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RESURRECTION AKA ST. PHILOMENA CEMETERY

Dubuque Twp.
Dubuque County, Iowa
Uploaded 2/17/2005 by
wrightb [Email]

Several years ago St. Philomena Church and cemetery changed it's name to Resurrection.
James Patrick Lyons(1802-1877), Native of Galway, Ireland, donated land for this cemetery in 1857. The first Mass in Asbury was celebrated in his home by Bishop Mathias Loras. The crucifix in the cemetery was a gift from the Lyons family.

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