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Msgr. James M. Sheehan

Monday, August 29, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Katie Richards
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 Monsignor James Matthew Sheehan, Judicial Vicar and Secretary for Canonical Affairs for the Archdiocese of Newark, passed away on August 28, 2011. He was 39 years of age.

Msgr. Sheehan received his JCL from Catholic University and has been an Active member of the Society since 2000. He was currently serving the Society on the Committee on Laity. 

As the effects of Cancer set in, and while continuing treatment, it was Monsignor's wish to return home to our Residence at the Cathedral Basilica until the time of the Lord's Call. He died surrounded by a most loving and caring Family, and faithful Friends.

The Obsequies are as follows, all at our Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart:

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

- 12:00 Noon - 7:00 PM: Viewing
- 7:00 PM: Recitation of the Rosary

- 7:30 PM: Vigil Mass

Principal Celebrant: The Most Reverend Arthur J. Serratelli, S.S.L., S.T.D., Bishop of Paterson; Homilist:The Reverend Geno Silva, S.T.D.,Vicar for Evangelization, Diocese of Paterson

Thursday, September 1, 2011

- 11:00 AM: Funeral Mass

Principal Celebrant: The Most Reverend John J. Myers, D.D., J.C.D., Archbishop of Newark; Homilist: The Reverend Monsignor Joseph R. Reilly, S.T.D., Rector, The College Seminary, Saint Andrew Hall


Please remember Msgr. Sheehan and his family in your prayers and masses.

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