GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The funeral mass for Bishop Emeritus Robert J. Rose, who passed away at his home in Grand Rapids on Ash Wednesday, took place Friday.
The Mass of Christian Burial happened at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew with Most Reverend Allen Vigneron, archbishop of Detroit, presiding.
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You can watch the Mass of Christian Burial below or on the diocesan website and Facebook page.
Bishop Rose was the second bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord. He was installed as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, where he served from 1989 until he was granted senior priest status in October 2003.
Thursday, a hearse carrying Bishop Rose’s body was escorted by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office to the Cathedral of Saint Andrews.
Bishop Rose was 92 years old.