AND I WILL RAISE YOU UP ON THE LAST DAY.
With the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on December 31, 2022, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has asked Saint Andrew to host a special Mass for the happy repose of the soul of Pope Emeritus.
This special Mass will occur on:
Wednesday, January 4, at 7:30pm
We will live-stream this special Mass for all Parishioners and encourage you to attend.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has been lying-in-state in St. Peter's Basilica since Monday. Benedict's funeral will be held at 9:30am local time (3:30am EST) on Thursday, January 5, in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, according to the director of the press office of the Holy See, Matteo Bruni. It is available via the Vatican Media Live YouTube Channel, which is linked below.
Pope Francis will lead the funeral.
In line with Benedict's wishes, his funeral will be "simple."