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    Thomas Menino to lie in state Sunday

    A makeshift memorial on Downtown Crossing.
    Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff
    A makeshift memorial on Downtown Crossing.

    Details on services for former Mayor Thomas Menino:


    10 a.m.: Lying in state at Faneuil Hall. The event will be open to the public.

    Parking near Faneuil Hall will be limited and attendees are urged to use public transportation.


    Bags will be subject to search and cell phones should be turned off in Faneuil Hall. No photography or videography will be allowed in the building.

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    Members of the former mayor’s staff will be grouped to stand guard in shifts representing causes, community leaders, and individuals “who worked tirelessly for him behind the scenes,” according to a website dedicated to the services.

    Anyone wishing to pay respects are reminded that parking in the Faneuil Hall area will be scarce, and attendees are urged to take public transportation.

    11:30 a.m.: Cardinal Sean O’Malley will be the celebrant at a Mass being held for the former mayor at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. in Boston.


    10 a.m.The procession from Faneuil Hall to Most Precious Blood Church. Members of the public are encouraged to line the route.


    12 p.m.: Private Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, 25 Maple St. in Hyde Park, the mayor’s childhood parish where his parents went and where he was baptized. The funeral procession will pass by 10 Boston locations dear to the former mayor’s heart, including Boston City Hall, the Parkman House, Boston University and Fenway Park.

    Boston officials have also issued guidance for people wishing to extend condolences to Menino’s family:

    • Flowers and mementos may be left inside the main entrance of City Hall, on the City Hall Plaza side. City Hall will remain open until 6 p.m. Saturday.

    • Condolence books will be in all of the city’s neighborhood libraries and community centers.

    • Letters and cards may be sent to Menino’s office at Boston University, 75 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215.


    People can also visit for more information, city officials said.

    The City of Boston has instituted parking restrictions for Sunday and Monday.