A gem from Buffalo

Roots remain important to Bishop Cunningham by Luke Eggleston SUN staff writer Though the challenges confronting his office remain in the forefront for Bishop Robert Cunningham wherever he goes, he still keeps an interest in the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres....

The Coat of Arms

The Coat of Arms of His Excellency, the Most Reverend Robert Joseph  Cunningham, D.D. Bishop of Syracuse Blazon: Arms impaled. Dexter: Azure, a Latin cross throughout Or, the lower shaft entwined with a dolphin, head to base, and in chief dexter a crescent...

Collaborators-in-waiting

Religious women see bright future with new bishop By Claudia Mathis SUN staff writer The Syracuse Diocese religious have been eagerly anticipating Bishop Robert Cunningham’s arrival. Sister Patricia Burkard, OSF, general minister of the Sisters of St. Francis of...

Father Figure

Hello/goodbye brings joy/sadness By Claudia Mathis SUN staff writer Seminarians in the Ogdensburg and Syracuse Dioceses have been   affected by the recent appointment of Bishop Robert Cunningham to his new post in Syracuse. Father Thomas Servatius, director...

An ancient rite

Installation ceremony is dense with significance, history by Luke Eggleston SUN staff writer The ceremonial installation of a bishop is one of the most important events in any diocese. There have only been 10 such ceremonies in more than 100 years of history of the...

A family man

Bishop Cunningham has always made time for nieces, nephews by Luke Eggleston SUN staff writer Photo submitted The era into which Bishop Robert Cunningham was born was a little different from that of today. Despite the numerous obligations of his office, Bishop...

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