FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2018
Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan will visit the Sing Sing Correctional Facility on Monday, March 26 at 10:00 AM to commemorate the start of Holy Week and Easter with a Mass for the staff and inmates
Sing Sing is a maximum-security correctional facility, housing approximately 1,600 men, with 284 (18%) of inmates identifying as Catholic. Approximately 90 inmates will be in attendance for the Mass
Members of the press wishing to cover the Cardinal's visit are asked to kindly RSVP to Patrick.Bailey@doccs.ny.gov. The RSVP should include the names of those attending as well as a detailed list of equipment. Media are asked to arrive no later than 9:00 AM on Monday, March 26th with government issued photo identification and press credentials. Please note that cell phones, lap tops, iPads, Apple watches, Fitbits or any other technology with wi-fi or cellular capability are prohibited from all New York State correctional facilities
Sing Sing Correctional Facility is located at 354 Hunter Street, Ossining, New York in Westchester County.