Commemoration

Funeral Rites for Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

Our Lady of Grace and St Edward

Cardinal Cormac’s remains will be received into Our Lady of Grace and St Edward’s at 8pm, Sunday 10 September. The church will remain open until 10pm for parishioners and visitors to pay their respects. (The reception is a very short service but we will also have the rosary and at 9:50pm, conclude with Compline, which is to say, the Night Prayer of the Divine Office.)

8pm
Sunday, 10 September
Our Lady of Grace and St Edward

12pm, Midday
Monday, 11 September
Our Lady of Grace and St Edward

Bishop Mark O’Toole will celebrate Mass for Cardinal Cormac, presiding and preaching as detailed before. After Mass, the Cardinal’s
remains will be removed to Westminster Cathedral.

Westminster Cathedral

From 10am
Tuesday, 12 September
Westminster Cathedral

On Tuesday 12 September, from 10am, the Cardinal’s body will lie in state at the Cathedral until 5pm where there will be Solemn Vespers with Cardinal Vincent presiding and Archbishop Longley preaching. The Cathedral will remain open until 8pm.

12pm, Midday
Wednesday, 13 September
Westminster Cathedral
Ticket Only

On Wednesday 13 September, at 12 noon, the Cardinal’s funeral will take place. Cardinal Vincent will preside and Archbishop Stack will preach. Access is by ticket only.

5:30pm
Wednesday, 4 October
Westminster Cathedral

On Wednesday 4 October at 5:30pm there will be a memorial Mass for Cardinal Cormac at the Cathedral with unreserved seating, the Mass being intended for those who were unable to attend the funeral.