Six international priests, hailing from Africa, India and Philippines, were welcomed to the Diocese of Syracuse by Bishop Douglas J. Lucia during an informal gathering at the Chancery offices recently. The men have been assigned to various local parish and ministry duties. Please welcome them and keep all of our priests, bishops, seminarians and discerners in your prayers:


Rev. Paschal M.I. Anionye
Serving at St. Margaret, Mattydale
Home diocese: Warri, Nigeria









Rev. Immanuel Agbulu
Serving as chaplain at Upstate Hospital, Syracuse
Home diocese: Lokoja, Nigeria










Rev. Augustine Okwuzu
Serving as chaplain, Lourdes Hospital , Binghamton
Home diocese: 










Rev. Eduardo C. Pesigan III
Serving at St. Peter’s & St. Mark’s Churches, Utica
Home diocese: Caceres, Philippines










Rev. Tony Mathew
Serving at St. Paul & St. Bartholomew Churches, Norwich
From the Heralds of Good News, Mother Theresa Province
Home diocese: Ambabai Jhansi, India









Rev. Thomas Macauley
Serving at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Binghamton
From the Dominican Province of St. Joseph the Worker, Nigeria & Ghana










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