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

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ByABC News
August 26, 2009, 3:27 PM

Aug. 29, 2009 -- 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

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.

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