|Fr. Henry Madigan, OFM Conv|
He urged the assembly, there to remember Franciscans and members of the parish who embraced Sister Death in the past year, to "recognize we are not just praying for them, but they are praying for us… We have quite literally an army of saints who pray for us."
Fr. Henry added, "They continue to touch our lives."
|Mary Stronach, OFS, leads prayer service.|
Music was provided by Andrew Siuta and Christine Mickey. Fraternity Minister Joanne Lockwood, OFS, produced the prayer service program.
|Fr. Richard Dellos|
The flower vases representing the deceased were then placed before the Blessed Sacrament in the Perpetual Adoration Chapel, while the assembly adjourned to the parish center for refreshments and fellowship.