31.8.09

New Buble- Haven't Met You Yet

It's a great day for this Buble fan, as his new song- 'Haven't Met You Yet' has been released.
Available for download, the track is from his new album 'Crazy Love,' released October 9th in the US, and October 13th in the UK.
Check out the song below- I'm sure it will be a winner!

29.8.09

Funeral Mass Speeches



Kennedy Funeral Mass Arrangements.

Funeral Mass

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Senator Kennedy’s funeral mass will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica,1545 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA

Guidance Note: While his daughter, Kara, was battling lung cancer at a nearby Boston hospital, Senator Kennedy attended Our Lady of Perpetual Hope each day and prayed for Kara and her recovery. Over time, the Basilica took on special meaning for him as a place of hope and optimism.

This event is closed to the public and press will be pooled.

Pool: White House traveling pool
Network: ABC
Note: Additional print and photo requests will be accommodated according to space capacity.

Press Logistics:

Press Entrance: Corner of Tremont St. and Carmel St.
Satellite Truck Parking: Pontiac St, between Delle Ave and Tremont St.
Microwave Truck Parking : Carmel St, between Delle Ave and Tremont St.
Live Shot positions (Pre-assigned): Tremont St between Pontiac St. and Carmel St.
Pre Set: 5:00 AM – 5:30 AM
Sweep: 5:30 AM – 6:00 AM
Media Access: 6:00 AM
Service begins: 10:30 AM

Details on the funeral mass and program:

7:00 a.m. - Guests begin arriving at church via bus
9:55 a.m. - CODEL arrives from the JFK Library.

58 Senators
21 former members
Secretary Salazar
6 officers of the Senate

10:00 a.m. - Music begins

MOZART Clarinet Quintet
Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Malcolm Lowe, violin
Alexander Velinzon, violin
Cathy Basrak, viola
Mihail Jojatu, cello
William R. Hudgins, clarinet

10:05 a.m. - Extended Kennedy family arrives
10:10 a.m. - Distinguished visitors are seated
10:15 a.m. - The President, Vice President and former Presidents seated
10:20 a.m. - Mrs. Vicki Kennedy and Immediate Family arrive
Motorcade route:

Down Melina Cass Boulevard
Left onto Columbus Avenue
Right onto Tremont Street

Honorary pall bearers greet family outside church:

Melody Barnes
Honorable Justice Stephen Breyer
David Burke
Ranny Cooper
Greg Craig
Senator John C. Culver
Stephanie Cutter
Congressman William Delahunt
Senator Christopher J. Dodd
Ken Feinberg
Lee Fentress
Wyche Fowler
Tim Hanan
Claude Hooton
Dr. Larry Horowitz
Senator John F. Kerry
Paul G. Kirk, Jr.
Kathy Kruse
Nick Littlefield
Congressman Edward Markey
Eric Mogilnicki
Michael Myers
Carey Parker
Honorable Edmund Reggie
Senator Donald W. Riegle
Dr. Larry Ronan
Senator James Sasser
Robert Shrum
Barbara Souliotis

10:30 a.m. - Funeral Procession Begins

Entrance Hymn: “Holy God We Praise Thy Name”

Celebrants:

His Eminence Sean P. Cardinal O’Malley, OFM CAP, Archbishop of Boston.
Fr. J. Donald Monan, S.J., Chancellor, Boston College.

Guidance note: Former President of Boston College and Kennedy family friend. Fr. Monan is the principle celebrant of the funeral mass.

Fr. Gerry Creedon, Pastor, Saint Charles Borromeo Church, Arlington, Virginia.
Guidance note: Longtime Kennedy family friend and concelebrant of the funeral mass.

Fr. Percival D’ Silva, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Kensington, Maryland.
Guidance note: Kennedy family friend and priest that performed the Blessed Sacraments for Caroline and Curran Raclin while at The Blessed Sacrament church in Northwes Washington, D.C. Fr. D’Silva is a concelebrant of the funeral mass.

Rev. Mark R. Hession, Our Lady of Victory, Centerville, Masssachusetts.
Guidance note: Senator and Mrs. Kennedy’s priest on Cape Cod and close friend. Fr. Hession offered mass for Senator Kennedy nearly every Sunday this year. Fr. Hession is a concelebrant of the funeral mass.

Rev. Donald MacMillian, Chaplain, Boston College.
Guidance note: Family friend, who frequently celebrated mass for Senator Kennedy. Concelebrant of funeral mass.

Very Rev. Raymond Collins, C.SS.R. Pastor, Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Pall bearers:

Kara Kennedy
Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.
Patrick J. Kennedy
G. Curran Raclin, Jr.
Caroline R. Raclin
Caroline Kennedy
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Christopher Lawford
Ed Michael Reggie
Bobby Shriver
Stephen E. Smith, Jr.

Immediate family:

Mrs. Victoria Kennedy
Ted Kennedy, Jr.
Kiki Kennedy
Teddy Kennedy, II
Kiley Kennedy
Kara Kennedy
Max Kennedy
Grace Kennedy
Patrick Kennedy
Caroline Raclin
Curran Raclin
Edmund and Doris Reggie
Mrs. Jean Kennedy Smith
William Kennedy Smith
Mrs. Ethel Kennedy

Honorary pall bearers (see names above)
First Reading:

Curran Raclin, the Senator’s stepson
Old Testament
The Book of Wisdom 3:1-9

Responsorial Psalm:

Kara Kennedy
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 72

Second Reading:

Caroline Raclin, the Senator’s stepdaughter
New Testament, Letter of Paul to the Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39

Gospel:

Father Hession
Matthew 25:31-32A, 34-40

The Prayers of the Faithful:

(Guidance note: readers will be reading excerpts of the Senator’ own words)

Kiki Kennedy
Kiley Kennedy
Grace Allen
Max Allen
Jack Schlossberg
Robin Lawford
Kym Smith
Anthony Shriver
Rory Kennedy
Teddy M. Kennedy II

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Offertory: The Senator’s grandchildren

At Offertory: J.S. BACH Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 6
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

At Communion: FRANCK “Panis Angelicus”
Placido Domingo, tenor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
James David Christie, organ

BRAHMS “Let Nothing Ever Grieve Thee”
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
John Oliver, conductor
James David Christie, organ

SHUBERT “Ave Maria”
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
James David Christie, organ

Remembrances: Ted Kennedy, Jr.
Patrick J. Kennedy

Eulogy: President Barack Obama

Final Commendation: His Eminence Sean P. Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston

Recessional: “America the Beautiful”

1:00 p.m. - Departure from church to Hanscom Air Force Base
1:30 p.m. - Departure from Hanscom Air Force Base to Andrews Air Force Base

CLOSED PRESS

Washington, D.C.


Approx. 3:00 p.m. - Arrival of Senator Kennedy at Andrews Air Force Base

CLOSED PRESS

4:00 p.m. - Senator Kennedy departs Andrews Air Force Base

Motorcade route is open to the public

Motorcade Route:

From Andrews Air Force base, Senator Kennedy's motorcade will proceed to the east plaza of the US Capitol building. The motorcade will enter through the Independence Ave entrance and proceed past the Senate Chamber steps. The motorcade will then proceed to Arlington National Cemetery via Constitution Ave.

4:30 p.m. - Senator Kennedy arrives at the U.S. Capitol

The Senator’s motorcade will stop at the Senate steps for a brief prayer so that Senate staff and members of the broader Senate community with whom the Senator worked can bid a final farewell.

Press coverage: Only U.S. Capitol Credentialed media will be allowed on site. For any additional questions, please call the U.S. Senate Press Gallery 202.224.0241.

Network Pool: CBS

Press Logistics:

Press Entrance: East Capitol Plaza via Constitution Ave.
Satellite Truck Parking: Not available. Please coordinate through Press Galleries.
Live Shot positions have been pre-assigned by the U.S. Press Galleries.
Media Access: Anytime before 3:00PM
Sweep: 3:00-3:30PM
Program begins: 4:30 PM

Arlington National Cemetery

5:30 p.m. - A burial service for Senator Kennedy will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C. will perform the burial service.

The burial service is closed to the public and pooled press.

Network Pool: Fox
Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP, Boston Globe, Washington Post, NY Times
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Print: Boston Globe, New York Times, Washington Post
Radio: NPR

Guidance Note: Senator Kennedy will be laid to rest next to President Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery. Senator Kennedy spent more days than most at Arlington, the resting place for our nation’s heroes, visiting the graves of his beloved brothers and paying tribute to the fallen men and women of Massachusetts who gave their lives for our country.

A Celebration for Teddy: Video












27.8.09

Arrangements for Sen. Kennedy's Funeral

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Departure to Boston

12:00 p.m. - Private family Mass will take place in the Senator’s home in Hyannis Port.

This event is closed to the public and press.

1:00 p.m. - Senator Kennedy and his family will depart Hyannis Port by motorcade en route to Boston.

This event is pool press and closed to the public.

Motorcade Route to Boston

Motorcade Route

A map is attached.

Senator Kennedy will travel Route 3 North to Route 93 North into Boston. (Approximately 3:00 PM)

Senator Kennedy will exit at Government Center, and travel down Hanover Street into the North End, past St. Stephen’s Church, where his mother Rose was baptized and her funeral mass celebrated.

Continuing down Hanover and crossing over the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, the park Senator Kennedy joined community leaders in creating that gives mothers and their children green space in the heart of the city. The park sits on the same land young Rose Fitzgerald enjoyed as a child.

Senator Kennedy will pass Faneuil Hall where Mayor Menino will ring the bell 47 times.

Continuing to Bowdoin Street, Senator Kennedy will pass 122 Bowdoin, where he opened his first office as an Assistant District Attorney and President Kennedy lived while running for Congress in 1946.

He’ll pass the JFK Federal Building where his Boston office has stood for decades, and and then travel to Dorchester Street into South Boston and to the JFK Presidential Library.

People who wish to honor Senator Kennedy are urged to line the motorcade route at the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, City Hall Plaza and the Boston Common, in front of the Statehouse on Park Street

Arrival at John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

Approx. 4 p.m. - The motorcade will arrive at the JFK Library.

The arrival is open to the press and to the public.

Guidance note: Senator Kennedy spent decades building the Library built for his beloved brother, President John Kennedy, into a national treasure as a place of debate on the issues important to the American people, and source of inspiration for future generations of public servants.

Lie in Repose at John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

6 p.m.-11 p.m. - The Senator will lie in repose at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum.

The Senator will be joined throughout the day and night by a civilian honor guard of family, friends, and current and former staff.

He will also be joined by a military honor guard.

This is event is pool press and open to the public.


Friday, August 28th, 2009

Lie in Repose at John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

8 a.m.-3 p.m. - Senator Kennedy will lie in repose at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum.

This event is pool press and open to the public.

Celebration of Life Memorial Service

7 p.m.-9 p.m. - There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Presidential Library.

This event is closed to the public and press will be pooled.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Funeral Mass

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Senator Kennedy’s funeral mass will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston, Massachusetts.

1545 Tremont Street

This event is closed to the public and press will be pooled.

Guidance Note: While his daughter, Kara, was battling lung cancer at a nearby Boston hospital, Senator Kennedy attended Our Lady of Perpetual Hope each day and prayed for Kara and her recovery. Over time, the Basilica took on special meaning for him as a place of hope and optimism.

Arlington National Cemetery

5:30 p.m. - A burial service for Senator Kennedy will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

It is closed to the public and pooled press.

Guidance Note: Senator Kennedy will be laid to rest next to President Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery. The nation’s resting place for its heroes, Senator Kennedy spent more days than most at Arlington visiting the graves of his beloved brothers and paying tribute to the fallen men and women of Massachusetts who gave their lives for our country.