We will celebrate a Requiem Mass for Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday Morning 5th Janurary 10 am at Westhill Church.
It will be in the small chapel preceded by Adoration and Rosary.
There will also be three Requiem Masses at the Universities Chaplaincy on 7 High Street, Aberdeen AB24 3EE.
These will be at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of January respectively.
Bishop Hugh, whom Pope Benedict appointed as Bishop of our Diocese, will concelebrate the Funeral Mass in Rome with Pope Francis.
“Do not be afraid of Christ! He takes nothing away, and he gives you everything. When we give ourselves to him, we receive a hundredfold in return. Yes, open, open wide the doors to Christ – and you will find true life.”
Pope Benedict XVI, Mass of Inauguration, 24/3/2005
Image from Pope Benedict’s State Visit to the UK and his Mass at Bellahouston Park used by permission of the Scottish Catholic Media Office.