ARA: Mass, Memorial Celebration Scheduled For Sunday

Author: Ami Driscoll


Mass and memorial celebration for Ara Parseghian set for Sunday

Aug. 2, 2017

RELEASE: Former Irish Coach Parseghian Dies At Age 94

A Mass for the Feast of the Transfiguration and Celebration of the Life of Ara Parseghian will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 6) at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame. The University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., will preside.

Parseghian, the Hall of Fame football coach who led Notre Dame to two national championships, died Wednesday (Aug. 2). He was 94.

A memorial celebration will follow the funeral at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. Family members and former players and colleagues will speak.

The public is invited to both the Mass and memorial.

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