Friday, August 26, 2016

Funeral arrangements announced for the two nuns brutally murdered in Mississippi

Roman Catholic Diocese of Jackson

Arrangements for Sr. Margaret Held, OSF, and Sr. Paula Merrill, SCN:

Wake Service -- Sunday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church in Lexington.

Memorial Mass... -- Monday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Peter the Apostle in Jackson.

Their mortal remains will be taken to their respective Mother Houses for funeral Masses after the Wake Service. The Memorial on Monday will be an opportunity for our diocesan community and friends to celebrate the lives of these two remarkable women. Bishop Kopacz will be the principal celebrant. 

Parking is available in the Regions Garage for a small fee.

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