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The Catholic Cemeteries within the Diocese of Manchester carry out the sacred duty of providing a dignified Christian burial for all of our beloved faithful.

We dedicate ourselves to the reverential function of burying the dead and ensuring the respectful care for the grounds in which their mortal remains rest.

We are committed to comforting the sorrowful and promoting a spirit of Christian compassion and counsel through liturgical celebrations and other opportunities for traditional Catholic prayer in the cemetery.

We confirm our responsibility for stewardship of the resources of our Cemeteries, and our fulfillment of the Church’s mission under the direction of the Bishop of Manchester.

We proclaim through our words and actions, the sacredness of the human body, our belief in the Resurrection, and our hope in Our Lord’s promise of eternal life.

+Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, D.D., Bishop of Manchester