Holy Name Cathedral
Cardinal Francis George’s galero – a wide-brimmed red silk hat that used to be given to Catholic bishops at the Vatican when they became cardinals – will be raised to the dome of Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, one month after his death.
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Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
Chicago and Catholics worldwide were preparing to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, who was the spiritual leader of the third largest Archdiocese in the U.S., and served the church in Rome for more than a decade.
Doors open to the public at 7 a.m. at the church where Cardinal George presided over the nation’s third largest diocese. Once again, people will line up to pay respects to the man who shepherded more than 2.2 million Catholics for more than 17 years.
One of the people remembering Cardinal George this week is a South Side graphic artist, Larry Cope.
Thousands of mourners were expected to visit Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, as a two-day visitation begins for Cardinal Francis George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.
Visitation will be held for two days at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by a funeral mass on Thursday.
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Archbishop Cupich made those in the congregation laugh hard several times, in which he said, “Seriously folks. I don’t do walking on water. I can barely swim.” But he had a serious message for Chicago-area Catholics: get out of your comfort zone, and be daring and bold when doing God’s work.
In a break with tradition, Archbishop Blase Cupich announced he will not be moving into the Cardinal’s residence and instead will live in the Holy Name Cathedral rectory.
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As if they’re not already glowing, about a dozen women – some very close to their delivery date – walked toward the front of Holy Name Cathedral at the invitation of Cardinal George. Among them was Patty Stevens.
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Frances Cardinal George greeted each and every parishioner, and says he has gotten a chance to rest up since he came back from Rome. He says he’s pleased with the choice they made, saying they needed someone humble with a lot of vigor.
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