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    2121 Harrison St.
    Oakland, CA 94612

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  • Hours of Operation

    Monday – Sunday

    November 7th through March 1st: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. March 2nd through November 6th: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Enclosed Area Mausoleums, Columbaria and Chapels Monday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Office Hours

    Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday: Closed


    (Interments/Entombments/Inurnments) Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday: No Burials


    Cemeteries are open for Visiting Hours only. Cemetery offices are open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. No burials are conducted. Saturday Memorial Mass is held the first Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. img

About CFCS

FUNERAL - Sharing The Moment


Sharing The Moment

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CREMATION - Embracing New Traditions


Embracing New Traditions

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CEMETERY - A Sanctuary For The Living


A Sanctuary For The Living

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Meet Our Staff

Alexia Cardenas

Alexia Cardenas
Location Manager

John Freidenfelt

John Freidenfelt
Location Manager

David Brandt

David Brandt
Family Service Advisor

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Mission Programs

Our mission is to provide guidance and wisdom on end of-life services. While we do charge for our services in what has become a very commercial industry, we are committed as a charity to offer innovative programs that provide financial assistance, free options, and programs to meet the needs of our faith community.

Pastoral Care Program
All Souls Remembrance Program
Mother Teresa Program
Family Heritage Program
Precious Lives Program

Get Your Funeral Home Services at The Cathedral of Christ the Light Mausoleum

Whether you’re looking for a cemetery service or cremation services in Oakland, CA, at The Cathedral of Christ the Light Mausoleum, you can give your loved one the memorial they deserve. Our funeral and cremation company proudly offers the assistance you need in your time of grief to help you gain closure and give your loved one the peaceful resting place they deserve. You’ll work with a funeral director one-on-one to ensure you can create the perfect memorial service to help the grieving process. It’s our goal to make sure everyone is fully satisfied with their funeral and cremation experience.


The Mausoleum is a unique and sacred site, just below the Cathedral. Built for the ages, it replicates the tradition of the early Church to place the remains of the faithful at the grounds of the Church. Designed to capture the dimensions and filtered light of the cathedral above, the mood is sacred and welcoming as you enter the Mausoleum and discover the gentle serenity of a foundation amidst the beautiful Carrara marble. The mausoleum has 1,300 spaces for crypts and 1,850 niches for cremated remains. There are also 12 crypts reserved for the past, present and future Bishops of Oakland.

The first Bishop of Oakland, the Most Reverend Floyd Begin, was re-interred in the mausoleum at a special service on November 2, 2008.

Services and Features

The Cathedral of Christ the Light Mausoleum has a variety of options for crypt and cremation interments. In addition, Cathedral of Christ the Light Mausoleum provides funeral and cremation services to the community, becoming a complete resource for your cemetery and funeral needs. Whether you are interested in advanced planning or in need of immediate assistance, our Family Service Advisors and Funeral staff are available to offer support and guidance to our families.

When you work with our funeral director in Oakland, CA, you can rest assured you’ll get the guidance and support you need to get through this challenging time. Whether you’re pre-arranging your own funeral home services or you’re looking for a cemetery service or cremation services for your loved one who has passed away, we approach every situation with the care and compassion you deserve. We strive to help you celebrate the life of your loved one and their passing into eternal peace, regardless of your preferences and requests. We understand internment and funerals are a personal thing and work hard to ensure every family gets the peace they’re looking for.

The Cathedral of Christ the Light also offers various special programs and events for our faith community throughout the year, serving the living and honoring loved ones that have gone before us.

Celebrate the Life of Your Loved One

If you’re looking for a cremation company or you need funeral home services for a burial interment, our staff is standing by to provide you with the high level of service you require. We work closely with you, giving you the guidance you need to make the choices that help you celebrate your loved ones life the way you remember it. Our compassionate team provides you with the support you need during this challenging time with no pressure and the peace of mind you’re loved one has gone on to a better place.

For more information on the parish, conference center, Chancery offices, rectory/residence, public plaza, garden, café and Cathedral shop, please visit the Cathedral of Christ the Light website.

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