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The Reception of Bishop John T. Steinbock's Body

Sunday, December 12, 2010

The public viewing will continue throughout the day on Monday. There will be a vigil and rosary Monday night at 7 p.m. which is scheduled to last for an hour. The visitation will continue after that and will wrap up at 11 p.m.

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Huge crowds are also expected on Tuesday at Saint Anthony of Padua where the funeral will be held.

Bishop Steinbock was actually a registered member of Saint Anthony's. Saturday night, parishioners gathered for a memorial mass. Steinbock's brother, Father Leo Steinbock was in attendance.

As for Tuesday's funeral, the church seats 1,300 people, the nearby parish hall seats 1,500 people. Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles will preside over Tuesday's services.

ABC30's coverage continues tonight on Action News starting at 5 p.m. We will also be bringing you more live coverage tomorrow of the funeral at Saint Anthony of Padua Church in Northwest Fresno.

The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the burial at Saint Peter's Cemetery, southwest of Fresno. ABC30's live coverage will begin at 10 a.m. and we are also streaming the coverage online.

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Remembrances for Bishop John Steinbock
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Stay with Action News for continuing coverage of the Bishop's funeral services. The viewing takes place Monday at 10 a.m. at Saint John's Cathedral, it is open to the public.

The funeral is Tuesday at Saint Anthony of Padua Church in Northwest Fresno. It starts at 10:30 a.m. followed by the burial at Saint Peter's Cemetery, Southwest of Fresno.

Our live coverage of the services for Bishop Steinbock starts Monday at 10 a.m. on ABC30 and ABC30.com.

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