Celebrating The Transformative Eunice Kennedy Shriver

The Funeral Mass

Celebrating The Transformative Eunice Kennedy Shriver:

A Mass of Christian Burial

Today, August 14, 2009

10:00 a.m. (ET)

Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church

347 South Street, Hyannis, Massachusetts

Family and invited guests only attending; the Mass is not open to public.

See Funeral Mass Program

See Eunice Kennedy Shriver Prayer Card

The Funeral Mass will be streamed live from 9:30 a.m. to noon (ET) at www.eunicekennedyshriver.org

Pooled electronic press coverage by NECN (Contact: Barry Gadbois, 617-630-4208)

Still photos pooled by AP (Contact: Bill Sikes, 617-357-8106)

The service will be preceded by the Special Olympics Torch being carried into the church by Special Olympians and law enforcement officers, followed by the hearse with Mrs. Shriver's casket, and the family walking behind it.