5.9.1.8.3 Diocesan Pact for Masses for Deceased Priests and Deacons

1. Each incardinated priest will offer one Mass, without stipend, when an incardinated priest, a religious priest or an extern priest serving in the diocese, passes to eternal life.

2. Each parish will schedule one Mass, when an incardinated deacon passes to eternal life.

3. These masses are to be celebrated within one year of the death of the priest or deacon. There will be no stipend for this Mass.




Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor