Catholic Cemeteries buries nearly 2,500

Cemeteries administered by the Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of St. Louis reported 2,466 burials in those cemeteries during the fiscal year July 1, 2007, to June 30 2008.

CALVARY in North St. Louis, with 477 acres, is one of the oldest cemeteries, dating from 1854. It was the busiest cemetery, with 928 burials last year.

RESURRECTION in Affton, with 302 acres, was founded in 1929. It was the second busiest, with 852 burials.

STS. PETER AND PAUL in South St. Louis, with 88 acres, dates from 1864. Last year there were 195 burials.

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