26th November, 2019

Funeral Arrangements for Fr Leo Chamberlain

Fr Leo

Please find the details below of Fr Leo's funeral, taking place here at Ampleforth on Friday, 6 December. If you are planning on attending, please contact Julia Brooke to confirm via jbr@ampleforth.org.uk or through 01439 766700.

Funeral arrangements

Thursday 5 December
18.00: Reception of Fr Leo’s body into the Abbey Church followed by Vespers for the Dead
20.15: The Dirge (Vigil for the Dead) in the Abbey Church
Friday 6 December
07.30: Lauds for the Dead in the Abbey Church
08.45: Little Hour in the Abbey Church
11.30: Solemn Sung Funeral Mass in the Abbey Church followed by burial in the Abbey Vault

Suscipe me Domine, secundum eloquium tuum et vivam,
Et non confundas me ab expectatione mea
Uphold me, Lord, according to your promise and I shall live,
and let my hopes not be in vain
(The Suscipe is sung when a monk makes his Solemn Profession and at his funeral)