Obituary for Archbishop Emeritus Alexander Brunett

by Msgr. Robert Siler
Obituary for Archbishop Emeritus Alexander Brunett

Attached to this post please find the obituary for the Most Rev. Alexander J. Brunett, emeritus archbishop of Seattle, who died January 31. Click here to read it. He was 86. Viewing of the body is today, February 11, at St. James Cathedral in Seattle, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. The Vigil is at 7 p.m., with Archbishop Emeritus J. Peter Sartain presiding. Bishop William Skylstad, Bishop Emeritus of Spokane, will preach. The Mass of Resurrection, also at St. James, will be Wednesday, February 12, at 11 a.m. Seattle Archbishop Paul Etienne will preside and Bishop George Thomas of Las Vegas will preach. Burial will be at Holyrood Cemetery at around 4 pm. Archbishop Etienne will preside.

Condolences may be sent to Archbishop’s brother Paul, and/or sister, Rita.

Paul and Ann Brunett                                   Sr. Rita Brunett, O.P.
4009 Dabish Drive                                         1277 East Siena Heights Drive
Lake Orion, MI  48360                                   Adrian, MI  49221

Almighty and merciful God,
eternal Shepherd of your people,
listen to our prayers
and grant that your Servant, Alexander, our bishop,
to whom you entrusted the care of this Church,
may receive the rich reward of his labors.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
(The collect prayer from the Order of Christian Funerals)

Obituary of Archbishop Emeritus Alexander Brunett Feb 11 2020