Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Washington

Archdiocesan Cemeteries

Mount Olivet Cemetery

Mount Olivet Cemetery is located on a historic hill overlooking the monuments of the nation's capital in the District of Columbia. The largest Catholic cemetery in the District of Columbia, Mount Olivet features lovely classical monuments with images of Jesus, the Blessed Mother, and other religious statuary, reminding families of a life with Christ beyond death.

The Choice Is Yours
The sacred ground of Mount Olivet Cemetery offers many burial options. Memorials for below ground burials can be either traditional upright monuments or flush bronze memorials. At Mount Olivet, the choice is yours. Beautiful Garden Mausoleums also provide the options of above ground entombment or the entombment of cremains in wall niches enhanced with facades of polished granite.

Contact Information

Mt. Olivet Cemetery
1300 Bladensburg Road, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002
Fax: 202-397-1985

Manager: Cheryl Tyiska

Contact the Mt. Olivet Cemetery through CCAW

Cemetery Office Hours

Monday through Saturday
8:00am to 4:00pm

Cemetery Grounds Visiting Hours

March 16 to November 2
7:30am to 7:00pm

November 3 to March 15
7:30am to 5:00 pm

Directions to Mt. Olivet Cemetery
From the Capital Beltway, take Route 50 (New York Avenue) toward Washington, D.C. Turn left on Bladensburg Road. Mount Olivet Cemetery is on the right.

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Mt. Olivet Cemetery plan (680kb Adobe Acrobat file)

Schedule of Service Charges
(Effective January 1, 2019)

Ground Burial

  Bronze Memorial Monument
Burial Site N/A N/A
Cremation Burial Site N/A  

Mausoleum (starting prices)

Crypts $6,800.00
Cremation Niches $3,050.00

Interment - Entombment Fees

  Mt. Olivet Cemetery* St. Mary’s Cemetery*
Single Depth Interment $1,660.00 $1,840.00
Double Depth Interment $2,010.00 $2,295.00
Interment of Cremains $1,025.00 $1,070.00
Infant Interment $385.00 $600.00
Entombment: Garden Mausoleum $1,045.00 N/A
Entombment: Cremains $750.00 N/A

Outer Burial Containers

Concrete Liner $810.00**
Montgomery Vault $1,425.00**
Wilbert Vault $1,525.00**
Cremains Liner $485.00**
Urn Vault $570.00**
Vault Installation*** $220.00
Urn Vault Installation $125.00
* Mount Olivet and St. Mary's Cemeteries have no sites available for sale. Please call Mt. Olivet for further details.
**Price does not include DC Tax, which applies to outer burial container only.
***The use of steel vaults is limited to single depth interment with the vault company responsible for providing the grave set-up and installation of the steel vault.

Late Fees

Monday thru Friday (2:00pm - 3:00pm) $595.00
(Services are not accepted after 2:00pm)
Saturday (all day) $595.00
(Services are not accepted after 2:00pm)

Cemetery interment arrangements need to be made at the appropriate cemetery office by 10:00 AM the working day preceding the actual day of interment.

For Preneed pricing, please contact the cemetery office.

St. Mary’s Cemetery
(administered by Mount Olivet staff)

St. Mary's Cemetery
2121 Lincoln Road NE
Washington, DC 20002

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