NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Saint Patrick's Cathedral, the historic landmark on 5th Avenue, has been under-going a modernizing transformation. Engineers have installed a maze of new pipes so the 140-year-old building can now be heated and cooled with something called "geothermal technology".
New York, NY - Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan will be the principal celebrant for the Mass in honor of ST. PATRICK at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8:30 AM. The homilist will be Edward Cardinal O’Brien, ordained as a priest of the Archdiocese of New York who currently serves as Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, and former Archbishop of Baltimore and the Military Services.
Cardinal Dolan presided over mass as worshipers, first responders, and local leaders all packed into St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the ceremony. The mass was immediately followed by the 258th annual parade, which started at 44th Street and marched all the way up to 79th Street, where it ended at the Irish-American Historical Society.
I join my fellow New Yorkers, both Catholic and non-Catholic, in denouncing the tragic decision of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislators in passing and celebrating the Reproductive Health Act. This act is taking the termination of unborn children to a new level of depravity.
Words are insufficient to describe the profound sadness we feel at the contemplated passage of New York State’s new proposed abortion policy. We mourn the unborn infants who will lose their lives, and the many mothers and fathers who will suffer remorse and heartbreak as a result.
Midnight Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be celebrated by Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 12:00AM. The Mass will be broadcast live on WPIX 11, as well as on The Catholic Channel, Sirius XM 129. His Eminence Cardinal Dolan will also celebrate High Mass on Christmas Day, December 25, at 10:15AM. Members of the press wishing to cover Christmas Day Mass with Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral are asked to kindly contact Mercedes Anderson at email@example.com.
MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- St. Patrick's Cathedral is both a spiritual and inspirational place for sculptor Carolyn Palmer. "I was always walking around looking at the sculptures," she said. Thomas Jefferson, Mario Cuomo and Lucille Ball are some of Palmer's commissions, and then came a holy one -- four popes, whose busts she sculpted at her home in Saddle River, New Jersey. "Any piece I do in my studio takes on a certain life to them," she said.
In addition to the regularly scheduled Masses, there will be two Masses commemorating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. The Youth Mass (Misa de los Jovenes) will be at 10am and conclude the procession from the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe at 328 West 14 th Street scheduled to begin at 7:30am. The Family Mass (La Misa de la Familia) will be held at 7pm. The principal celebrant for both Masses will be Bishop Juan Armando Perez Talamantes, Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Mexico.
Busts of Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis will now greet the millions of people a day who visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral. While visiting St. Patrick’s Cathedral Joe McClean said, “They look beautiful.” The bronze busts are a tribute to the four Popes to have visited St. Patrick’s Cathedral and were crafted by local sculptor Carolyn Palmer who said, “Each one has their heart coming through, I tried to portray their hearts.”
Four elegantly crafted busts of the four popes to have visited St. Patrick’s Cathedral will now greet the cathedral’s five million annual visitors as they enter the north and south vestibules on Fifth Avenue. Papal visits are rare, defining moments in New York City’s history. From Papal Masses at Yankees Stadium to the iconic popemobile making its way to Central Park, no image is more indelibly linked to a papal visit than the pope’s arrival at the spiritual center of the city, St. Patrick’s Cathedral. These four busts of Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis are intended to memorialize these historic visits, as well as their significance to the cathedral, the city and, the generations of people they encountered.
With its towering twin spires in the heart of Manhattan and nearly 5 million visitors per year, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is among the world’s most iconic worship spaces. The cathedral, now a National Historic Landmark, was originally occupied in 1879 and last comprehensively restored in 1946. A recent thorough restoration focused on stabilizing the structure and providing a better experience for clergy, visitors, and worshipers—all while preserving the character of this sacred and iconic building.
The 11th Annual Marathon Runners Mass will be celebrated at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 5:30pm. Everyone participating in the New York City Marathon this year who wishes to receive a blessing is invited to attend. The celebrant will be the rector of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Monsignor Robert T. Ritchie.
Pope Paul VI has the distinction of being the first pope to visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral, in Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament, on Oct. 4, 1965. More than half a century later, this past Oct. 14, the new saint of the Church—one of seven blesseds declared saints by Pope Francis in Rome that day—was remembered at Masses at the cathedral, including the 10:15 a.m. liturgy celebrated by Msgr. Robert Ritchie, the cathedral rector.
Monsignor Robert Ritchie, Rector of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, will celebrate the 10:15am Mass this Sunday, October 14, 2018 in commemoration of the six new saints to be declared by Pope Francis at the Canonization Mass, this Sunday, in Rome.
After careful review, the Trustees of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, which has responsibility to oversee the administration of both the Cathedral and archdiocesan cemeteries, believe that the recent court case concerning the earthly remains of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was again incorrectly decided, and will seek an appeal of that decision along with a stay on moving the remains while the appellate court considers the case.