Non-Catholic Family Members
Who Can be Buried in a Catholic Cemetery?
One of the most frequent questions we field is "who can be buried in a Catholic cemetery?" There appears to be some misconceptions out there regarding whether non-Catholics can be buried in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia cemeteries.
As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives.
Our true home is in heaven, and Jesus Christ, whose return we long for, will come from heaven to save us.
Yes, non-Catholics can be buried in Catholic cemeteries.
Who can be buried in a Catholic cemetery?
- If you are a member of the Catholic church, you can be buried in an Archdiocese of Philadelphia cemetery
- If you are a member of the Catholic church but your spouse isn't, he or she can be buried with you
- If your spouse is a member of the Catholic church but you aren't, you can be buried with him or her
- These rules apply to the children of Catholic parents, and other family members, as well