Dec. 10 Mass of Ordination for New Auxiliary Bishops


Cardinal Dolan will be the principal ordaining bishop and celebrant at a Mass of Ordination of Bishops for Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m.

The principal co-ordaining bishops are Archbishop Henry J. Mansell, Archbishop Emeritus of Hartford, and Bishop Gerald T. Walsh, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York.

The bishops-elect were appointed by Pope Francis Oct. 10 to serve as auxiliary bishops of the archdiocese. The appointments were announced by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.