Funeral & Visitation Information

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 Sunday, October 21st: 


1:00 pm - Reception of the Body

Presider: Most Reverend Walter A. Hurley, Apostolic Administrator

1:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Visitation

5:30 pm – Eucharist (Mass for Our Deceased Bishop)

Presider & Homilist: Most Reverend Walter A. Hurley, Apostolic Administrator

7:00 pm – Evening Prayer (Office of the Dead)

Presider & Homilist: Reverend William J. Rutkowski

 Monday, October 22nd:


9:00 am – Morning Prayer (Office of the Dead)

9:00 am – 8:00 pm – Visitation

3:00 pm – Knights of Columbus Recitation of the Rosary

Leader:  SK Barry Borsenik, KofC State Advocate

7:00 pm – Vigil for the Deceased

Presider: Most Reverend Walter A. Hurley, Apostolic Administrator

Homilist:  Reverend Peter J. Gaspeny, Chair of the Presbyteral Council 

Tuesday, October 23rd:


9:00 am – Visitation

11:00 am – Funeral Mass (All are Welcome)

Presider: Most Reverend Allen H. Vigneron, Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit

Homilist: Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington

Final Commendation:

Presider: Cardinal Justin Rigali, Emeritus Archbishop of Philadelphia

Mount Olivet Cemetery, Saginaw, Michigan

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