The Most Reverend Douglas J. Lucia, Bishop of Syracuse, has granted all the faithful of the Diocese of Syracuse a dispensation from the law of abstinence for the Fridays of...
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Bishop Lucia issues Dispensation from the Obligation to Attend Sunday Mass
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...
TWELTH ANNUAL IGNITE CATHOLIC MEN’S CONFERENCE
Statement of the of the Diocese of Syracuse Regarding
Statement from the Diocese of Syracuse:
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Syracuse, New York-- Most Reverend Douglas J. Lucia, Bishop of Syracuse, has announced his first set of pastoral appointments in a letter written to all clergy of the diocese.
Editor’s note: On August 14, under the Child Victims Act, a one-time “look-back” window of one year’s duration will open during which adults who were abused as children may file...
August 6, 2019
Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse announced the appointment of new pastors/administrators and those retiring at the end of June, 2010.
Syracuse, New York— Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham announced the following priest appointments:
Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse. Bishop-elect Douglas John Lucia, 56, of the Diocese of Ogdensburg will become the 11th bishop of...
Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse has appointed Father John W. Canorro as Pastor of the newly merged parish of Christ the Good Shepherd in Oswego, New York...
After an extensive local process, Bishop Robert J. Cunningham accepted the consensus based recommendation that St. Paul’s Church will be the home of Christ the Good Shepherd Parish. St.
Celebration in honor of Bishop Cunningham’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood & 10th Anniversary as Bishop of Syracuse
With gratitude to Almighty God, the Church of the Diocese of Syracuse joyfully announces a celebration in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood and 10th Anniversary...
Rev. John S. Finnegan April 30, 2019 Rev. John S. Finnegan, 88, of Baldwinsville, died peacefully on Tuesday surrounded by family and friends at Crouse Hospital after a long illness.
The Diocese of Syracuse announced new priest assignments April 11.
Rev. Louis F. Aiello, Jr. passed away on April 8, 2019, at the age of 69.
Reverend Alfred J. Bebel, 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at UHS Wilson Medical Center. Father Bebel was born in Owego, NY to Helen (Lipka) and William Bebel.
Most Rev. Thomas J. Costello, retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse, died on Friday, February 15, 2019, at the age of 89 years old.
Most Rev. Thomas J. Costello, retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse died today, Friday, February 15, 2019 at the age of 89 years old.
Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes
Statement Regarding the Passage of the Child Victim’s Act:
We pray that the passage of the Child Victims Act brings some measure of healing to all survivors by offering them a path of recourse and reconciliation.
The New York State Catholic Conference welcomed the passage of the New York State DREAM Act Jan.
Bishop Robert J. Cunningham offered the following statement in response to the Jan. 22 passing of the Reproductive Health Act:
NYS Catholic Conference: ‘our beloved state has become a more dangerous one for women and their unborn babies’
The New York State Catholic Conference released the following statement following the Jan. 22 passage and signing of the Reproductive Health Act:
Words are insufficient to describe the profound sadness we feel at the contemplated passage of New York State’s new proposed abortion policy.
The Diocese of Syracuse will release Dec. 3 a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the diocese since 1950.
A statement in regards to Father James Smyka, OFM Conv, listed on Buffalo Diocese's List of Accused Priests
Father James Smyka is a Conventual Franciscan Friar. . The Diocese of Syracuse received a request from the Order of Friars Minor Conventual, Our Lady of the Angels Province...