Cardinal Dolan Issues Four Decrees

| 07/2/2024

By: The Good Newsroom

The decrees were made public to all the faithful through their publication on the archdiocesan website.

After extensive consultation, Cardinal Dolan issued the following four decrees:

  1. Merger of the Parishes of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Martin of Tours, Bronx (effective May 31, 2024)
  2. Merger of the Parishes of Holy Family and St. John the Evangelist-Our Lady of Peace, Manhattan (effective June 30, 2024)
  3. Merger of the Parishes of Saint Peter- Saint Denis and Immaculate Conception, Yonkers (effective June 30, 2024)
  4. Relegation of Saint John the Evangelist Church, in the Parish of Parish of Saint Mary of the Snow-Saint Joseph-Saint John the Evangelist, Saugerties (effective May 31, 2024)

The decrees were made public to all the faithful through their publication on the archdiocesan website.

"To recover the centrality of Sunday Mass as God's people are fed with the Bread of Life has to be the resolve of this grand Eucharistic congress," Cardinal Timothy Dolan said during the morning's Mass.

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“Never are we closer to God and to each other in His Church than when we gather around the sacred table of the altar to be fed by the bread of Heaven, the Most Holy Eucharist," Cardinal Dolan said.

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