Pastoral Visit to DRVC August 18-20 by Cardinal Chavez

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02 August 2017
CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT

WHAT:                 PASTORAL VISIT TO THE DIOCESE OF ROCKVILLE CENTER BY CARDINAL GREGORIO ROSA CHAVEZ

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez the first cardinal of El Salvador.  Cardinal Chavez dedicated his appointment to Blessed Oscar Romero — his friend, collaborator and mentor.

Come and witness Cardinal Chavez as he visits the People of God of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

WHO:                   Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez, the first cardinal of El Salvador

WHEN:                 FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017 

SCHEDULE:
Friday, August 18, 2017

  • 3:00 PM Pastoral Visit to Catholic Charities Immigration Center, Amityville.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

  • Morning Pastoral Visit to Nassau County Jail
  • 1 PM Welcoming Ceremony and talk at St. John the Baptist High School, 1170 Montauk Hwy., West Islip, NY 11795 – TICKETED EVENT*
  • 2 PM Mass at St John the Baptist High School – TICKETED EVENT*
  • 7:30 PM Mass – St Anne Parish, 88 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY 11717 – NO TICKET REQUIRED

Sunday, August 20, 2017

  • 9 AM Mass Our Lady of Loretto Church,**115 Greenwich St., Hempstead, NY 11550 NO TICKET REQUIRED
  • 1 PM Welcoming Ceremony and talk at Kellenberg High School,

1400 Glenn Curtiss Ave., Uniondale, NY 11553 — TICKETED EVENT*
2 PM Mass at Kellenberg Memorial High School TICKETED EVENT*

Events will be open to credentialed media only. To secure credentials contact Diocese of Rockville Centre, Office of Communications, 516-678-5800, ext. 221 or rvcinfo@drvc.org.

CONTACT:           Sean Dolan/516- 678-5800, ext. 625
(c) 516-510-0473/E-mail: sdolan@drvc.org