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Catholic Cemeteries . . . A Legacy of Faith

Our Mission


The Catholic Cemeteries meets the needs of individuals and parishes in the Diocese of Santa Rosa in preparation for, at the time of, and following the death of a loved one.  In providing a consecrated place for burial, we treat the human body with dignity and respect after death, and offer an environment that encourages frequent visitation with attendant prayer for the deceased, an environment in which love is remembered and faith is awakened and strengthened. We serve as a symbol of the extended community of the Church – a community unbroken by death – and celebrate the death and resurrection of the Lord, which offer to us the promise of eternal life.






Web Cemeteries


In celebration of life and sharing our legacy of faith with future generations, we are offering a new feature at Catholic Cemeteries, Web Cemeteries to assist in finding and memorializing your loved ones.



Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Santa Rosa


The four Diocesan Cemeteries are:  our main office at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Santa Rosa, Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Petaluma, Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in St. Helena, and Saint Francis Solano Catholic Cemetery in Sonoma.  Each cemetery represents a legacy of faith handed down by many generations for more than a century, a sacred place to honor our beloved departed.  They provide an opportunity for reverence, reflection and prayer as we ponder our Catholic teachings “life has changed, not ended.” Public Masses are held annually on:  Memorial Day and All Soul’s Day (visit the events page for details).  Cemeteries are open daily from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm for visitation.


Calvary Catholic Cemetery

Santa Rosa


Calvary Catholic Cemetery


Click to visit our page for Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Santa Rosa

Click to visit our page for Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Petaluma

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

St. Helena


Saint Francis Solano Catholic Cemetery


Click to visit our page for Holy Cross Cemetery in St. Helena

Click to visit our page for Saint Francis Solano Catholic Cemetery in Sonoma


Thank You! 

Our heartfelt thanks to all who have donated to special projects at our cemeteries, and given memorial donations in memory of a loved one.  A special thanks to those who remember Catholic Cemeteries in your will.  Your generosity provides our cemeteries and our ministry with meaningful opportunities as a living extension of parish life and promotes your “Legacy of Faith.” 





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