Good Grief - Our Blog

All are invited to a workshop at Holy Cross Cemetery on  Saturday, September 27th, 9:30am - noon in All Saints Chapel. Sr. Toni Lynn Gallagher, RSM will talk about how to cope with the changes in our lives following a loss.

Each year on the second Sunday of September, people join together in celebrating National Pet Memorial Day. On this day, pet owners honor their pets, both past and present and think about and share with others the important role that their beloved pets have played, and do play, in their lives.

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.   If you feel you need help or you know someone who does, please reach out. You aren’t alone. And tonight, at 8pm, light a candle to help shed light on the worldwide problem of suicide.

Those we have lost to suicide were much more than just that one dark moment in time.  Remember and honor them for their life not only their death.

Those we have lost to suicide were much more than just that one dark moment in time.  Remember and honor them for their life, not only their death.

Very helpful article by Debbie Gisonni in the Huffington Post.  She offers eight ways to help you survive a loved one’s suicide from her experience.  She says “Accept that you may never have the answers. People commit suicide for any number of reasons, some of which they may not even fully realize themselves. The answers sometimes never...

Happy 90th Birthday to the Town of Colma!!!  In honor of this historic occasion, we are giving away bumper stickers with the town's official motto "It's Great to Be Alive in Colma".  Stop by to pick one up, email or call us and we will be happy to mail one to you.

"It's Great To Be Alive in Colma" is the town of Colma's official slogan created by Reno Tiani of Colma in 1983.  The Town of Colma, known worldwide as the "City of Souls" is the smallest city in San Mateo County with over 1,400 residents and 1.5 million "souls."  We are so fortunate to be located in the hisotric town of Colma - home of 16 cemeteries, numerous monument dealers, florist shops and Malloy's Tavern.  We are in good company with the likes of Joe DiMaggio at Holy Cross Catholic...

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Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 11, 2014.  All cemeteries in Colma will be open for visitation.  Remember your Mother this Sunday.

"But first and foremost, I remember Mama” - the concluding lines of “Mama’s Bank Account” the lovely story about a Norwegian family in San Francisco in the early 1900s. For those of us whose mothers are gone, we too will always remember Mama. This Sunday as we celebrate Mother’s Day we can celebrate our memories of our Mothers.  Tell stories, wear her favorite color or a piece of her jewelry, frame a favorite picture of her and give them as gifts to your children –bake her favorite pie or...