ATTEND THE INFORMATION EVENT & TOUR AT CATHEDRAL MEMORIAL GARDENS MAY 18, 10 – NOON
WELCOME CATHEDRAL MEMORIAL GARDENS
12141 Lewis Drive ◊ Garden Grove, CA 92840 ◊ occem.org ◊ 714-282-3052
Meet the Diocese of Orange
Updates to follow throughout the process…
Q: When does the Diocese of Orange begin operating the Crystal Cathedral Memorial Gardens?
A: Immediately upon the close of escrow conveying the ownership to the Christ Catholic Cathedral Facilities Corporation
Q: Does the cemetery become exclusively Catholic, for Catholics only?
A: No, non-catholics may be buried in a Catholic Cemetery. The BOOK OF BLESSINGS, Chapter 43 Order for the Blessing of a Cemetery states in part; “In their cemeteries… [Catholics] bury and show due honor to the bodies not only of their brothers and sisters in faith, but also of those to whom they are bound by the ties of a common humanity…”
Q: Will the Memorial Gardens buy back interment spaces?
A: The Memorial Gardens is not required to buy back interment spaces. Your contract allows you to resell on the open market subject to a transfer and recording fee. The Memorial Gardens may decide to buy back interment spaces in the future.
Q: Will there be any interruption in the scheduling of funeral services?
A: No. The diocese will be able to service interments immediately.
Q: Will the maintenance or decoration policy change.
A: Yes. Please refer to the Flower Decoration tab on the Home Page of our website for a complete explanation; occem.org