May 21 - A Memorial Mass for the Victims of the Haitian Earthquake*
A Memorial Mass for the victims of the Haitian earthquake.
Saturday May 22, 2010 at 10:00 AM
St. Matthew's Church, 39 Stanton St. Dorchester MA 02124
The Mass is sponsored by Rev. William P. Joy, Pastor of St. Angela's and St. Matthew's Parishes along with the staff and parishioners of both parishes. During the Mass names of relatives and friends who died during the earthquake will be placed in a burial box.
After the Mass there will be a funeral procession to New Calvary Cemetery, 800 Harvard Street, Mattapan, MA where a grave and a headstone are already in place.
The grave will be blessed and the names buried.
The Board of Directors of New Calvary Cemetery and its executive Director, Mr. Edward Butland have donated the burial plot. Bill and Ed Canniff of the Canniff Family Monument Company in Roslindale have donated and engraved the headstone.
Contact info: St. Angela's 617-298-0080.