Cremation Burial

Blue Pearl Niche Alcove at All Saints Cemetery, Northfield

Why We Bury Cremated Remains

Burying cremated remains imitates the burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The act of burial shows the same respect shown a full body burial. Burying cremated remains ensures the memory of the deceased lives on in a safe and sacred place. Finally, burial prevents the possible loss, damage, or theft of the remains.

The Church & Cremation

The Catholic Church has permitted cremation since 1963. The new Code of Canon Law (1983) states: "The Church earnestly recommends that the pious custom of burying the dead be observed; it does not, however, forbid cremation unless it has been chosen for reasons which are contrary to Christian teaching" (No. 1176, 3).

Holy Cross Cemetery St. Jude Mausoleum

Cremation Burial Options

The Catholic Cemeteries Association offers an extensive selection including graves, community columbariums, private family columbariums, cremation pedestals, and cored granite boulders that have been adapted to hold cremated remains..

All Souls Holy Angels Mausoleum

Mausoleums provide crypt and niches in both an indoor and outdoor setting, with a peaceful surrounding.

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St. Joseph Mary Columbarium
Columbariums & Niches

We offers single or companion niches in a variety of settings that allow you and loved ones to be memorialized for years to come

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Custom Cross Shaped Monument

In-ground burial remains a popular option for Catholics

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