Archbishop Sartain gives homily at Cardinal George's funeral Mass

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Mourners gather at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago April 23 for the funeral Mass of Cardinal Francis E. George. The retired archbishop of Chicago died April 17 after a long battle with cancer. Photo: CNS/John Smierciak, Catholic New World Mourners gather at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago April 23 for the funeral Mass of Cardinal Francis E. George. The retired archbishop of Chicago died April 17 after a long battle with cancer. Photo: CNS/John Smierciak, Catholic New World

Seattle's Archbishop J. Peter Sartain preached the homily at Cardinal Francis E. George's funeral Mass on April 23 at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.

Before Cardinal George, the archbishop emeritus of Chicago, passed away on April 17 after a long battle with cancer, he had asked Archbishop Sartain to give the homily. The two were close friends.

Click below to read Archbishop Sartain's full homily.

 

Cardinal George funeral homily