• When Aaron Kelly was in his early teens, a visiting priest gave a homily on vocations at St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads. He asked for a show of hands from young men who had...

    Deacon Juan Benitez processes into Sacred Heart Cathedral during the Chrism Mass April 11. He will be ordained a priest June 3.
  • Bishop Salvatore R. Matano will ordain seven men as deacons later this month — six to the permanent diaconate and one as a transitional deacon on the path to priestly ordination in 2018...

    Dermot Loughran, who will be ordained to the permanent diaconate May 27, made his profession of faith and oath of fidelity to Bishop SalvatoreR. Matano during daily Mass April 10 at the diocesan Pastoral Center in Gates.