FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2020
CATHOLIC CEMETERIES OF BROOKLYN MAINTAIN VISITING HOURS THROUGHOUT COVID-19 PANDEMIC; WILL BE OPEN ON MOTHER’S DAY
Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Brooklyn are continuing their policy of remaining open for visitation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and will maintain visiting hours on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, 2020.
Since the onset of the Coronavirus, the Catholic Cemeteries of Brooklyn have maintained the following visiting hours; indoor community mausoleums from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and cemetery gates are open daily for outdoor grave visits from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Brooklyn own and operate the following: St. John Cemetery (Middle Village, Queens), St. Charles/Resurrection Cemeteries (Farmingdale), Mt. Saint Mary Cemetery (Flushing, Queens), and Holy Cross Cemetery (East Flatbush, Brooklyn). The hours of operation also apply to the parish cemeteries managed by Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Brooklyn including St. Mary Star of the Sea (Lawrence), Most Holy Trinity (Brooklyn), and Trinity (Amityville) cemeteries.
All Masses, communion, and prayer services have been suspended. Cemetery offices are closed to the general public and visitor access but can be contacted on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturdays between 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.ccbklyn.org.