Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program
Bishop Cunningham announced today the establishment of a voluntary Independent Reconciliation Compensation Program (IRCP) for survivors of clergy sexual abuse. The purpose of the program is to promote reconciliation and further healing of those who were harmed by members of the clergy. For more information or to read Bishop Cunningham’s letter about IRCP click here.
Forming A ‘Domestic Church’ In The Year Of The Family: Service
“Today there is no shortage of people who want to help other people. Praise God! However, we have to be careful that charity and service do not replace worship, prayer, formation, etc. when it comes to our faith. These are not mutually exclusive. Rather, they are mutually enriching… <Read More>
Year of the Family
Bishop Cunningham has declared A Year of the Family for the Diocese of Syracuse commencing Sunday December 3, 2017. For more information please visit syracusediocese.org/year-of-the-family. Once there, you can also sign up to receive weekly video messages (or watch them on our YouTube page) from Bishop Cunningham, suggestions for strengthening your families Catholic faith, and more. It is free to join and you can cancel anytime.
How to have hope: Pope Francis Gives Point-By-Point Guide
By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Young people should love, believe, and follow their dreams, never despairing because Jesus is always with them, Pope Francis said.
When life hits hard, they should try to get up again, letting others help them, and if they are bored, they should concentrate on doing good things for others, the pope said Sept. 20 during his weekly general audience…<Read More>