Bishop Agustin Roman to be laid to rest today
This afternoon, Father Agustin Roman will be laid to rest. At noon today, a funeral procession will leave La Ermita de la Caridad and make several stops throughout Miami.
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MIAMI - A funeral mass for the late Auxiliary Bishop Agustin Roman will be held on Saturday afternoon.Roman's funeral procession will begin at noon. His body will be transported from the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity west on South Miami Avenue until Southwest 27th Avenue, then north to Southwest Eighth Street, where it will make a brief stop at the Bay of Pigs Monument at the intersection of Southwest 13th Avenue. The procession will continue east on Southwest Eighth Street to Interstate 95 north, then exit on eastbound Northwest 79th Street to Northwest Second Avenue, where it will end at the Cathedral of St. Mary.
At 1 p.m., Archbishop Thomas Wenski will lead a funeral mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary. The mass is open to the public. The address is 7525 Northwest Second Avenue.
After the Mass, at about 3 p.m., the procession will go north on Northwest Second Avenue to 79th Street, west to southbound I-95 and then to State Road 836 West. The procession will exit on Northwest 107th Avenue, which it will take to Northwest 25th Street to Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery, where Roman will be laid to rest.