Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 31 July 2014

Stephen Gately: Order of service

The order of service for the funeral of Stephen Gately
Ronan Keating attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin

Here is the order of service at the Requiem Mass for Stephen Patrick Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin

Celebrated by Father Declan Blake, parish priest at St Laurence O'Toole Church, Seville Place.

First reading by family friend Pat Halligan.

Psalm Be Not Afraid.

Second reading by Gately's sister-in-law Hannah Cowles.

Alleluia, sung by former Dublin showband singer Tony Kenny, before the Gospel and Homily by Fr Blake.

Hymn 'In This Life' sung by Ronan Keating

Boyzone musician Jo Garland sang 'At Last', made famous by Blues singer Etta James.

Prayers of the Faithful read by Michael Graham, Jordan Duffy, Liah Carr, April Nelson, Pat Roberston.

Eulogy by the four remaining bandmates.

Music provided by Gardiner St Gospel Choir plus three Boyzone musicians - Calum MaColl, James McNally, Jo Garland.

Donations were being received on behalf of Caudwell Children Charity, of which Stephen was an Ambassador

Order of Service ended with 'Happiness' sung by Ronan Keating.

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