Diocese of Fall River

Catholic Cemeteries

Catholic Cemeteries

Catholic Cemeteries in the Fall River Diocese carry out the sacred duty of providing a dignified Christian burial for all of our beloved faithful departed. Our cemeteries are holy places of honor and respect for those who have died; they are places for prayer, reflection, hope and remembrance.

Fall River Catholic Cemeteries Coat of Arms

St. John’s Cemetery – New Bedford

New Burial Options Now Available!

St. John the Baptist Cemetery located at 664 Allen Street, New Bedford, MA, now has a limited number of traditional full body in ground burial options, as well as in ground cremation graves available for purchase.

St. John’s Cemetery – New Bedford

New Burial Options Now Available!

St. John the Baptist Cemetery located at 664 Allen Street, New Bedford, MA, now has a limited number of traditional full body in ground burial options, as well as in ground cremation graves available for purchase.

St. John the Baptist Cemetery sign made of stone

Burial Options

Fall River cemeteries offer a variety of options for our catholic faithful who have chosen traditional burials.

Cremation Options

A growing and accepted choice for Catholics today, we offer several options for the burial of cremated remains.

Pre-Need Arrangements

Making arrangements in advance reflects both a sense of thoughtful planning and economic prudence. The decisions made now will be your own – designed to give you peace of mind now, and peace of mind later for your family and loved ones.

Community Events & Masses

The Catholic Cemeteries of Fall River hosts monthly masses to memorialize your loved ones.

February Mass – Taunton

February 5 @ 7:00 pm

February Mass – Fall River

February 25 @ 9:00 am

February Mass – New Bedford

February 26 @ 10:00 am

Welcome

Welcome to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River Catholic Cemeteries.

Our offices operate and maintain 13 Diocesan cemeteries throughout southeastern Massachusetts. They are sacred and peaceful resting places to grieve, pray, and remember our loved ones. Our mission is to ensure a proper and respectful catholic burial in accordance with the Roman Catholic church.

Fall River Catholic Cemeteries are current members of the following organizations