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Funerals at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church

Ceremony & Cemetery

Funeral Preparation and Planning

For Christians, the day of death inaugurates the end of their sacramental life, the fulfillment of their new birth begun at Baptism.

A funeral Mass or Liturgy of the Word may be scheduled by contacting the Parish Office at 763-421-2471. A staff member will contact the family to organize an appropriate celebration of the deceased’s entry into God’s heavenly kingdom.


Pre-Funeral Planning Resources

If you wish to pre-plan music and scripture selection options, you may download the following documents:

Pre-funeral Planning Worksheet

Funeral Worship Songs

Funeral Readings Selection Packet


Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery is owned and operated by St. Stephen’s Catholic Church.  It is located on the west end of the city of Anoka on the north side of Highway 10. There are traditional burial plots available as well as the option to purchase niches (for cremated remains) in our columbarium. Click the “Calvary Cemetery” or “Columbarium” boxes above for more details.