Tag Archives: Columbarium

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St Neot’s Barrow – Cambridgeshire

Situated in beautiful countryside near the village of Hail Weston, near St Neots, Cambridgeshire is this a wonderful Barrow, an ancient and tradition burial mound made stone construction buried below soil where you can have your loved ones ashes housed. This is a stunning piece of architecture built in time honoured tradition. The site is named […]

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More columbarium controversy

What started as a spat between a church and local businesses on the construction of a columbarium has gone wider and now the State of Wisconsin have issued an opinion that concurred with the attorney general in Cedarburg – columbaria are the same as mausoleum. Which has come as a bit of a surprise to […]

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Temporary ashes storage: Essex

  Not yet ready to scatter, bury or inter your loved ones ashes permanently, yet do not feel able or comfortable keeping them at home? Now you have the option of storing the ashes in a dignified, tasteful and secure environment.  However instead of needing to sign up to for fifteen or twentyfive year lease on a […]

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St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield, City of London

Soon you be able to inter your ashes in one of London’s oldest churches St Bartholomew the Great in West Smithfield  They are awaiting enough reservations to then commission it. The niche columbarium. The niche system, will include decorative coloured stone plinths, that will compliment the design of the church. It will comprise 196 niche chambers with […]

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Interring cremation ashes in the Holy Land

  Should it be your last wish to have you ashes interred in the Holy Land then we can help. We have teamed up with a company that runs two sites in Israel, one near Jerusalem – in Kibbutz Kiryat Anavim, and the other at the Sea of Galilee –  in Kibbutz Maagan. Both places are very evocative with huge biblical and historic significance: […]

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Archdiocese of Washington’s thinking on the scattering of ashes – in short they don’t like it!

 Ashes to Armaments Dust to Detonation – A Brief Essay on What NOT to do with Cremated Remains Author Mr Charles Pope “Cremation, though permitted by the Church, often presents pastoral problems for the Church. For, as experience shows, many people treat cremated remains (aka, cremains) in ways that would be unthinkable in terms of […]