Is cremation acceptable for a committed catholic?

I am a very committed catholic and I want to adhere to Church teaching. I pre-arranged my funeral and arranged to be cremated and my remains are to go into the columbarium at a local parish. I still worry that I have done the right thing. I have pre-paid the whole thing. Can you put my mind at ease?

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