History

  • Calvary Cemetery was established in 1890 by Bishop James McGolrick, the first bishop of the Diocese of Duluth.
  • 130 acre property with approximately 70 acres of developed burial lots
  • First recorded burials in 1892 with over 22,000 burials to date
  • Final resting place for 4 Bishops and 76 Priests that served the Diocese of Duluth
  • Special Places at Calvary Cemetery
    • Priest Circle
    • Soldier's Rest exclusively for military veterans
    • Infant section
    • Shrine for the unborn maintained by Knights of Columbus
    • St. Mary's Grief Support Garden