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