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Cardinal Dolan Ordains Auxiliary Bishops

July 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2014

CARDINAL DOLAN ORDAINS AUXILIARY BISHOPS

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will ordain three new auxiliary bishops for the archdiocese of New York at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (5th Avenue and 51st Street) on Monday, August 4 at 1:30 pm.

The new auxiliaries are Bishop-designate John J. Jenik, Bishop-designate John J. O’Hara and Bishop-designate Peter J. Byrne.

Cardinal Dolan will serve as the principal celebrant and consecrator of the new bishops. Bishop Gerald T. Walsh, vicar general, and Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro, episcopal vicar of the northern counties will serve as co-consecrators.

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States, will read the papal bull, or official letter, from Pope Francis.

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., who was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of New York, will preside.

 

Bishop John Jenik Biography

Bishop John O’Hara Biography

Bishop Peter Byrne Biography 

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò

Definitions of Terms - Auxiliary Bishop Ordination


For more information or to watch a live broadcast please go to: www.saintpatrickscathedral.org

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