Strolling St. Genevieve Cemetery

In this video, you’ll see the cross bearing Christ’s crucifixion and a flagpole with a single person’s name attached to it. Plus, there is a variety of graves shared as well. First used in 1863, this cemetery has 890 graves. The church of the same name closed in 2020 due to low participation. Its closureContinue reading “Strolling St. Genevieve Cemetery”

Strolling St. Mary’s Cemetery in Brandon, Vermont

The entrance to St. Mary’s Cemetery is fairly tricky to see and is rather sudden after Google Maps tells you to head straight on the road you’re on. Also, if you decide to visit off-season, note that the gates will be chained and padlocked. You’ll have to park directly in front of those gates thatContinue reading “Strolling St. Mary’s Cemetery in Brandon, Vermont”

OLDEST CATHOLIC CEMETERY IN BURLINGTON: MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH

Today’s video is a partial walk/visit to Burlington, Vermont’s OLDEST CATHOLIC CEMETERY: Mount Saint Joseph on Archibald Street. “As the Catholics came to our part of the Champlain Valley to settle, there came an early need for a sacred burial ground. A final resting place was needed for their aged, their infants and young asContinue reading “OLDEST CATHOLIC CEMETERY IN BURLINGTON: MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH”

Mount St. Joseph Cemetery: Part 1

Today’s video is a partial walk/visit to Burlington, Vermont’s OLDEST CATHOLIC CEMETERY: Mount Saint Joseph on Archibald Street. “As the Catholics came to our part of the Champlain Valley to settle, there came an early need for a sacred burial ground. A final resting place was needed for their aged, their infants and young asContinue reading “Mount St. Joseph Cemetery: Part 1”

Mt. Calvary Annex Cemetery: Part 2

Today’s video is Part 2 of my recent visit to the Mt. Calvary Annex Cemetery located in Burlington, Vermont. I complete the west side of the cemetery. It opened in the 1920’s and plots may still be available. I had been in that neighborhood about a week before and noticed a large area on thatContinue reading “Mt. Calvary Annex Cemetery: Part 2”

Mt. Calvary Annex Cemetery: Part 1

I had heard of this cemetery, but didn’t know where it was. And then one day when I had parked on Germain Street to film some buildings, I saw this cemetery. I googled which one it was and lo & behold I discovered it was the Mt. Calvary Annex Cemetery! “After forty years in service,Continue reading “Mt. Calvary Annex Cemetery: Part 1”

Resurrection Park #4 Largest Catholic Cemetery in Vermont

I visited Resurrection Park in South Burlington, Vermont yesterday to film another section of it. Given that this is the largest Catholic cemetery in Vermont, it is no wonder that I’ve not finished filming it! Resurrection Park is a cemetery in South Burlington, VT. It opened in 1942 and is the largest Catholic cemetery inContinue reading “Resurrection Park #4 Largest Catholic Cemetery in Vermont”

“Welcome All Things Childhood”

I was in Resurrection Park the other day when I noticed a monument. This monument was erected by a Catholic family to honor “the abused, aborted and abandoned”. It included a bench with the saying “Welcome All Things Childhood” engraved on both the front and back. I found it intriguing and perhaps you will asContinue reading ““Welcome All Things Childhood””

Cremation Columbarium at Resurrection Park

A columbarium is a place where urns are placed into niches. Holy cow!  Yesterday was my first day filming in the great outdoors again!  (I got sick on the night of New Year’s Eve.  😱)  It felt so wonderful to be traipsing around a cemetery!  They are some of my favorite haunts.  And I wasContinue reading “Cremation Columbarium at Resurrection Park”

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery: Charlotte, Vermont: Focus on Quinlan Family!

https://youtu.be/8_5JPPyzAnQ Today’s video is the rest of my walk of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery in Charlotte, Vermont.  I found the “largest stone” grave marker of the Quinlan family.  You may recall my video earlier this week on Quinlan’s Covered Bridge.  Same family.  The upper portion of the cemetery wasn’t the quagmire of theContinue reading “Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery: Charlotte, Vermont: Focus on Quinlan Family!”

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