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Message from Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham

Message from Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham

| February 13, 2017

Dear Friends, Pope Francis often speaks of the importance of education, and still remembers his first grade teacher. “She was why I loved school,” he said. During his visit to the U.S. one year ago, the Holy Father visited a Catholic elementary school in Harlem, New York, telling those gathered that “When we all come […]

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Dear Friends,

Dear Friends,

| February 18, 2016

This past October marked the 50th anniversary of Gravissimum Educationis (Declaration on Christian Education), one of the 16 documents that came from the Second Vatican Council. Although a short document, it clearly states the importance of a Christian education. The document states, “A Christian education does not merely strive for the maturing of a human person as just […]

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Celebrating Science

Celebrating Science

| February 18, 2016

Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, bishop of Syracuse, and Catholic Schools Superintendent William Crist helped St. Margaret’s School in Mattydale celebrate the opening of its new science lab. St. Margaret’s is the first school in New York State to introduce LabLearner to its science curriculum complete with modern science equipment, supplies and a specified plan […]

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A Message From the Bishop

A Message From the Bishop

| February 4, 2014

Dear Friends, This year, the Church of the Diocese of Syracuse has committed itself to the New Evangelization. Simply put, the New Evangelization calls us to announce the Gospel with enthusiasm and ardor in the circumstances of our day using the most effective methods to us. We are called to take up anew the mission […]

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Bishop’s Message

Bishop’s Message

| February 1, 2013

Dear Friends: In October 2011, through his Apostolic Letter “Porta Fidei,” Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year of Faith, which began October 11, 2012, and will end on November 24, 2013. The beginning marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, as well as the 20th anniversary of the publication of […]

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