For over 150 years, Holy Sepulchre & Ascension Garden have served the Catholic Community to honor and remember lives of their loved ones. We are dedicated to the comfort of those we serve, providing ongoing support to assist in the grieving process.
With nearly 450 acres of land, the safety of the Rochester community and our employees is our primary focus. Therefore, we must take the utmost care in maintaining the safety on our grounds. Due to the cemetery’s size, very large number of burials and the need to maintain the grounds in a safe and efficient manner, there are rules regarding planting and decorations.
A full list of regulations is provided with every purchase, at each of our cemeteries and are available digitally. These specific brochures govern decorations for graves, mausoleums and columbaria. Please refer to these brochures when planning decorations and if you have questions contact the Cemeteries’ offices.
More than 250,000 burials have taken place on consecrated ground at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery and Ascension Garden. The cemeteries provide families a place for prayerful reflection and meditation, to remember and celebrate life everlasting. Our purpose is to care for those interred in our cemeteries while maintaining the beauty and safety that families have trusted for generations.
Thank you for your support in maintaining a safe place for all.