MANY residents are expected to flock to the island’s cemeteries today to pray and honor their loved ones for the All Souls’ Day holiday.
For the past several days, families have been busy painting and decorating crypts and burial sites in cemeteries like Pigo Catholic Cemetery in Anigua, Guam Memorial Park and even the Ija Cemetery in Inarajan.
On Naval Base, families who have loved ones buried at the Sumay Cemetery are allowed to come to the facility for a Mass at the site, which is located in an area of the former village.
Mass schedules, locations and celebrants for All Souls’ Day are as follows:
- Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica – 5:45 a.m., Archbishop Anthony Apuron;
- Inarajan Cemetery – 7 a.m., Monsignor David C. Quitugua;
- Umatac Cemetery – 7 a.m., Rev. Fr. Aurelius E. Stola;
- Holy Cross (Togcha) Catholic Cemetery (Yona) – 7:30 a.m., Archbishop Anthony Apuron;
- Our Lady of Peace Memorial Gardens (Windward Hills) – 9 a.m., Fr. Ivo Sinaga;
- Merizo Cemetery – 9 a.m., Ref. Fr. Aurelius E. Stola;
- Tiguac Cemetery, Nimitz Hill – 10 a.m., Fr. Willy Lorilla;
- Guam Memorial Park, Leyang Barrigada – 11 a.m., Rev. Fr. Jose Alberto Rodriguez;
- Sumay Cemetery, Naval Base Guam – 11 a.m., Fr. Tom Ianucci;
- Veteran’s Cemetery, Piti – 1 p.m., Fr. Willy Lorilla;
- Old Agat Cemetery (Responso only) – 4 p.m., Fr. Jason Granado;
- Pigo Catholic Cemetery – 4 p.m., Archbishop Anthony Apuron; and
- Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery (Agat) – 5 p.m., Fr. Jason Granado.