Let (R,m) be a CM ring of dimension d, and M a finite R module. Is pd M always finite?
No. Put $k=R/m$. Then $k$ is of finite projective dimension if and only if $R$ is regular. This is the famous theorem of AuslanderBuchsbaum, Serre (see for instance BrunsHerzog CohenMacaulay rings theorem 2.2.7 for a proof). So the residual field of a nonregular CM ring will give a counterexample. 

