Saint Vincent de Paul Parish Ligoniel

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The interment of cremated remains

A step-by-step guide

The body is cremated after the funeral Mass.

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Cremated remains are placed inside a small steel casket.

The casket is placed into a niche. Each niche can hold a maximum of four caskets. The niche is constructed from Belfast brick.

The niche is then sealed with black marble (right), engraved in a similar way to that which might be seen on a traditional grave. Unused niches will be covered by a stone lid.

The collection of niches forms the larger columbarium structure, situated on parish land to the left of the Church.

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Casket

Niche

Black Marble Cover

Stone Lid

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