The arrangements have been finalised for the Reception of Canon Patrick Sammon’s body and his Requiem Mass, concelebrated by Bishop Alan.
On the evening of Wednesday 28 September Fr Pat’s body will be received into Our Lady of Lourdes, Wanstead at 7pm and the church will be open from 6:30pm; the car park will be open on a first come first served basis and once the spaces are full then additional spaces are available at the St Joseph’s Convent in Gordon Road and surrounding streets– if you can walk or use public transport please do so.
On Thursday 29 September Fr Pat’s Requiem will start at 11:30am and the Church will open from 10:30am, the car park will be open with limited spaces and once the spaces are filled then people attending will need to find alternative parking – if you can please walk or use public transport.
Once the Church is full, people are welcome to stay outside the Church for the duration of the mass and Holy Communion will be brought to anyone who wishes to receive.
There are refreshments available after the funeral Mass in the Pastoral Centre
The Requiem Mass is being live streamed: please follow the link below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7HmzjWSOUo or via the parish website: http://www.ourladyoflourdeswanstead.com/