Parish Cemeterians Workshop

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Workshops for Parish Cemeterians

Hosted by the Office of Catholic Cemeteries



Topics to include:

  • Can Catholics Be Cremated? The Church’s Teaching and Perspective
  • Disposition Permits and Cremation Certificates. Minnesota Statute Requirements for Cemetery Operators Including Permit and Certificate Samples
  • Legal Issues Facing Cemetery Operations
  • Who Owns This Lot. A Review of Minnesota Right of Decent Statute and Process to Determine Ownership
  • Catholic Cemetery Conference Resources. Resources for Cemeterians Sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Diocese of Winona-Rochester Cemetery Website. Being Established to Better Serve as a Resource for Cemeterians
  • Cremation Vaults. Display and Discussion
  • Monument Cleaning. A Presentation on How to Do-It-Yourself
  • Perpetual Care. Investing for the future
  • Formation of Deanery / Regional Cemetery Teams. A Proposal with Roundtable Discussion
  • Question & Answer Open Forum with Panel. Get Your Cemetery Questions Answered

Workshop Locations and Times:

St. Adrian Church, Adrian
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 9:00 AM—12:30 PM

Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Mankato
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 9:00 AM—12:30 PM


Click here for the informational brochure

Click here for RSVP information

Please register by August 31st.