Services set for Bishop Joseph McFadden

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The following funeral services for Bishop Joseph P. McFadden have been established. All are open to the public. The services will begin on Sunday, May 5 at 7 p.m. when the Body will be received at St. Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg.

Bishop McFadden will lie in state until Tuesday evening, May 7 when a Rite of Transfer of the Body will be held. The coffin will be closed during all services and viewings will end at the conclusion of the evening prayer services.

The funeral service for Bishop McFadden will be held at the Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6150 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg, PA on Wednesday, May 8. Services that day will begin at 8 a.m. with a Rite of Gathering in the Presence of the Body. The Solemn Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in the Bishop’s Circle area.  The cemetery is located across from St. Catherine Laboure Parish, 4000 Derry Street, Swatara Township.

Sunday, May 5 – St.  Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

7:00 p.m.          Rite of Reception of the Body with Solemn Evening Prayer

Monday, May 6 – St.  Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

8:00 a.m.          Rite of Gathering in the Presence of the Body

Viewing of the Body

12:00 p.m.        Mass

12:45 p.m.        Viewing of the Body

7:00 p.m.          Solemn Evening Prayer

Tuesday, May 7 – St.  Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

8:00 a.m.          Rite of Gathering in the Presence of the Body

Viewing of the Body

12:00 p.m.        Mass

12:45 p.m.        Viewing of the Body

4:00 p.m.          Rite of Transfer of the Body to Holy Name of Jesus Church

7:00 p.m.          Solemn Evening Prayer

Wednesday, May 8 – Holy Name of Jesus Church,

6150 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17112

8:00 a.m.           Rite of Gathering in the Presence of the Body

Viewing of the Body

10:00 a.m.        Closing of the Coffin

10:30 a.m.        Solemn Funeral Mass

Burial in Holy Cross cemetery

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