Father Patrick Cope RIP - Funeral rites (updated)

Fr Pat in 2010 with Bishop Terry Drainey

Fr Pat in 2010 with Bishop Terry Drainey

Sad news. Fr Patrick Cope died at 6.02am on Saturday, 21 October. He was 58 and had been suffering from cancer. Fr Pat was a senior prison chaplain and chaplain to the Tyburn nuns. We will be publishing a full obituary soon.

There will be three parts to the Funeral rites for Fr Pat: an opportunity to pray around the body at Tyburn, Requiem Mass in London and Requiem Mass in Hull - in his home diocese of Middlesbrough.


Fr Pat's body will be received into the Chapel at Tyburn Convent on the evening of Friday November 3rd with a Vigil Service and will remain in the sanctuary until the morning of Monday November 6th.


Tyburn Convent

3 - 6 November
Address: 8 Hyde Park Place, London, W22LJ

Friday, 3 November 4.30pm: Prayers of Reception followed by an all-night vigil.
(The doors of the Chapel will be open all night)

Saturday, 4 November 9.30am: Rosary
10am: Requiem Mass
(The doors of the Chapel will be open until 8.30pm)

Sunday, 5 November 9.30am: Rosary
10am: Ordinary Sunday Mass
(The doors of the Chapel will be open until 8.30pm)

Monday, 6 November 7.30am: Conventual Mass
10.30am: Rosary
11.00am: Commendation and transfer to St George's Cathedral


Monday November 6th
at 12:30pm
at St George's Cathedral, Lambeth Rd, London SE1 6HR

followed by buffet reception in the adjoining Amigo Hall

Concelebrants welcome: please bring a purple, if possible diocesan, vestment Clergy of other churches welcome to be in the procession: please bring choir dress or equivalent


Fr Pat's remains will be taken to Hull where a Requiem Mass will be celebrated followed by burial.

Requiem Mass on Thursday November 9th at 12pm at Sacred Heart, 280 Southcoates Lane, Hull HU9 3AP followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. For catering purposes please contact Sarah Holmes on 01642-850505 ext 257 or [email protected]
Concelebrants please bring a purple vestment.

Tags: Fr Patrick Cope, Prison Chaplaincy

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