A new school year begins

A new school year is upon us! On September 2, I celebrated Mass at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt for Catholic school administrators, faculty and staff to mark the beginning of the new school year. Our Catholic schools have the indispensable mission to form the minds and...

A new school year begins

A new school year is upon us! On September 2, I celebrated Mass at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt for Catholic school administrators, faculty and staff to mark the beginning of the new school year. Our Catholic schools have the indispensable mission to form the minds and...

The Power of Words

   On July 12, the permanent deacons of the diocese and their wives met for a summer workshop at Le Moyne College. Much of the day centered on the deacon’s role as Minister of the Word. The homily which I preached on that occasion, based on the...