Memorial Day Masses to be Held at Catholic Cemeteries
Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee will hold seven Memorial Day Masses in honor of all military veterans on Memorial Day, May 27, 2013, each beginning at 10 a.m. Special religious commemorations and patriotic observances will also take place, including a wreath laying ceremony with taps at “A Tomb of the Unknowns” at every cemetery following the Mass.
All Saints Cemetery - 3300 Springbrook Road, Pleasant Prairie
Calvary Cemetery - 5503 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee
Mass celebrated by Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki. Afterwards, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and Auxiliary will lead a Civil War Memorial Day Observance, including period clothing, military equipment (triple cannon firing by Cushing's Battery), music, rifle salute, taps and a patriotic speech.
Holy Cross Cemetery - 7301 W. Nash, Milwaukee
Mount Olivet Cemetery - 3801 W. Morgan, Milwaukee
Resurrection Cemetery - 9401 W. Donges Bay Road, Mequon
St. Adalbert Cemetery - 3801 S. 6th St., Milwaukee
St. Joseph Cemetery - S22 W22890 Broadway, Waukesha
Christians of all denominations are invited to join us as we remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.