Pastoral Visit To The Diocese Of Rockville Centre By Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez

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02 August 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY

NEWS MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THESE EVENTS.
THESE EVENTS ARE LIMITED TO MEDIA CREDENTIALED BY
THE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS. 
TO SECURE CREDENTIALS, CONTACT SANDRA LEGALL-LEYS AT 516-678-5800, EXT. 221 OR SLEGALL-LEYS@DRVC.ORG
NO LATER THAN AUGUST 15, 2017

DUE TO SECURITY PRECAUTIONS: MEDIA WITHOUT DIOCESAN CREDENTIALS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IN ANY OF THE VENUES.

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

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez the first cardinal of El Salvador.  Cardinal Rosa 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

  • Taping of Telecare Special with Bishop Barres

11 AM – Limited media interviews by appointment only

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

VISIT NOT OPEN TO NEWS MEDIA

Saturday, August 19, 2017

  • Pastoral Visit to Nassau County Jail.

VISIT NOT OPEN TO NEWS MEDIA

  • Saint John the Baptist High School – 1170 Montauk Hwy., West Islip, NY 11795 –
  • 1 PM Welcoming Ceremony/talk
  • 2PM Mass
  • St. Anne Parish, 88 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY 11717
  • 7:30 PM – Mass

THESE EVENTS OPEN TO CREDENTIALED MEDIA
Sunday, August 20, 2017

  • Our Lady of Loretto Parish – 115 Greenwich St., Hempstead, NY 11550
  • 9 AM Mass
  • Kellenberg High School – 1400 Glenn Curtiss Ave., Uniondale, NY 11553
  • 1 PM Welcoming Ceremony and talk
  • 2 PM Mass at Kellenberg Memorial High School
  • THESE EVENTS OPEN TO CREDENTIALED MEDIA

Events will be open to credentialed media only. To secure credentials contact Diocese of Rockville Centre, Office of Communications, Sandra Legall-Leys at 516-678-5800, Ext. 221 or slegall-leys@drvc.org
NO LATER THAN AUGUST 15, 2017

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