17th annual Remembrance Tree and Candelight Vigil

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services of the Diocese of Sacramento will host the 17th annual Remembrance Tree and Candelight Vigil at funeral centers in Sacramento, Citrus Heights and Vallejo. Celebrate the lives of your loved ones who have gone before you to live in the light of the Lord.

The vigils will be held at the following cemeteries and funeral centers:

-- St. Mary Cemetery and Funeral Center, 6509 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento. (916) 452-4831.

-- Calvary Cemetery and Funeral Center, 7101 Verner Ave., Citrus Heights. (916) 726-1232.

-- All Souls Cemetery and Funeral Center, 555 Glen Cove Road, Vallejo. (707) 644-5209.

Free memorial ornaments will be available beginning Nov. 19 at cemetery offices. You can decorate them at home and place them at the Dec. 13 vigil. A special blessing will be offered for all of the faithful departed whose ornaments are hung on the Christmas trees. A table will be set up at each location with limited art supplies starting at 4 p.m. on Dec. 13. Come early if you wish to decorate memorial ornaments. Decoration tables will close at 6:30 p.m.

The vigil will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Seating is first come, first seated and seating may be limited. Please call funeral center staff at any of the above phone numbers for more information.