Announcements begin with the public wake of Cardinal Egan tonight at the Cathedral followed by several other key Mass announcements & events

The Cardinal Egan wake tonight – open to the public will go till 9:00pm – Please to try to help flood 5th Avenue with your Holy visit prior to the raising of his red Beretta to the Cathedral ceiling – details as follows along with announcements for the rest of the month


Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus , 12th Bishop and 9th Archbishop and 7th Cardinal of the See of New York  May 2000 – May 2009 | Archbishop of New York

Eternal Rest Grant Unto Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus, O Lord, and Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him and May All the Souls of the Faithful Departed and Who are Alone and Dying at this Very Moment, Through the Mercy of God, Rest in Peace.  Amen

 If you are able to please arrange for a Mass at your local Parish.  Thank you.  Oremus – One Our Father, One Hail Mary, One Glory Be… 

Family and Cardinal Dolan have announced Funeral arrangements for Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus.


Reception of the Body – St. Patrick’s Cathedral Private Family Visitation 10 a 12 p

Cardinal Egan’s body will be received by his family and Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (located at 5th Avenue and 51 st Street) at the Fifth Avenue entrance which will be followed by a private visitation for the family until noon. Media may cover the reception of the body from outside on 5th Avenue.  They may not enter the St. Patrick’s Cathedral during the private visitation.

Public Visitation – St. Patrick’s Cathedral 12 p – 6 p

Vigil Mass – St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 6pm Visitation continues after Mass until 9pm


Public Visitation – St. Patrick’s Cathedral 7 a – 11a (Public Visitation Ends)

Funeral Mass -with Procession: 1:30 pm -Mass: 2:00 pm

Entombment: Immediately following Mass beneath the Cathedral High Altar.

Cardinal Dolan will offer the Funeral Mass as the main celebrant and will deliver the homily.

 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: The Inner-City Scholarship Fund or The Restoration of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

This upcoming Friday March 13th at Holy Innocents NY there will be a Prayer Rally With Procession with Our Lady to Herald Square for Peace for the Persecuted Christians in the East to follow Holy Mass at 6:00pm also in the Extraordinary Form  following the closing of the Eucharistic Adoration’s Benediction @ 545pm and Angelus at the 6:00pm bells

Photos from the Pontifical Novus Ordo Mass for the Dead for the soul of Benedict Groeshel and the Repase that followed also at HI, NY last week are located here

This upcoming Sunday March 15th at the Oratory of Saint Anthony of Padua West Orange will be a get together following 11:00am High Solemn Mass to celebrate the 4th Lenten Sunday Laetare Sunday of Rose colored Motherhood – where the Princes of the Church formerly and formally presented a Rose to the Patriarchal Mothers of the families of the Traditional Elites

The party in the Church hall will celebrate both Saint Joseph and Saint Patrick – and will be marked by Professional Traditional Irish dancers and home made pot luck food dishes – (Flyer below in the link)

Laetare Sunday Saints Joeph and Patrick Potluck Party 031515_b

Saint Patrick’s Day is to be mourned in NYC on Tuesday March 17th with deference to the Intercession of Saint Joseph

Saint Agnes (midtown East side) will open the 03/17 Feast morning at 9:00am with a Holy Mass in Gaelic,  the Traditional language of Ireland

Traditional Irish Breakfast– one menu – one price follows Mass at the Irish tavern around the corner


On Thursday March 19th – Our Lady Queen of Peace in Maywood, NJ will have a Missa Cantata Mass for the Feast of Saint Joseph at 7pm

It will be their 3rd Mass in the Traditional Rite with formal approval having been granted from the fruit of your prayers for a regular monthly TLM


On Friday March 20th (if you are able to take a personal day off from work this is well worth it)

Symposium on The Eucharistic Foundation of Patrick Keely’s Artistry At 25th Anniversary of Monuments Conservancy Many speakers and open to the public all day 830am to 530pm – email or call to reserve seat(s) – Flyer below (within the link)

Symposium on The Eucharistic Foundation of Patrick Keely’s Artistry At 25th Anniversary of Monuments Conservancy


On Saturday March 21st  the 6th Annual Pilgrimage of NYC on Saturday Celebrating the return of the Intercession and Veneration of Saint Joseph and for Traditional families

The walking Pilgrimage begins at the Shrine of Frances Xavier Cabrini @ 70 Fort Washington Avenue @ 9:00am

Pilgrims stop along the way for prayers and refreshments at ……………………

St. Joseph’s of the Holy family Church – HarlemSaint Joseph’s Church Yorkville – Holy family Church (near the United Nations) and Saint Joseph’s on the lower East side

The day – which is sponsored by the Catholic Young Adults of NY – will end with a Holy Mass celebrated at the foot of the Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton nearest South Ferry at 5:30pm

More information can be found on rain date reserve set for 3rd week of September

A reminder that every First Saturday morning at 9:00am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Manhattan is a Traditional Sung Mass for Our Lady with formal prayers for the Canonization of Pierre Toussaint for the Haitian Community- (Flyer below in the link)

First Saturday Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel NYC

Clergy Retreat On The German Coast of Bavaria (In English) On The Four Last Things – 1st week In May – Share With Your Priestly Pastors and Vicars

Laudetur Jesu Christus Et Maria Immaculata

OL Of Fatima