KOTA KINABALU – The remains of the late Father Aloysius Tung were transferred to the Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Sacred Heart Cathedral here on 8 Dec 2016.
Archbishop John Wong was on hand to receive the remains of the deceased who died the day before on Dec 7. There was a one-day lying-in-state at Fook Lu Siew Parlour Jalan Tuaran.
Abp Wong officiated the rite of reception of the body, followed by sprinkling of holy water and incensing of the coffin.
Among those present at the reception of the body were the assistant pastors of the cathedral, religious sisters, aspirants and lay people. All the parish groups, communities and ministries took turns to keep vigil at the chapel through the night before its burial the next day Dec 9.