Syracuse Diocese

The Samaritan Center, Syracuse NY
The Samaritan Center is re-opening on Sept 12th.  This means meals will be served on dishes once again and no more to-go meals!  Our guests are excited!  Now we need volunteers!   Potential volunteers can complete an application at 


Offices of Adult and Ministerial Formation and Deacon Formation

Formation for Ministry/Deacon Formation Information Session, Sunday, August 7, 1:00 pm, Pope John XXII Church, 8290 Soule Road, Liverpool, NY.  Is God calling you to learn more about your faith and/or serve the church as a lay minister or Deacon? Find out how Formation for Ministry and Deacon Formation can help you answer that call at this information session. Register at or call 315-470-1479.
Christ The King Retreat House, Syracuse NY

Join us for our August First Friday devotion on August 5th. 10 am - 3 pm with Fr. Donald H. Karlen.  The day will include an opening devotion, conferences, and discussion, Mass with Anointing of the Sick, lunch and Holy Hour with Benediction.  Registration is required by going online to our website at or calling 315-446-2680. 

Letter from Bishop Lucia regarding chapter 11

St. Patrick's Church, Binghamton NY
Our Lady of Knock Novena – St. Patrick’s Church, Binghamton
from August 14th – 22nd; Vigil of the Feast of the Assumption to the Feast of the Queenship of Mary
Novena prayers will conclude each of the regularly scheduled masses from August 14th-August 22nd.  On August 16, 18, and 19, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed at 6PM, in preparation for the 7PM Novena Service.  There will be special masses at 7PM on the Solemnity of the Assumption (Aug. 15), the Feast of Our Lady of Knock (Aug.17) and the Memorial of the Queenship of Mary (Aug. 22).  After the Mass on August 17th, there will be an ice cream social to celebrate the feast.  We are excited to have visiting preachers from around the diocese for these evening liturgies.  Please visit us at: for the schedule of preachers.

Chapel and Marian Center Dedicated to the Virgin Mary
Edmeston, NY