From the archives: Catching up with Bishop Costello

From the archives: Catching up with Bishop Costello

Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello stands outside the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse in this file photo. (Sun photo | Matt Coulter)   Editor’s note: This story comes from the Catholic Sun’s archives; it was originally published in...
From the archives: Bishop Costello’s Golden Jubilee

From the archives: Bishop Costello’s Golden Jubilee

Old friends Bishop Thomas J. Costello (left) and Msgr. Charles Fahey embrace just after Msgr. Fahey paid tribute to Bishop Costello at a June 11, 2004, reception to celebrate the bishop’s 50th anniversary of priestly ordination. (Sun photo | Paul Finch)  ...
Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello dies at 89

Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello dies at 89

Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello, a native son who served the Diocese of Syracuse for nearly 65 years, died Feb. 15, eight days short of his 90th birthday. The big man with a booming voice and a bigger laugh will be remembered for his commitment to social justice, support for his brother priests, and a quick wit.


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