FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2015
COVERAGE ARRANGEMENTS FOR EDWARD CARDINAL EGAN’S FUNERAL
Please read the following carefully:
There is a broadcast feed of Edward Cardinal Egan’s funeral Mass available. Unilateral television cameras will not be permitted inside the Cathedral. Please contact Annette Jolles, pool producer, at
or 917 743 1182 to make all arrangements.
To cover the Funeral Mass on Tuesday March 10 if you are a print reporter, still photographer, or a reporter for a station with no tv camera:
1. Arrive no later than 12:30 pm.
2. Media will enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral (located on 5th Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets) on the 50th St side entrance at the corner of 5th Avenue. You will go through a security scanner and be escorted to the press area.
Procession: 1:30 pm
Mass: 2:00 pm
Entombment: immediately following Mass beneath the Cathedral High Altar
Cardinal Dolan will offer the Funeral Mass as the main celebrant and will deliver the homily.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
The Inner-City Scholarship Fund (
The Restoration of St. Patrick’s Cathedral (
Cardinal Egan’s full biography can be found here:
for Cardinal Egan's Vigil Mass program (March 9, 2015).
for Cardinal Egan's funeral program (March 10, 2015).