2014 News


Cummings appointed first female chancellor of diocese

Danielle Cummings has been appointed chancellor of the Diocese of Syracuse, becoming the first woman and the first layperson to hold the position in the diocese’s 128-year history. Chancellor is the highest diocesan position open to women. Bishop Robert J. Cunningham publicly announced the appointment, effective Jan. 1, on Dec….



Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrated

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe was celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Syracuse Dec. 12. The feast day marks the appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary to St. Juan Diego in Tepeyac,







2014: A look back

   2014: a year when saints were canonized; the world fell in love with the pope; and many throughout the diocese reached out in service to help those in need. Before a new year begins, here’s a look back at a few key events that happened worldwide and within the…