Forwarded on behalf of Department of Corrections and Community Supervisionn

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 14th, 2017n
 

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Cardinal Dolan To Visit Taconic Correctional Facility Archbishop to Hold Christmas Mass for Female Inmates

Bedford Hills—Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will celebrate Christmas Mass at Taconic Correctional Facility for staff and inmates

Taconic is a medium-security correctional facility for females, housing approximately 330 inmates, with 94 (28%) inmates whose religion is Catholic

WHO:
Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New Yorkn
Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci will be in attendancen

WHEN:
Monday, December 18th—Approximately 10AMn

WHERE:
Taconic Correctional Facilityn
250 Harris Rd
Bedford Hills, New York 10507 (Westchester County)n

FOR MEDIA:
Credentialed media wishing to attend must RSVP to Patrick.Bailey@doccs.ny.gov by NOON ON FRIDAY, December 15th, 2017, The RSVP should include the names of those attending as well as a detailed list of equipment. Media should arrive no later than 9:30 am on Monday, December 18th with government issued photo identification. Cell phones, lap tops, iPads, Apple watches, Fitbits or any other technology with Wi-Fi or cellular capability are prohibited from all NYS correctional facilities. Questions concerning this event can be directed to the Public Information Office at (518) 457-8182

Contact:
Tom Mailey | Thomas.Mailey@doccs.ny.gov |n
DOCCS Press Office | (518) 457-8182