Mont Marie Cemetery

Mont Marie Cemetery was started in the spring of 1971 on the grounds of the Sisters of Saint Joseph Motherhouse. It is the northernmost of the two cemeteries in that area. The other cemetery is that of the Calvary Cemetery of the Sisters of Providence.

Both cemeteries are part of the Brightside Neighborhood.

stop 1 – Gates of the Cemetery

stop 2 – Motherhouse Bell

The bell that is located close to the gates is from the Springfield Massachusetts motherhouse.

stop 3a-3b-3c – Statues around the Cemetery

stop 4 – Cross

stop 5a-5b – gravestones

The oldest gravestone is that of Sr Lawrence Marie Dower who died the 5th of May 1971. The stones on the southern side of the cemetery are for the nuns. The stones on the northern side are for their parents that select to be buried here.

stop 6 – Labyrinth

The labyrinth was created in the last ten years. Give it a try. You should feel the spirit.

A book was written about this labyrinth so READ about it at their link.

stop 7 – motherhouse and neighborhood