Understanding Issues. Serving Needs.

Catholic Management Services (CMS), a ministry of the Catholic Church, provides strategic planning and professional services that address the funeral, cemetery and administrative needs of today’s Catholic Church.

A Church-owned, nonprofit organization, CMS has developed mission-centric programs in the areas of marketing and communications, education and outreach, information technology, and finance that are helping dioceses around the country build successful, sustainable funeral and cemetery systems.

With the help of our proven business model, CMS strives to support the leadership and mission of each diocese by leaning confidently on our ability to create and execute well-founded strategies. We are forward-thinking and uniquely positioned to help each diocese better serve their Catholic community.


Solutions Spotlight


Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (CFCS)

Our national brand for Catholic Cemeteries represents our pastoral approach to serving the Catholic community. CFCS reinforces the charitable nature of Catholic cemeteries, coupling a trusted and recognizable national brand with local name recognition.

Partnership Spotlight


What began as a budget-conscious beautification project at a local East Bay area cemetery turned into the most unique winery operation around. Bishop’s Vineyard offers Sacramental Wine at a generous discount to interested parishes.

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