At the request of the Parish of St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph, and with the approval of the Chancery, Albany Diocesan Cemeteries assumed responsibility for Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, off of Third Avenue Ext. Rensselaer, effective August 2, 2021.
Albany Diocesan Cemetery rules and regulations will be in effect beginning August 2, 2021. Please contact the Albany Diocesan Cemeteries St. Agnes office at (518) 463-0134 or [email protected] for more information.
Albany Diocesan Cemeteries is happy to be able to provide this service to the parish and the Catholic community in Rensselaer and East Greenbush.
Do you know about our “Stories of Our Dearly Departed” series featuring stories and photographs of those who are buried within our 20 upstate NY cemeteries?
Do you have a story of a loved one buried in one of our cemeteries that would be interesting to highlight in our “Stories of our Dearly Departed” series?
We are looking for stories of those buried within the following 20 cemeteries:
St. Agnes, Menands • Most Holy Redeemer, Niskayuna • Holy Sepulchre, Rensselaer • St. Anthony’s, Glenville • Our Lady of Angels, Colonie • Immaculate Conception and St. Patrick’s in Watervliet • Our Lady Help of Christians and Calvary in Glenmont • St. Agnes, Cohoes • St. Patrick’s, Coeymans • St. Jean de Baptiste, St. John’s, and St. Mary’s in Troy • Sts. Cyril & Method and Holy Cross in Rotterdam • St. Joseph’s, Waterford • St. John the Baptist and St. Mary’s in Schenectady • St. Mary’s, Coxsackie.
Our hope is that people enjoy reading about the lives of our community members just as much as we enjoy learning about them from the families we serve and in the information we find within our archives. There are so many fascinating stories buried within these Sacred Grounds!