Funeral Mass for Bishop Elliott Thomas to Be Held on St. Thomas

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Bishop Elliott Thomas

A funeral mass will be celebrated for Bishop Elliott Thomas at St. John Neumann Residence — Stella Maris, Timonium, Md., on Tuesday, March 5. Following the Mass, he will be flown home to St. Thomas.

Bishop Thomas will lie in State and Vespers will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, March 7.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be con-celebrated on Friday, March 8, at 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.

Chief celebrants will be Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, OFM Cap. Cardinal of Boston and Bishop Emeritus of the Virgin Islands, and the Most Reverend Herbert A. Bevard, Catholic Bishop of the Virgin Islands.

Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.

View the funeral services live (or view the recorded video later) from Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral on livestream at https://livestream.com/cathedralvi (live times are 6 to 9 p.m. on March 7 and starting at 10 a.m. on March 8, times may vary before or after the services; if the video stream is still live, the track may be moved back to the beginning).

About Bishop Elliott Thomas on www.catholic-hierarchy.org

About Bishop Elliott Thomas on www.wikipedia.org

Original Source: https://stjohnsource.com/2019/03/08/funeral-mass-for-bishop-elliott-thomas-to-be-held-on-st-thomas/