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Deacon named Diocese’s first Director of Cemeteries

9/9/16

Rev. Mr. Edward Handel, a permanent deacon in the Diocese of Richmond, has been selected as the Diocese’s first Director of Cemeteries for the newly created Office of Catholic Cemeteries, effective September 1, 2016.

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Diocese establishes new Office of Cemeteries, hires cemetery management company

5/18/16

Diocese hires Cemetery Management Company, Announces New Office of Cemeteries Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has authorized the Diocese of Richmond to hire Catholic Management Services, a strategic planning and professional services firm, to restore, maintain and make financially viable almost 60 cemeteries, mausoleum and columbaria within the Diocese of Richmond.

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