PRE-PLANNING HONORS YOUR WISHES



Among the many benefits offered by Catholic Cemeteries, we can help you pre-arrange your end-of-life plans to suit your preferences and to save your family the stress of making these decisions at a later date. More and more people are choosing this approach.

Where Do I Start?



“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.

Programs and Services



Among the many benefits offered by Catholic Cemeteries, we can help you pre-arrange your end-of-life plans to suit your preferences and to save your family the stress of making these decisions at a later date.

Mass and Holiday Schedule



You are invited to join us for regular memorial Masses and special liturgical celebrations, such as commemorative Masses for persons who have died.

Memorialization and Flowers



Memorialize your loved one by taking advantage of our Mausoleum Floral Program. We will assist you in ordering flowers to honor your loved one who has passed.

Meet the Staff



Our counselors meet with families 365 days of the year to arrange at-need and pre-need purchases and services. A member of our staff is always present at the burial or entombment in our cemeteries.

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We respectfully care for the grounds where your loved ones are laid to rest.
Cemetery

Catholic Cemeteries

Death as seen through the eyes of a Christian is not the end, it is simply a natural passageway to a changed life with God. Burial in a Catholic cemetery is a statement of continued belief in that everlasting life, even in death.
Contact-Us

Where Do I Start?

“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.

Services

Programs and Services

Among the many benefits offered by Catholic Cemeteries, we can help you pre-arrange your end-of-life plans to suit your preferences and to save your family the stress of making these decisions at a later date.
Hands at Mass

Mass and Holiday Schedule

You are invited to join us for regular memorial Masses and special liturgical celebrations, such as commemorative Masses for persons who have died.
Roses

Memorialization and Flowers

Memorialize your loved one by taking advantage of our Mausoleum Floral Program. We will assist you in ordering flowers to honor your loved one who has passed. You can order your memorial here.
About-Us

Meet the Staff

Our counselors meet with families 365 days of the year to arrange at-need and pre-need purchases and services. A member of our staff is always present at the burial or entombment in our cemeteries.
Cemetery Hours
Cemetery Office Hours
Decoration Policy
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 Kansas

Holy 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 Mercy

Burying 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

Job Description:

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