Cardinal Dolan to Celebrate Columbus Day Mass


Cardinal Dolan will serve as the principal celebrant and retired Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will deliver the homily at the 45th annual Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Monday, Oct. 10, at 9:30 a.m.

Tickets for the Mass are required to enter the Cathedral until 9:15 a.m., and requests may be made until Monday, Sept. 26, at

Following Mass will be the 78th annual Columbus Day Parade on Fifth Avenue, from 44th Street to 72nd Street, at 11:30 a.m. Tom Golisano, founder of Paychex and philanthropist, will serve as grand marshal.

WABC-TV, Ch. 7, will televise three hours of parade coverage, beginning at 12 noon.