Archbishop meets with Catholic Cemeteries employees
The meetings took place March 11 and 15 at
At the meetings, Archbishop Gomez emphasized the importance of the ministry of the cemetery worker at a critical time of loss and made it known how important this ministry is to the Church. He stressed how critical the Catholic faith is as a source of comfort and consolation to those who are grieving and mourning the loss of their loved one.
“These were informal meetings that allowed the archbishop to get acquainted with the cemetery workers and answer their questions, and they very much appreciated the time he spent with them,” said Brian McMahon, director of administrative services for Catholic Cemeteries. “The workers always appreciated it when Cardinal Roger Mahony would come to visit, and we’re hoping Archbishop Gomez will be able to the same when he has the opportunity.”
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