Schedule for grave blessing ceremonies Nov. 1

    Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond will celebrate All Saints Day Mass Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Belle Chasse, followed by blessing of the graves.
    The following is a list of scheduled services:
    ➤ St. Roch Cemeteries: All Saints Day, Mass at 10 a.m. followed by the blessing of the graves. In case of inclement weather, services will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. Mass also will be celebrated Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at the cemetery.
    ➤ St. Louis Cemeteries: All Saints Day, blessing of the graves at St. Louis No. 1 at 2 p.m.; at St. Louis No. 2 at 2:15 p.m.; and at St. Louis No. 3 at 3 p.m.
    ➤ St. Joseph Cemeteries: All Saints Day, blessing of the graves at noon.
    ➤ St. Patrick’s Cemetery: All Saints Day, Stations of the Cross at 3 p.m. in St. Patrick Cemetery No. 3, followed by absolution and blessing of the graves.
    ➤ St. Vincent de Paul Soniat Cemetery: All Saints Day, 11:30 a.m. absolution and blessing of the graves.
    ➤ St. Mary and St. Bartholomew Cemeteries, Algiers: All Saints Day, Mass at 10 a.m., followed by blessing of the graves at 11:15 a.m.
    ➤ St. Pius X Cemetery, Crown Point: All Saints Day, Mass at 11 a.m., followed by blessing of graves.
    ➤ St. Gertrude Cemetery, Des Allemands: All Saints Day, rosary at 4 p.m., followed by blessing of the graves.
    ➤ Mennonite Cemetery, Des Allemands: All Saints Day, blessing of the graves at 4:30 p.m. There will be no lighting of the candles.
    ➤ St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Destrehan: All Saints Day, 4 p.m. blessing of the graves.
    ➤ St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Edgard: All Saints Day, Mass at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, followed by blessing of the graves.
    ➤ St. Joan of Arc and Ascension of Our Lord, LaPlace: Blessing of the graves at St. John Memorial Gardens, LaPlace, 1:30 p.m.
    ➤ St. Charles Cemetery, Luling: All Saints Day, blessing of the graves at 2 p.m. in Holy Savior Mausoleum in St. Charles Cemetery.
    ➤ St. Thomas and St. Martin de Porres Cemeteries, Pointe a la Hache: All Saints Day, blessing of the graves at St. Thomas Cemetery at 4 p.m., then at St. Martin de Porres Cemetery at 5 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. at Assumption of Our Lady Mission church.
    ➤ St. Patrick Cemetery, Port Sulphur: All Saints Day, Mass at noon in St. Patrick Church, followed by procession to St. Patrick Cemetery for blessing of the graves at 1 p.m. Blessing of graves at Our Lady of Good Harbor at 3 p.m., followed by blessing of graves at St. Ann at 4:30 p.m.
    ➤ St. Peter Cemetery, Reserve: All Saints Day, Mass at St. Peter Church at 10 a.m., followed by a procession to St. Peter Cemetery for the blessing of the graves.
    ➤ Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery, Taft: All Saints Day, blessing of graves at noon, weather permitting.
    ➤ Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego: All Saints Day, Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, followed by a procession to Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery for the blessing of the graves.
    For more information, contact the archdiocesan Cemeteries Office at 596-3050.

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