All Public Gatherings in the Diocese Suspended Through Easter
At this time public Holy Week celebrations, including Easter Masses, in the Syracuse Diocese are cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The April 6 Light is On campaign is also cancelled. RCIA, 1st Communion, and Confirmation celebrations are postponed, details about the rescheduling of sacraments will be passed on as new information becomes available. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do to assist you in this difficult time please do not hesitate to ask.
To read the Bishop’s March 20th letter outlining the above precautions and updates click here.
Personal Prayer at St. Ann’s
At this time the main body of church is closed. However, the chapel will remain open for personal prayer.
Throughout These 40 Days:
Exploring the season of Lent
What does “Lent” mean?
“Lent” comes from the Anglo-Saxon word for springtime (“lencten” or “lenten”), which refers to the lengthening of daylight during the season.
How did the season of Lent develop? How has it changed over time?…