Wake and Funeral Mass for the Prelate

The mortal remains of Bishop Javier Echevarría were brought this morning to Our Lady of Peace, the Prelatic church of Opus Dei. A memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, December 15th, at 7 pm, in Saint Eugene's basilica.

Opus Dei - Wake and Funeral Mass for the PrelateThe Auxiliary Vicar celebrated the first Mass for suffrages in the chapel of the Campus Bio-Medico Hospital in Rome.

The mortal remains of the Prelate were brought this morning to Our Lady of Peace, the Prelatic church of Opus Dei, on Viale Bruno Buozzi no. 75 (Rome).

The faithful who would like to come and pray before the body of Bishop Echevarria can do so starting today at 12:30.

Until today, the body of Bishop Echevarría was being waked in the chapel of the Campus Bio-Medico Hospital, where a number of people went to pray during the night. This morning his mortal remains were brought from the hospital to the Prelatic Church. After a private funeral Mass he will be buried there.

A public memorial Mass for the eternal rest of Javier Echevarria will take place on Thursday, December 15th at 7 pm in the basilica of Saint Eugene's (viale delle Belle Arti, 10, 00196 Rome).