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When we are baptized, we are brought to a sacred place, a Catholic church, and baptized into the mystery of Christ's death and resurrection - thus giving us the promise of eternal life. When one of our loved ones die, we take them to another sacred place, a Catholic cemetery, for burial in sacred ground while they await the resurrection of the dead and the promise of eternal life.

Since death is a natural part of life, it is only fitting that the Catholic Church be present at the time of death. In the Preface of the Funeral Mass the words '...for your faithful people O Lord, life has changed not ended' are prayed. Death as seen through the eyes of a Christian is not the end, it is simply a natural passageway to a changed life with God. Burial in a Catholic cemetery is a statement of continued belief in that everlasting life, even in death.

Cemeteries hold the earthly remains of our family members and friends who have shared their love, fellowship and faith with us. Although a grave in a cemetery evokes sadness, a grave in a Catholic cemetery is also a sign of hope in God and His promise of everlasting life.

In a complex and busy world, the desire to do things well, spiritually as well as sensibly, is often complicated by practical matters like time, money and knowledge. Nothing ever seems quite as easy to do as it first appears. This is as true of planning a family burial place as it is of anything else. It is probably made more complex by the fact that many people only do it once in a lifetime



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What's New

Mass at Our Lady of Peace Saturday April 8th 930 am

We invite you and your friends and family to attend the memorial Mass at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery Indoor Columbarium on Saturday April 8 2017 at 930...

Extended Hours Return April 1!

Effective April 1 we move to summer hours for the cemetery office and the mausoleum.    Apr 1 to Nov 30 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6:00pm  Saturday...

Mass at the mausoleum Saturday Apr 22 2017 930 AM

We invite you to join us in a celebration of faith and hope as we remember and pray for loved ones who have died. Father Stephen Hero presiding.

2017 Memorial Masses

The Masses below are on Saturdays at 930 am in the Holy Cross Mausoleum: January 21 2017  February 18 2017 March 18 2017 April 22 2017 ...

New driving directions to Our Lady of Peace Cemetery

Due to the recent completion of the Anthony Henday Freeway combined with the ongoing construction by the city of Edmonton in the area we have attached...

One Location to Serve You Better

The Archdiocese of Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries is pleased to announce, effective April 11, 2016, the merger of our North and South Cemeteries' family...

We Now Offer Urns for Our Families

Your Catholic Cemeteries are proud to now offer urns as part of the products offered to our families.  We've partnered with a Canadian company to provide...

Marker and Monument Purchases

Families wishing to purchase a marker or upright monument are invited to call our office to set up an appointment to discuss, choose and order their memorial...