Friday, January 22, 2016

Archbishop To Lead Mass For Deceased Prelate

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the principal celebrant of a Mass for the Dead for the happy repose of the soul of Archbishop Francis B. Schulte on Monday, January 25, 2016.

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19013

Arrival of the Motorcade (8:45 a.m.)
Reception of the Body Followed by Viewing (9:00 a.m.)
Celebration of Mass for the Dead (11:00 a.m.)

This Mass will provide an opportunity for clergy and faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to gather in prayerful remembrance for Archbishop Schulte’s long service to its local Church as a priest and auxiliary bishop prior to his appointments as the Bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and Archbishop of New Orleans. All are welcome to attend.

A funeral Mass for Archbishop Schulte, along with interment of the body, will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

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