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Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church

/ Garden of Peace Columbarium

Baton Rouge, LA

Garden of Peace Columbarium

Project Details


Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church,


11,500 SF

Completion Date:

March 2021

Project Overview

The Garden of Peace and Memorial Columbarium provide a sacred and spiritual setting for memorial services and the inurnment of cremains for Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church.

Situated to the east of the existing church facility and set among the beautiful campus oaks, the Columbarium location forms a processional link from the church, allowing for a peaceful experience for families contained within the campus.

The prominent masonry walls surrounding the perimeter of the site contain the individual burial niches. Water features and custom tile mosaics add to the spiritual and calm setting within the garden.

The simple wood and concrete pavilion structure honor the existing campus architecture established originally by the renowned architect John Desmond.

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