Michael Patrick Whalen, Mass of Christian Burial
June 19, 2015

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