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.
A subscription is required to access this content.
Current online and print subscribers, click here to login and view this article.
Please click here to subscribe to the St. Louis Review. You may subscribe to the online edition only or both the online and print editions.If you already have a subscription and are still unable to access this information, please contact the St. Louis Review.
- News »
- Virtual Vestibule »
- Year of Mercy
- Living Our Faith »
- Church Teaching »
- Opinion »
- Events/Employment »