Yes, Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria is open to the Christian community and we can assist you with finding a clergy to conduct your service if required.
Frequently Asked Questions
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We have a range of chapels available to conduct burial services, which you can choose one that best suits your personal style and the size of the congregation in attendance. We also have lounges available for gathering afterwards, which makes it easy for all by staying within the cemetery.
We understand the importance of being buried with people of the same faith and community group and we have available a variety of lawns including Korean, Vietnamese, Polish and Maronite. Please inquire with our customer service staff about your individual needs.
No, All graves purchased for burials are owned by the family in perpetuity. The exception is Sydney Natural Burial Park, which as an environmentally sustainable resting place, has tenure of 30 years.
A lawn grave is generally a simple plaque that is level with the ground and offers a very natural and peaceful setting.
A monumental lawn headstone allows a more personalized decorative tribute to be erected.
A traditional section grave includes the grave covering as well as the headstone and can be made from various types of stone if required.
The traditional section graves can accommodate two, whereas lawn or monumental graves can accommodate three. Cremated remains may also be interred. Families wishing to have the option to bury up to three individuals within one plot should advise their funeral director at the time of the first burial taking place so that the grave can be dug to a greater depth.
Yes, funerals can be arranged on Saturdays by prior arrangement; however there is an additional cost factor involved, Services are not offered on a Sunday.
Yes, your family may personally select a grave at any of our cemeteries. Our staff who will show you the available sites.
With both cremations and burials, the funeral cortege will arrive at the main driveway where it will wait until the scheduled time. Mourners will then fall in behind the cars and proceed to the place of commitment.
You may pre-purchase a grave, or a memorial placement. A separate certificate is issued for all pre-purchases. Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria provides pre-need agreements for the following: grave sites, memorial sites, cremations, and mausoleum crypt entitlements. Some funeral directors can also arrange pre-need agreements for their services.
Fresh Flowers are permitted but anything left on the lawn or concrete beam will be removed to allow us to carry out maintenance. Any item which can be broken may cause injury to our staff and other visitors. Items such as glass/ceramic vases and artificial flowers are not allowed as they often get caught in lawn mowers causing injuries.