The newly installed columbarium has been a major project
of the parish and you may have noticed in recent weeks the
area is now ready for use. Soon additional works will
continue such as a garden. This project started some time
ago and was driven from the combined efforts of the
Capricorn Coast Catholic Community. The columbarium allows
for up to 100 spaces as well as two memorial sections.
To preserve uniformity of the columbarium, the plaques for
the niches and the memorial plaques shall be of a standard
form, design, and dimension. The attached information will
assist you to review the procedure and policies as well as
applications for both immediate use and reservation of
For further information or to reserve either a memorial
plaque or a niche please contact the Parish Office.
Information on the use of the columbarium
Placing of Ashes –
At the completion of the funeral service, the body
is cremated. A short time later the Crematorium will
contact the family and advise them that the ashes are
available for collection. The family will then contact
our Parish to arrange final inurnment of the ashes in
Is there a Ceremony?
This is optional. If an inurnment
ceremony is requested a fee does apply.
Reservation of a Niche
The Applicant has the option of reserving a niche
for intended use by either themselves or others. A
niche may be reserved by either full payment of the
fee or a 50% deposit.
The balance is paid at the time of use.
In all cases, the application process must receive
approval of the Parish prior to the interment of ashes.
The Plaques for the Columbarium will be of standard
design and provided by the Parish. The words and
symbols on the plaque will be in accordance with
guidelines provided by the parish.
The cost of the plaque and inscription is included
in the overall Fee.
Example of Plaque Wording
How to apply for a Memorial or Niche
Complete an appropriate application form below and forward
to the Parish office.
Capricorn Coast Catholic Parish
PO BOX 64
YEPPOON Q 4703.
Policy, Forms and Brochure
download or view the the application forms,
Policy or brochure please click on the
appropriate link below.
for a Memorial
for a Niche
Our columbarium is situated in a
maintained area adjoining the church