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UDLLI Special Session on Natural Burial Held

Natural Burial: The Sustainable Alternative for Catholics is the title of the special session created for the sixty members of the University of Life Long Learning Institute who came to Calvary Cemetery to hear more about this earth friendly method. Rick Meade began  with the definition of natural burial and explained how the ancient practice is […]

Phase One of Self Guided Tour Project Complete

What if you could walk through Calvary Cemetery anytime you wanted to* and identify the interesting people buried there? (*During visitor hours in person or 24/7 through the internet.) For the last two years, Calvary has been developing a self guided tour of notable sites throughout the cemetery using location signs equipped with QR codes […]

Calvary Partners with Brother Don Geiger for Land Conservation Project

Marianist Brother Don Geiger has contracted with Calvary Cemetery to provide his expertise in the design and management of the St Kateri Preserve land conservation project and to provide native plants from his nurseries at Bergamo St John. Specifically, Geiger is advising what grasses and other plants are being planted to begin the conversion of […]

God and Country Scholarship Awarded to Local National Guardsman

    January 20, 2014…The Board of Trustees of the Calvary Cemetery Association is pleased to announce the award of the annual God and Country scholarship to University of Dayton Senior Bruce A. Herrick of Clayton, Ohio. Herrick is a six year Navy veteran who enlisted in the National Guard upon his return to the […]

Angel Night and Evensong Attract More Than 700 Participants

Despite the rain and cold, more than 700 people came out to enjoy the tour of illuminated angels, the music in the chapel and the other activities to celebrate Christmas. The Evensong candlelight prayer service for Calvary families led by Father Scott Wright was full of special moments for all who attended to remember their […]

A Mass, a March and a Monument Honoring Dayton’s Founding Catholic Family

[youtube][/youtube] Father Angelo Anthony’s Homily at the Memorial Mass for Conway Family “The Irish have a way of spinning wisdom and hope into prayers and blessings to aid us in the journey of life, like this blessing: May the raindrops fall lightly on your brow May the soft winds freshen your spirit
May the sunshine brighten […]

Celebrating the Lifetime of UD Hall of Famer Don “Monk” Meineke

Don Meineke Laid to Rest in Calvary Cemetery on Friday, September 13   Meineke will be Missed by Fellow Teammates By Doug Harris | Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 09:12 PM The University of Dayton lost one of its basketball legends Tuesday when Don “Monk” Meineke passed away at 83. And “legend” is an appropriate term. […]