Remembering Bishop Patrick Cooney

A pillar of the Catholic church – remembered today.

Bishop Patrick Cooney passed away yesterday morning.

He was the third bishop to be installed at the Diocese of Gaylord.

He served there for twenty years, until his retirement in 2009.

The funeral arrangements for Bishop Patrick R. Cooney in the Diocese of Gaylord are:

Visitation will begin with the reception of the body at St. Mary our lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral on Sunday, October 21, at 2:00 p.m.

We will pray the rosary at 4:00 p.m. And the vigil service will begin at 6:00 p.m. The evening will end with night prayer at 9:00 p.m.

Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. On Monday, October 22 and continue until the Mass of Christian Burial at noon. A luncheon will follow.