Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy|Funeral Mass-Funeral Program-YourFuneralguy

29 Aug
Mission Church, the place of the Ted Kennedy Funeral Mass.

Mission Church, the place of the Ted Kennedy Funeral Mass.

Here is the Senator Edward Kennedy Funeral Program for the Edward Kennedy Funeral Mass. An Era ends today with the Funeral Mass and burial of Senator Edward Kennedy. Listed below is the Order of service for the 10:30- 12:30 Funeral Service at the Mission Church in Boston, Massachusetts.

TIME:

“10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

PLACE:

Senator Ted “Edward”  Kennedy’s funeral mass will take place at THE MISSION CHURCH- Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica,1545 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA.

In Attendance:58 Senators, 21 former Senate members, Secretary Salazar, 6 officers of the Senate, 4 living Presidents of the United States of America including Barack Obama.

From Ted Kennedy.org

Entrance Hymn: “Holy God We Praise Thy Name”

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Senator Kennedy’s funeral mass will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica,1545 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA.
First Reading:

Curran Raclin, the Senator’s stepson
Old Testament
The Book of Wisdom 3:1-9
Responsorial Psalm:

Kara Kennedy
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 72
Second Reading:

Caroline Raclin, the Senator’s stepdaughter
New Testament, Letter of Paul to the Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39
Gospel:

Father Hession
Matthew 25:31-32A, 34-40
The Prayers of the Faithful:

Readings from the Senators own words.

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Offertory: The Senator’s grandchildren

At Offertory:  J.S. BACH Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 6
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

At Communion:  FRANCK “Panis Angelicus”
Placido Domingo, tenor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
James David Christie, organ

BRAHMS  “Let Nothing Ever Grieve Thee”
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
John Oliver, conductor
James David Christie, organ

SHUBERT “Ave Maria”
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
James David Christie, organ

Remembrances:   Ted Kennedy, Jr.
Patrick J. Kennedy

Eulogy:                   President Barack Obama

Final Commendation:  His Eminence Sean P. Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston

Recessional:                “America the Beautiful”

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica pic from flickr under the creative commons license from

EdKopp4’s photostream

Program Source: http://www.tedkennedy.org/pages/arrangements

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