Part of a series marking the 100-year anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy in Brookline.
A memorial Mass will be held Monday morning for former President John F. Kennedy at the St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis, marking 100 years since JFK's birth. The Kennedy family attended Mass often at St. Francis.
Father Mark Hession will deliver the homily for JFK Monday. Hession also delivered the homily at the funeral for Senator Ted Kennedy.
Hession joined WBUR's Weekend Edition Sunday and said Monday's service will focus on JFK and the Kennedy family's commitment to public service.
This segment aired on May 28, 2017.