Serving the Miami Valley Catholic Community Since 1872

Cremation Areas

Cremation: New Options for Catholics

There are many questions and misconceptions about the Catholic Church’s policy on cremation. In 1997, the Holy See granted permission to American bishops to allow funeral masses in the presence of cremated remains. To find out more about approve cremation options for Catholics, click here.

Spirit of the Living Water

Spirit of the Living Water is our newest inurnment site, designed to evoke a sensation of sublime relaxation. Beautifully crafted stone combines with serene waterworks, divine scripture and the ever-changing beauty of nature to create a one of a kind experience.

A butterfly garden and trees filled with songbirds complete the picturesque experience. View photos, see pricing information and find out more about this beautiful option here.

Additional options at Calvary Cemetery for the inurnment of cremated remains.

Mahogany Granite Niches

The Stations of the Cross Mausoleum offers three types of cremation niches. The complex shows beautiful, colorful Italian mosaic niches design by Acclaim Artisans. The east wall depicts “Noah’s Landing”, with rainbow, doves, lake, flowers and trees. The west wall depicts “The Creation” with sun, moon, waterfall, mountains and fish. The south side of the complex has mahogany granite niches.  In addition, the chapel area features single niches as well.

The Garden of Peace will open in Fall 2021 and feature glass front niches inside a peaceful chapel setting.  The columbarium will feature a statue of St. Francis of Assisi and an overlook of the St. Kateri Lake and preserve.    Please call the office for pre-sale information 937 293 1221

Noah’s Landing

The Creation









The Garden of the Holy Cross






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Opening Fall 2021:  The Garden of Peace