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Funeral arrangements announced for Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte

Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte (Source: Archdiocese of New Orleans) Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte (Source: Archdiocese of New Orleans)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The Funeral Mass for retired Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte will take place on Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. Archbishop Aymond will receive the body Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. at Notre Dame Seminary, with a wake following there until 8 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Louis Cathedral beginning at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at St. Louis Cathedral on Jan. 28.

Archbishop Schulte died Sunday, Jan. 17 after several weeks of Hospice Care in his native Philadelphia, where he lived full-time in recent years. 

In his retirement, Archbishop Schulte remained in New Orleans until after Katrina, when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

His last visit to New Orleans was for the 2009 ordination of Archbishop Aymond.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:

Wednesday, Jan. 27

3 p.m.: Reception of the body at Notre Dame Seminary

3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Wake at Notre Dame Seminary

Thursday, Jan. 28

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Wake at St. Louis Cathedral

2 p.m.: Funeral Mass and Burial at the Cathedral

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