February 11, 2020

Media Production Walk-Through For The Mass Of Installation Of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez As Archbishop Of Philadelphia

A detailed media production briefing and walk-through will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter and Paul on Thursday, February 13th at 3:00 p.m.

General Information

The Mass of Installation for Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez will take place on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The procession will begin at approximately 1:40 p.m. and the Mass will begin immediately following the procession.

Media Production Briefing and Mass of Installation Walk-Through

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Communications will host a media production walk-through at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
3:00 p.m. 
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Technical and Logistics Information for the Mass of Installation


The Mass of Installation will be streamed live on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 beginning at 1:30 p.m.


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Still Photography

 Pool coverage for still photos will be provided to Catholic media by CatholicPhilly.com. The Philadelphia Inquirer will provide still photo pool coverage for all secular media. Pool contact information will be forthcoming.

Parking, Video and Audio Feeds, Reporter Seating

Live truck parking will be on a reserved basis with one space per news outlet. Parking requests should be sent to the attention of Alyssa McFadden in the Archdiocesan Office for Communications at amcfadden@archphila.org.

Given space limitations inside the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, no television cameras will be permitted inside the Cathedral on the day of the installation. As it has done with previous special events, including the Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will provide a direct broadcast feed for all media outlets.

Video and audio mult-box clean feeds will be available with multiple HD-SDI video (BNC) and mic/line (XLR) connections. Broadcast Media outlets will have parking space in the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center parking lot with advance reservation.

Media trucks can access an external mult-box in the parking lot at the rear of the Cathedral. Print and Radio media can access an additional mult-box with program closed circuit video feed in the Neumann Room, also accessible from the parking lot at the rear of the Cathedral.

Please contact Daniel Kearns with any technical concerns at 215-888-0305 (cell).



Contact: Kenneth A. Gavin
Chief Communications Officer
215-587-3747 (office)