Visitation & Funeral Details

The following is a schedule of services and public visitation.

All services, including public visitation and the Funeral Mass will take place at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior Streets in Chicago.

The Committal Service will take place at All Saints Cemetery, 700 North River Road in Des Plaines.

Tuesday, April 21

1:00PM Holy Name Cathedral Doors Open Holy Name Cathedral
2:00PM Rite of Reception (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
2:30 to
6:30PM
Visitation (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
7:30PM Prayer Vigil for Priests and Seminarians (Attendance
by Ticket Only)
Holy Name Cathedral
9:00 to
11:00PM
Visitation (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
11:00PM Holy Name Cathedral Doors Close Holy Name Cathedral

Wednesday, April 22

7:00 to
9:30AM
Visitation (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
10:30AM Interfaith Service (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
11:30AM to
6:30PM
Visitation (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
7:30PM Prayer Vigil for Women and Men Religious, Deacons and their Wives
(Attendance by Ticket Only)
Holy Name Cathedral
9:00PM Until 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23
Visitation and All Night Vigil Conducted by Lay Ecclesial Movements
(Open to the Public)
Holy Name Cathedral

Thursday, April 23

7:30AM Prayer Service (Open to the Public) Holy Name Cathedral
8:00AM Holy Name Cathedral Closed for Funeral Mass Holy Name Cathedral
11:00AM Holy Name Cathedral Doors Open for Funeral Mass
(Attendance by Ticket Only
Holy Name Cathedral
12:00PM Funeral Mass (Attendance by Ticket Only) Holy Name Cathedral

 

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)

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cardinal’s favorite charities will be appreciated — Priests Retirement and Mutual Aid Association (PRMAA) or To Teach Who Christ Is , a campaign to support scholarships for students in Catholic Schools.