Our friend is finally resting in peace.
Dulles, S.J., was buried on June 1 at the Shrine of the
North American Martyrs in Auriesville, NY. He died on December 12th.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated December 18th at the
Cathedral of Saint Patrick by Cardinal Edward Egan.
Cardinal Dulles was the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of
Religion and Society at Fordham University since 1988. He was the first
American to become a cardinal without first becoming a bishop.
The Sacrifice of Mass celebrated by Bishop Howard Hubbard
for the soul of Cardinal Dulles at the Coliseum Church on the grounds of the shine. The
Cardinal received an escort by a pair of Naval officers, in recognition of
Cardinal Dulles’ military service during Second World War.
The Shrine of the North American Martyrs is the only one of its kind in the USA. There rests the Jesuit martyrs Saints Rene Goupil (1642), Isaac Jogues (1646), John Laland (1646) and others. New York Province Jesuits are buried in the cemetery at the Shrine.