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St. Mary's Columbarium Garden


Since becoming an acceptable interment practice for the Catholic Church, cremation is becoming a popular form of burial for parishioners in Calgary. To meet this growing need, Calgary Cemeteries is building a columbarium garden in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Construction will start in the summer of 2017. 

We've worked with a number of stakeholders, including the Calgary Heritage Authority, the Southern Alberta Pioneers and their descendants as well as the community, to design a columbarium garden that meets the personal and spiritual needs of the Catholic community while maintaining the reverence and heritage of the cemetery.

View thedesign drawings of the columbarium garden.

St. Mary's Columbarium Garden Design image
Columbarium garden design drawing

For more information about the columbarium garden and cremation alternatives, please call 403-221-3660.