St Joseph

St. Joseph
Catholic Cemetery


Cemetery History

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery’s origins date back to 1792 when the Spanish government, which controlled the territory that would become Louisiana, ordered the construction of a Catholic church and the establishment of a formal cemetery in Baton Rouge.

Plot Directory

For a downloadable plot map of the cemetery and a directory of all burials,“Click Learn More.”

Board Members

Click Learn More for a list of the current members of the cemetery’s Board of Trustees.If you want to contact the board, please see the Contact page on this website.

Newsletters Archive

The Board of Trustees publishes a cemetery newsletter several times a year. To read the most recent newsletter or view past issues, Click Learn More

Recent Images

To view recent images of the cemetery, click the button below.

Donate Now

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery is one of Baton Rouge’s oldest and most historic cemeteries. In the spirit of giving, if you’d like to help the cemetery’s Board of Trustees continue to maintain this treasure or honor a loved one who is buried there, please consider making a donation.

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