by Joseph Zwilling and Mercedes Anderson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2019
New York, NY – Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan will be the principal celebrant for the Mass in honor of ST. PATRICK at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, March 16, 2019at 8:30 AM. The homilist will be Edwin Cardinal O’Brien, ordained as a priest of the Archdiocese of New York who currently serves as Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, and former Archbishop of Baltimore and the Military Services.
The Cardinal Dolan will review the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade following the Mass from the steps of St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Members of the press interested in covering the Mass are asked to kindly contact Mercedes.Anderson@archny.org.
Kindly note that much of the sidewalk in front of the cathedral will be inaccessible to pedestrian traffic due to the construction of traffic bollards that is currently underway by the City of New York. NYPD has oversight of the sidewalk and streets surrounding the cathedral.