeka, KS (4-6 workers needed) –
– Gate of Heaven, 126th & Parallel Pkwy in Kansas City, KS (2 workers needed) –
You will be provided with staff t-shirts, lunch, snacks, and bottled water
*Monday start time in Topeka only: 10:00am