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Fairfield County Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Bridgeport

Fairfield County CT Cemeteries

In Ground Burial

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Traditional in-ground burial is for both casketed and cremated loved ones. Typically a permanent graveside marker is used.

In-ground Burial Information

Cremation

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Since 1963 cremation has been approved within the Catholic Church. Cremation is an eco-consciousness choice for many.

Cremation Information

Above Ground

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Mausoleums, columbariums, private family mausoleums, or cremation walls are all options for above-ground burials for loved ones. 

Above Ground Burial Information

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New Grief Programs are Now Forming

7 New Day Spring Programs: Open for registration.
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One-day Emmaus Ministry Retreat for grieving parents: Open for registration. Learn More

All are welcome. Come join us in our Diocesan-wide small group, bereavement support program.

Catholic Bereavement Support

News & Events

Cemetery Office Hours for Good Friday

Our cemetery offices will be closed for Good Friday, March 29, 2024. The cemeteries will remain open to visitors. We hope you and your families have a good holiday. Regular Office Hours Monday-Friday9:00 am to 4:00 pm1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 am to...

WTNH Channel 8 Report: CT cemeteries may run out of space

  On February 28, 2024, WTNH Channel 8 in New Haven aired a report on how some cemeteries are running low on room for future burials. The reporter spoke with Kenn Devane, who handles Cemetery Relations for Catholic Cemeteries of Fairfield County, and they...

New Group Forming: Emmaus Retreat for Grieving Parents

A faith-based retreat for parents whose children of any age have died by any cause, no matter how long ago. Please join us. All are welcome. A one-day Emmaus Spiritual Ministry retreat is being offered by the Diocese of Bridgeport, Bereavement Ministry. This one-day...

Holiday Decorations

Decorations will be removed shortly after each holiday including Christmas, Easter, Mother’s/Father’s Day, Memorial Day, and Veteran’s Day. Please remove any decorations you wish to keep. Due to ongoing safety, insurance, and landscaping issues, permanent decorations...

The Beatitude Mosaics at St. Catherine of Siena Mausoleum

The beautiful Beatitude mosaics are on display at our St. Catherine of Siena Mausoleum at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull. Beatitudes are the blessings said by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount as told in the biblical New Testament in Matthew. The Beatitudes...

Request Our Advance Burial Planning Guide

Planning your burial in advance is a thoughtful and compassionate act of love for your family.

  • It saves your loved ones from having to make critical decisions while under emotional stress.
  • It provides you peace of mind, knowing your plans will be handled according to your wishes.
  • Step-by-step guide
  • Burial options
  • Peace of mind

 

Catholic Cemetery Locations

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