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Funeral Arrangements for Most Reverend Michael Russell RIP, Retired Bishop of Waterford and Lismore

PRESS RELEASE
12 January 2009

Funeral Arrangements for Most Reverend Michael Russell RIP, Retired Bishop of Waterford and Lismore

The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore has today issued details of the funeral arrangements for Bishop Michael Russell RIP, Retired Bishop of Waterford and Lismore as follows:

Tuesday 13 January: Remains arriving at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford at 7.30pm. Most Reverend William Lee, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore will receive Bishop Russell’s remains.  Remains will repose in the Cathedral until 9pm.

Wednesday 14 January: Bishop Russell’s remains will repose in the Cathedral from 9am until 9pm.

Thursday 15 January: Concelebrated Requiem Mass will take place at 12 noon in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford. Most Rev William Lee, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore will be Chief Celebrant and will preach the homily.  Bishop Russell will be laid to rest in the Cathedral grounds.

ENDS

Further information:

Martin Long, Director of Communications 086 172 7678
Brenda Drumm, Communications Officer 087 233 7797
Fr Liam Power, Diocesan Communications Officer 087 289 9843

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