Deaf Ministry

Contact Info & Staff

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We are a community of people - Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing- who welcome and encourage each other to grow in faith and experience love. With this faith and love, we bring Jesus' Good News to the Church and the world using our wonderful gifts.

The goal of the Deaf Ministry is to break down the communication barriers between Deaf and hearing individuals. We want Deaf individual’s full inclusion in the Catholic community. To reach this goal an interpreter needs to be accessible to Deaf individuals for:  

 

Mass & Religious Education Sacraments
Parish Functions Catholic Conferences

If you are Deaf, hearing with family or friends that are Deaf, a Catholic Church or a Catholic Retreat Center and you need help with getting an interpreter for any of the above services, please contact us. 

Interpreted Christmas Mass Schedule

  • Immaculate Conception, Fayetteville: Christmas Eve, 4:00 pm
  • St. Malachy Church, Sherburne: Christmas Eve, 9:00 am & 4:00 pm
  • St. Peter-St. Mary's, Rome: Christmas Eve, 10:00 am & 5:00 pm
  • Holy Trinity, Fulton: Christmas Eve, 10:00 am & Christmas Day, 10:00 am
  • St. Paul's, Whitesboro: Christmas Eve, 10:00 am & 10:00 pm
  • Blessed Sacrament, Syracuse: Christmas Eve, 9:30 am & 4:00 pm
  • St. Thomas, New Hartford: Christmas Eve, 9:00 am & Christmas Day, 9:00 am
  • St. James, Johnson City: Christmas Eve, 9:30 am & 4:00 pm, Christmas Day, 9:30 am 
  • St. Lucy's, Syracuse: Christmas Eve, 10:00 am & 5:00 pm, Christmas Day, 10:00 am, New Year's Eve, 10:00 am, New Year's Day, 10:00 am

Download the complete schedule of interpreted Christmas Masses here.

Regular Sunday Mass Schedule:

Blessed Sacrament Church
3127 James Street, Syracuse NY 13206, 9:30am

The Church of the Holy Trinity
309 Buffalo St., Fulton, NY, 10:30am

St. Lucy Church
432 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY, 9:00am

St. James Church
147 Main St., Johnson City, NY, 9:30am

St. Malachy's Church
31 E. State Street, Sherburne NY 13460, 9:00am

St. Paul's Church
16 Park Ave, Whitesboro, NY 13492,11:00am

St. Peter's Church
105 E. Liberty St, Rome, NY, 10:00am

St. Thomas Church
150 Clinton Rd., New Hartford, NY, 9:00am

Catholic Community of St. Stephen-St. Patrick at St. Patrick's
59 Keibel Road, Whitney Point, NY, 8:30 am

Click here to download the complete schedule. 

Resources

Signs Of The Spirit: App Teaches Blessings, How To Pray In ASL

The Catholic Deaf ministry of the Syracuse Diocese serves the Catholic deaf community in the seven-county area of our diocese.

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