ST. LOUIS, January 23, 2013 – The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced details regarding the public visitation for Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial that will take place Thursday, January 24th from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis located at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis.
The visitation is open to the public and provides fans the opportunity to offer prayers and condolences in memory of Stan Musial. Visitors are asked to enter the Cathedral Basilica through the main doors on Lindell. The Musial family has requested that no photos be taken inside of Church and that any mementos be left at the Stan Musial Statue at Busch Stadium. Please do not bring mementos to the Cathedral Basilica.
Lindell Boulevard will remain open on Thursday, while the Noon Mass is cancelled and both Rosati-Kain High School and St. Louis the King School at the Cathedral will be closed. The St. Louis Police Department will assist with 45 degree angled parking on Lindell between Newstead and Taylor. To accommodate media coverage, the Archdiocese has set aside an area on the East side of the Cathedral Basilica Plaza. In this section only, media will be able to take photos and conduct interviews of visitors entering the Cathedral Basilica. Media may contact Angie Shelton (314.792.7101) for any further information on covering the public visitation.
Saturday’s funeral is private. Additional details regarding the funeral will be provided later.
In lieu of flowers, the Musial family has requested that donations be made to Covenant House-Missouri or a charity of the fan’s choice in the name of Stan Musial. Fans may offer messages of condolence to the family at www.cardinals.com/stan.