Diocese of Rockville Centre

For Immediate Release

7 November 2016
Bishop Murphy to Celebrate Mass and Closing of the Holy Door at the
Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary

  • Auxiliary Bishops to close Holy Doors at other locations beginning Nov. 9

 

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – November 7, 2016 – The Most Reverend William Murphy, bishop of Rockville Centre will be the principal celebrant and homilist for the Mass and closing of one of the four Holy Doors of Mercy in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, in the closing days of the Jubilee Year of Mercy called for by Pope Francis.

In accordance with the directives from the Vatican, all Holy Doors outside of Saint Peter’s, Rome will close the week prior to the Solemnity of Christ the King (November 20, 2016).  Pope Francis will close the Jubilee Holy Doors on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Saint Peter’s, Rome the Feast of the Solemnity of Christ the King.

The Holy Doors of Mercy in the Diocese of Rockville Centre will be closed according to the schedule below:


Wednesday, November 9, 2016
2:00 p.m. Mass
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
440 West Neck Road
Huntington, New York 11743
Principal Celebrant: Bishop Nelson Perez, auxiliary bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016
2:00 p.m. Mass
Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
168 Hill Street
Southampton, New York 11968
Principal Celebrant: Bishop William Murphy, bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre

Saturday, November 12, 2016
11:30 a.m. Mass
Shrine of Our Lady of the Island
258 Eastport-Manor Road
Manorville, New York 11949
Principal Celebrant: Bishop Robert Brennan, auxiliary bishop and vicar general,
Diocese of Rockville Centre

Saturday, November 12, 2016
5:00 p.m. Mass
Cathedral of Saint Agnes
29 Quealy Place
Rockville Centre, New York 11570
Principal Celebrant: Bishop Andrzej Zglejszewski, auxiliary bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre

 


 

 

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