November 9, 2016

Bishop Murphy to Celebrate Mass and Closing of the Holy Door

at the Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Bishop William Murphy will be the principal celebrant and homilist for the Mass and closing of one of the four Holy Doors of Mercy in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, in the closing days of the Jubilee Year of Mercy called for by Pope Francis.

In accordance with the directives from the Vatican, all Holy Doors outside of Saint Peter’s, Rome, will close the prior to the Solemnity of Christ the King (November 20, 2016). Pope Francis will close the Jubilee Holy Doors at Saint Peter’s on November 20.

  • Auxiliary Bishops to close Holy Doors at other locations beginning Nov. 9

The Holy Doors of Mercy in the Diocese of Rockville Centre will be closed according to the schedule below:
Wednesday, November 9,
2:00 p.m. Mass
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Road, Huntington
Principal celebrant: Bishop Nelson Perez

Thursday, November 10
2:00 p.m. Mass
Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, 168 Hill Street, Southampton
Principal celebrant: Bishop William Murphy

Saturday, November 12,
11:30 a.m. Mass
Shrine of Our Lady of the Island, 258 Eastport-Manor Road, Manorville,
Principal celebrant: Bishop Robert Brennan

Saturday, November 12
5:00 p.m. Mass
Cathedral of Saint Agnes, 29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre
Principal celebrant: Bishop Andrzej Zglejszewski