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Late Duluth Bishop to Be Laid to Rest Friday; Visitation Begins Thursday

Duluth's Bishop was passed away unexpectedly this past weekend will be laid to rest on Friday.  Duluth's Bishop was passed away unexpectedly this past weekend will be laid to rest on Friday.  |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

Updated: December 02, 2019 10:40 PM

Duluth's Bishop was passed away unexpectedly this past weekend will be laid to rest on Friday. 

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Bishop Paul Sirba died after he suffered a heart attack Sunday morning in Proctor. He was 59.
    
The diocese says Sirba collapsed at St. Rose Church and was rushed to a Duluth hospital where he died about 9 a.m.

A 2-day visitation will begin Thursday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth. The visitation on Thursday will be from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The praying of the Rosary will take place at 6:00 p.m. and Vigil prayers at 7:00 p.m.

RELATED: Duluth Bishop Paul Sirba Passes Away From Cardiac Arrest

Visitation will continue at the Cathedral on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.

Following the funeral Mass, burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Duluth. 

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