The richness of the rite

The richness of the rite

When Bishop Douglas J. Lucia is ordained and installed as the eleventh bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse Aug. 8, it will be the first ordination of a bishop for the diocese since Bishop James M. Moynihan was ordained and installed in 1995. “It’s been 24...
Symbols of the Office of Bishop

Symbols of the Office of Bishop

    Text courtesy Diocese of Syracuse | Photos by Chuck Wainwright   Cathedral church In the Diocese of Syracuse, as in every diocese, there is only one cathedral. The cathedral church is the church that is the site of the bishop’s cathedra, or...

Worth a thousand words

Douglas Lucia stands with his friend and schoolmate Terry LaValley — now Bishop of the Diocese of Ogdensburg — at his graduation from Wadhams Hall Seminary College in May 1985. Father Douglas Lucia is ordained to the priesthood at St. Mary’s...

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