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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Catholic religion allow cremation?
Are you allowed to inscribe a monument if the deceased is not interred in lot?
Can a non-Catholic be interred in a Catholic cemetery?
Why a Catholic cemetery?

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Q. Does the Catholic religion allow cremation?

A. Yes. It is important to remember that the cremated remains should be treated with the  same respect we give to the body of the deceased. The remains are to be placed in a worthy vessel and interred in a grave or entombed in a mausoleum or columbarium.

Q: Are you allowed to inscribe a monument if the deceased is not interred in lot?

A: Yes. Permission from the original owner of the lot or existing blood line heirs is needed.

Q: Can a non-Catholic be interred in a Catholic cemetery?

A: Yes, non-Catholic members of Catholic families are allowed to be buried in the Catholic cemeteries. There are several other circumstances under which a non-Catholic can be buried in one of our Cemeteries. More detailed information is available upon request. 


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