We strongly encourage our parishioners to discuss pre-planning with family members. Perhaps you have never given much thought to the matter of burial. A very heavy burden falls upon loved ones if advance arrangements have not been made. Learning the facts about alternative ways of burial calmly and free from the sadness and emotional turmoil brought on by the death of a loved one can help with that burden. The following are reasons why it is wise to buy now rather than wait until a death occurs in the family:
Advanced planning of your burial site is one the most considerate expressions of love that you can give to your family. You are also affirming the Catholic cemetery as the final resting place for future generations.
As of January 29, 2018, please contact Parish Cemeteries Association of the Diocese of Pittsburgh at 412-456-9370 with inquiries.
Directions to St. Columbkille Cemetery:
1. From the church parking lot, turn right onto Rt. 30 and head WEST six-tenth’s of a mile
2. Turn RIGHT onto Gregg Lane
3. Cemetery entrance is two-tenths of a mile on the LEFT