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
202-399-3000
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)


Cemetery Starting Prices
(Prices effective January 1, 2014)

Traditional Ground Burials
Gravesites starting at $2,650.00

Cremation Sites
Starting at $1,310.00

Mausoleum Crypts
Starting at $4,250.00

Mausoleum Niches
Starting at $2,700.00

Outer Burial Containers
Starting at $480.00


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

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


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