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.

Obituary Sister Barbara Lorraine D’Auria, IHM

Obituary Sister Barbara Lorraine D’Auria, IHM

Sister Barbara Lorraine D’Auria, IHM, (formerly known as Sister M. Darius) of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton. She was born on Oct. 4, 1933, in Nyack, N.Y., the daughter of...
In memoriam: Msgr. John Flanagan

In memoriam: Msgr. John Flanagan

Msgr. John Flanagan, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse for 60 years, died Feb. 9. A native son of St. Patrick’s Church in Syracuse, Msgr. Flanagan was ordained Feb. 2, 1959. His six decades of ministry included service at St. John’s in Camden, St....
Obituary: Sister Mary Brendan Gilleran, CSJ

Obituary: Sister Mary Brendan Gilleran, CSJ

Sister Mary Brendan Gilleran, CSJ, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 69 years. Sister Mary Brendan, the former Margaret Theresa Gilleran, was born in Albany, N.Y., on May...

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