Bishop Martin N. Lohmuller, retired auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia who at age 97 was the oldest bishop in the United States when he died Jan. 24, was laid to rest after the funeral Mass Feb. 1 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. See full coverage of the Mass here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
The body of Bishop Martin Lohmuller arrives at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Bishop Martin Lohmuller’s body is received at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Msgr. Daniel Sullivan, vicar for clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, blesses the casket of Bishop Martin Lohmuller prior to mid-morning prayer and viewing. (Sarah Webb)
Father Denis Gill places Bishop Lohmuller’s mitre on his head for the viewing of the body.
Bishop Martin Lohmuller lies in state at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. (Sarah Webb)
Bishop Martin Lohmuller’s family members say a final goodbye at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.
Bishop Martin Lohmuller’s family members say a final goodbye at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. (Sarah Webb)
Msgr. Robert Powell looks on as Bishop Lohmuller’s casket is prepared for the funeral Mass.
Fathers Timothy Buckley and Martin Cioppi and Msgr. Robert Powell cover the casket before the funeral Mass.
Many bishops from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and other areas of the country attended the funeral Mass for Bishop Lohmuller.
Bishop Lohmuller’s family, many of whom traveled from Indiana, attended the funeral, including his sister-in-law Genevieve Lohmuller, 92 (seated).
Msgr. Robert Powell delivers the homily at Bishop Martin Lohmuller’s funeral Mass.
Retired Archbishop of Philadelphia Cardinal Justin Rigali (left), Archbishop Charles Chaput and Bishop Ronald Gainer of Harrisburg concelebrate the funeral Mass of Bishop Martin Lohmuller at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Archbishop Charles Chaput presides over the entombment of Bishop Martin Lohmuller Feb. 1 in the crypt beneath the main altar of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Seminarians from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary place the casket to Bishop Martin Lohmuller in the crypt located below the main altar of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.
Archbishop Charles Chaput blesses the tomb of Bishop Martin Lohmuller as Cardinal Justin Rigali (right), retired archbishop, looks on.
Bishop Martin Lohmuller is entombed beside Cardinal John Krol, who ordained him a bishop in 1970.
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