COVID-19 Information

The Diocese of Syracuse has been in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is actively following the directive of the county public health departments to ensure that all diocesan parishes, schools, ministries, and charities are responding appropriately to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

 Onondaga County Executive, Ryan  McMahon, says all schools will shut down at 4 p.m. effective Monday, March 16th 2020 because a first confirmed case of Coronavirus in the county. 


Latest News

Frequently Asked Questions - 4/7/2020

Holy Week Instructions - 4/7/2020

Diocese of Syracuse Instructions for the Celebration of Holy Week 2020 - 3/30/2020

A letter to the people from Bishop Lucia - 3/20/2020

An important message from Bishop Lucia - 3/16/2020

A letter to the people from Bishop Lucia - 3/16/2020

Public Masses in the diocese suspended immediately - 3/16/2020

All diocesan Catholic schools to close as coronavirus response accelerates - 3/16/2020

Bishop Lucia issues Dispensation from the Obligation to Attend Sunday Mass - 3/13/2020

The Church's Liturgical Response to COVID-19 - 3/12/2020


Spiritual Resources


Caring for Our Spiritual and Sacramental Lives While Public Gatherings Are Suspended

Decrees and Dispensations related to COVID 19 

Decrees and Dispensations related to COVID-19 

Decrees and Dispensations related to COVID-19

Decrees and Dispensations related to COVID-19

 Novena Prayer for an End to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Livestreaming Mass on Facebook

USCCB President’s Reflection and Prayer During Coronavirus

Stream Daily Mass through Syracuse Catholic Television


USCCB Prayer for COVID-19

A faith response to the Coronavirus



Diversey Product List

Live-streaming with Mevo 

Live-streaming Via YouTube

Create a Zoom Meeting

Protect yourself from COVID-19

NYS Department of Health

CoronaVirus Parent Letter

USCCB -  Written Versions

Vatican News




Monday - Friday Daily Mass at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 12pm with Bishop Lucia. 

Televised Mass 1 1

Live-stream Services:

WSYR NewsChannel 9 will post Sunday Mass on their website starting at 4pm Saturday and it will remain until the end of the day Sunday. on:

Central New York:

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Syracuse, NY: Visit our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

Christ the King & Pope John XXIII,  Liverpool, NY - Sunday Mass will be posted by 4pm on Saturday.

Holy Cross, Dewitt, NY: Sunday  Mass on YouTube. Visit our Facebook page.

Holy Family Church, Syracuse, NY - Daily Mass at 8:00am Monday - Saturday and Sunday Mass at 9:00am.  Also, Stations of the Cross at 5:30PM on Friday's.

Immaculate Conception, Fayetteville, NY: We will be taping Sunday Mass each week. It is on our web site starting Sat afternoon and will remain on the web:

Our Lady of Hope, Syracuse, NY: Daily masses and weekends. 

Sacred Heart Church, Cicero, NY: Live Monday-Friday at 8:00am (daily mass) and Saturday at 4:00pm (vigil mass). The vigil mass will then be posted for the faithful to watch during the weekend. The live streaming can be seen on our website: and facebook @sacredheartcicerony.

St. Daniel, Syracuse, NY: St. Daniel livestreams the Saturday Vigil Mass at 4pm every week. People can access it on our website at or through the Livestream app on their Smart TV, Roku etc. 

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Baldwinsville, NY:  Masses will be live streamed M-F at 9 am. Sundays at 9 am also. Parishioners can login to Facebook and watch LIVE or watch later by clicking the big button on our homepage.

St. Joseph's Church Camillus, NY:  We will live-stream Sunday Mass on our YouTube channel:

St. Margaret's Church, Mattydale, NY: Please visit our Website, Facebook, and YouTube channel. 

St. Rose of Lima, North Syracuse, NY - Streaming Masses, 9am Weekday (including Saturday), 4pm Vigil on Saturday, 7:30am & 10:30am Sunday.


Northern Region:

Divine Mercy Parish, Central Square, NY - 9:30 AM each day M-F and Sunday Mass beginning around 6 PM on Saturday evening.

Eastern Region:

Holy Trinity, Utica, NY: Masses will be live streamed every Sunday at 10:00 a.m., Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, 5:00 p.m., Good Friday Service of the Lord's Passion, 2:00 p.m., Easter Sunday Mass at 10:00 a.m., Holy Trinity Church, Utica Facebook page:

 St. Mary's Church, Hamilton, NY - Streaming Masses, 8am Monday through Friday and Sundays at 11am.

St. Peter’s, Rome, NY: Daily Mass on YouTube. 


Southern Region:

Our Lady of Sorrows, Vestal, NY -  For this weekend (Holy Week) we are live streaming our Mass at 10:00 am on Sunday.  We will return to 4:00 pm Saturday’s the following week. 

St. Anthony’s and St. Mary’s, Cortland, NY - Daily Mass Mon. - Fri. at 9am and Sunday mass at 10am on Facebook - @St.MarysCortland.

St. Francis of Assisi in Binghamton, NY: Visit our YouTube channel for Masses.

St. Thomas Aquinas, Binghamton, NY - Daily Mass 10am Monday—Saturday, Sunday Mass 11:30am, Stations of the Cross 11am Friday’s.

St. James, Johnson City, NY - Live Streaming a Mass at 9:15 on Sundays. St. James in Johnson City will be celebrating and live-streaming the following Masses/services: Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7:00 PM, Good Friday Service of the Lord's Passion, 3:00 PM, Easter Vigil, 8:00 PM, East Sunday morning Mass at 9:15.


Thank you for visiting The Diocese of Syracuse

We invite you to stay up to date on news and happenings within the Diocese.
We respect your time and privacy, your information will never be shared.