CrosswithLiliesClipart1.jpg.w300h405The Diocese of Juneau will be broadcasting live video (see link below) from the funeral events of Fr. Jim Blaney, OMI, in Sitka, today and tomorrow — Monday 12-9 and Tuesday 12-10. Fr. Jim served as a priest in the Diocese of Juneau since 1987, with his final assignment being pastor of St. Gregory’s in Sitka. Please join Bishop Edward Burns, the priests and faithful of the Diocese, and the family and friends of Fr. Jim in these prayers of final farewell.

Live Stream coverage

Schedule of Funeral events:

Monday, December 9th

9 am Alaska Time: Rite of Reception of the Body and Morning Prayer

12 Noon: Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

2 pm: Recitation of the Rosary

6 pm: Vigil Service – Solemn Vespers with homily

Tuesday, December 10th

10 am Alaska time: Morning Prayer (Office of the Dead)

11 am:  Procession with the body to Centennial Hall

12 Noon: Funeral Mass