Catholic cemeteries to hold Memorial Day Masses, May 25

Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas will host Memorial Day Masses on Monday, May 25, at the following locations and times:
• Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 15825 S. 169 Highway, Olathe, Kan., 8 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Michael Hermes.
• St. John Cemetery, Lenexa, Kan., 8:15 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 89th and Pflumm Road, Lenexa.
• Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 126th and Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., 9 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Jeremiah Spencer.
• Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 38th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan., 9 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Mark Mertes; liturgical music by Ed Grisnik.
• Resurrection Cemetery, 83rd and Quivira Road, Lenexa, Kan.; flag-raising by American Legion Post 370 at 8:30 a.m.; Mass at 9 a.m. celebrated by the Rev. John Riley; liturgical music by Tom Jacobs.
• St. Joseph Cemetery, 61st Terrace and Quivira Road, Shawnee, Kan., 9 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Michael Hawken.
• Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 801 S.W. Westchester Rd., Topeka, Kan., 10 a.m.; concelebrated by Msgr. Vincent Krische and the Rev. Tim Haberkorn; liturgical music by Christ the King (Topeka) Liturgical Ensemble; Mass followed by blessing of new statues of the four evangelists and columbaria.

For more information, call 913-371-4040 (Kansas City area) or 785-272-0820 (Topeka area); email ; or

– From Therese Horvat

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