Services for Cardinal Francis George

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Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass in the cafeteria of Holy Name Cathedral February 25, 2009 in Chicago, (File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The Archdiocese of Chicago will hold a series of services and public events for Cardinal Francis George.

Here is the full schedule:

Tuesday, April 21

1 p.m.: Holy Name Cathedral doors open

2 p.m.: Rite of Reception (open to the public)

2:30 to 6:30 p.m.:Visitation (open to the public)

7:30 p.m.: Prayer vigil for priests and seminarians (attendance by ticket only)

9 to 11 p.m.: Visitation (open to the public)

11 p.m.: Holy Name Cathedral doors close

Wednesday, April 22

7 to 9:30 a.m.:Visitation (open to the public)

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

11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Visitation (open to the public)

7:30 p.m.: Prayer vigil for women and men religious, deacons

and their wives (attendance by ticket only)

9 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, until 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23:

Visitation and all-night vigil (open to the public)

Thursday, April 23

7:30 a.m.: Prayer service (open to the public)

8 a.m.: Holy Name Cathedral closed for funeral Mass preparation

11 a.m.: Holy Name Cathedral doors open for funeral Mass (attendance by ticket only)

12 p.m.: Funeral Mass (attendance by ticket only)

Immediately following the funeral Mass, the Committal Service will take place at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines. Per the Cardinal’s wishes, he will be buried in the George family plot. Open to the public.

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