Communicating our message

Communicating our message

It is a well known fact that we have entered the age of instant communication. Most people want to be “connected” to learn instantly what is taking place not only in their own backyard but also in the four corners of the world. Pope Benedict XVI has given...
The Diaconate

The Diaconate

Saturday, May 15 will be an important day for the Diocese of Syracuse, as I ordain eight men to the permanent diaconate. These men have completed a seven-year formation program, including two years in the commissioned lay ministry program. Together with their wives,...
What is a bishop?

What is a bishop?

The past week has been an especially joyful one for me as I welcomed two new neighbors.  On Monday, April 26, I traveled to Scranton for the ordination and installation of the Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera as the new bishop of that diocese. The Diocese of Scranton...

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