Chaplain Schmitt Vigil and Mass Schedule

Friday, October 7th
Loras College Chapel
• Formal Reception of the Remains 3 p.m.
• Midafternoon Prayer 3 p.m.
• Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead 6 p.m.
Night Prayer 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 8th
Loras College Chapel
• Memorial Mass with Archbishop Jackels as main celebrant and homilist: 10 a.m.
• Military Rites will take place outside the Chapel immediately following the conclusion of the Mass


Photos: A display on Chaplain Schmitt, including a rosary made of wood from the U.S.S. Oklahoma at his home parish, St. Luke’s in St. Lucas Oct. 5. Below; Lt. Brian Lewis, U.S. Navy hands a folded flag that draped Chaplain Schmitt’s coffin to funeral director Pat Leonard at the Memorial Mass in St. Lucas.