Location

The Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery is located just west of the intersection of White Bear Avenue and Larpenteur Avenue, near the city borders of Saint Paul and Maplewood.

Address

 1600 Christie Place, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106

NOTE:  Christie Place is a one-way street running west to east.  Entrance onto Christie Place can only be made from Hazelwood / Prosperity Avenue.

Driving Directions

 

From Downtown Saint Paul:

Follow Interstate 35E North and exit at Maryland Avenue.  Turn right (east) onto Maryland and continue to Prosperity Avenue.  Turn left (north) onto Prosperity and continue to Idaho Avenue.  Note that Prosperity becomes Hazelwood along the way.  At the 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho, continue north through the intersection and immediately turn right onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

From Minneapolis:

Following 94:       Follow Interstate 94 toward Saint Paul and exit onto Interstate 35E North.  Follow Interstate 35E North and exit at Maryland Avenue.  Turn right (east) onto Maryland and continue to Prosperity Avenue.  Turn left (north) onto Prosperity and continue to Idaho Avenue.  Note that Prosperity becomes Hazelwood along the way.  At the 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho, continue north through the intersection and immediately turn right onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

Following Highway 36:      Follow Interstate 35W North and exit onto Highway 36 East.  Follow Highway 36 and exit at White Bear Avenue.  At the off-ramp light, turn right (south) onto White Bear Avenue.  Follow White Bear to the intersection at Larpenteur.  Turn right (west) onto Larpenteur Avenue and follow to the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Turn left (south) onto Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Just before you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho Ave., turn left (east) onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

From the Northern Suburbs:

Follow Interstate 694 and exit at White Bear Avenue.  Head South on White Bear to Larpenteur Avenue.  Turn right (west) onto Larpenteur Avenue and follow to the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Turn left (south) onto Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Just before you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho Ave., turn left (east) onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

 

Where to Park  

You may park along any of the roads in the cemetery — except where you see “no parking” signs.  Please do not block access in-to or out-of the gate.  You may also park along Christie Place.  Please be courteous of our neighbors by not parking in front of any driveways.

 

 

Times of Operation

To reduce overhead and operating expenses, all access to the main entrance gate, and to the cemetery grounds, are kept closed to visitors from October to April each year.   We do, however, remain open year round for burials.

Opening Day    Sunday, April 2, 2017

Closing Day      Saturday, October 28, 2017  through the winter months, except for funerals.

 

Hours  

Regular cemetery hours are:                                                                                   Sunday through Thursday      9:00 am   to   5:00 pm

 

Shabbat Hours

The cemetery grounds are closed from 3:00 pm on Fridays to 9:00 am on Sundays  in observance of Shabbat.

 

Holiday Schedule

The cemetery grounds are closed in observance of these holidays:

Passover                                        April 11 and April 12 (Tues, Wed)  plus  April 17 and 18, 2017 (Mon, Tues)

Shavu’ot                                         May 31, 2017    (Wed)

Rosh Hashanah                             September 21 and 22, 2017    (Thurs, Fri)

Yom Kippur                                    September 29 (at 3:00 pm)  and 30, 2017    (Fri, Sat)

Sukkot                                             October 5 and 6, 2017    (Thurs, Fri)

Shemini Atzeret / Yizkor                October 12, 2017    (Thurs)

Simchat Torah                               October 13, 2017    (Fri)

New Year’s Hours  –  El Moley Rachamim Prayer

Our chapel will be OPEN SUNDAYS from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the following dates so that families can come to recite the El Moley Rachamim Prayer for their dearly departed ones:

Rosh Hashanah         Prior to Rosh Hashanah on September 10 and September 17, 2017

      Yom Kippur          Prior to Yom Kippur on September 24, 2017

Copies of the Prayer will be available.