Michael Patrick Whalen, Mass of Christian Burial
June 19, 2015
Max Whalen and Jack Rosenberger played Pachelbel's Canon in D as a prelude to the Mass.
The first two of five eulogies were given by Maura Whalen and Tim Whalen.
The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Nick and assisted by Deacon Mike Patterson. The acolytes were Jess Franta and Karen Kahn.
The opening blessing and sprinkling of Holy Water for the ashes.
The First Reading was proclaimed by Alex Whalen, the Responsorial Psalm by Matt Whalen, and the Second Reading was proclaimed by Nico Whalen (below).
The Gospel and the Homily was proclaimed by Deacon Mike Patterson.
The Presentation of the Gifts was performed by Judith Conley and Susan Whalen.
Prayer of Final Commendation was read by Fr. Nick at the conclusion of the Mass.
Three additional eulogies by Michael Whalen, Martin Whalen, and Sue Whalen (below) were delivered after the Mass to accommodate Fr. Nick's schedule.
A Reflection music selection was played by Melina Whalen.
The recessional song, Oh, Danny Boy, was performed by Joanie Houston.
Overviews of those in attendance.
Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Catholic, Westcliffe, Colorado