Schedule of services for Cardinal George

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Cardinal George funeral services details
A detailed look at the funeral services planned for Francis Cardinal George at Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- services for Francis Cardinal George, who died Friday after a long battle with cancer, will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Holy Name Cathedral. Much of the planned services will be open to the public, but some require tickets.

The full schedule of services is below.


1 p.m.: Doors open

2 p.m.: Rite of Reception (Open to the Public)

2:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Public Visitation

7:30 p.m.: Prayer Vigil for priests and seminarians (Ticket Only)

9 - 11 p.m.: Public Visitation

11 p.m.: Doors Close


7 - 9:30 a.m.: Public visitation

10:30 a.m.: Interfaith service (Open to the public)

11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Public visitation

7:30 p.m.: Prayer Vigil - Women & Men religious (Ticket only)

9:30 p.m.: Public visitation - Vigil (All night)


7:30 a.m.: Public prayer service

8 a.m.: Doors close

11 a.m.: Doors open for funeral mass (Ticket Only)

12 p.m.: Funeral Mass (Ticket Only)

Immediately following Funeral Mass: Committal Service at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines (Open to the public)

Live coverage of Cardinal George's funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday on

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Cardinal George Services Schedule