Sen. Edward Kennedy Funeral Arrangements and Burial at Arlington National Cemetery: Schedule of Events

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Remembering Ted Kennedy

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy fought a more than year-long battle with brain cancer and, according to his son, lived longer with the disease than his doctors expected. After his death Tuesday at age 77 in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, two days of laying in repose at the Kennedy Library in Boston and a memorial service there Friday evening, he will have a funeral mass in Boston Saturday morning.

Kennedy will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, close to his older brothers President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, who are also buried there.

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Below is a schedule of official events and information surrounding the funeral of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. Tune in for coverage on ABC News and

Schedule of Events: The Kennedy Funeral

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET: Kennedy's funeral Mass took place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston. Event was closed to the public.

Read the funeral program, or watch the moments from the memorial here:

Processional Hymn
Opening Prayer by G. Curran Raclin, Jr.
Responsorial Psalm by Kara Kennedy
Second Reading by Caroline R. Raclin
Homily by Reverend Mark R. Hession: Part 1 and Part 2
The Prayers of the Faithful by the Kennedy grandchildren
Ted Kennedy, Jr. Remembers His Father
Patrick Kennedy Remembers His Father
Eulogy by President Barack Obama: Part 1 and Part 2
Final Commendation

5:30 p.m. ET: Service for Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Event closed to the public.