January 9, 2015

Evening Prayer and reception will serve as a farewell for Bishop Coyne

In gratitude to God for the appointment of the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne by Pope Francis as the Bishop of Burlington, Vt., Solemn Evening Prayer will be celebrated at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14, at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis. A farewell reception for Bishop Coyne, who will be installed as Bishop of Burlington on January 29, will immediately follow vespers in the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center. All are welcome to join in the celebration.

Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., will present Bishop Coyne a gift on behalf of the people of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis at the conclusion of the Solemn Evening Prayer service. A box for cards will be available at the farewell reception for anyone wishing to contribute their own gift.


Related story: Bishop Coyne appointed to head Vermont diocese


Also: Photo gallery from Evening Prayer and Farewell Reception (Jan. 14, 2015)

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