Roman Catholic 
Diocese of Ogdensburg

Formation for ministry

Bishop LaValley poses with the newly ​commissioned lay ministers in front of the Cathedral.

Newly Commissioned Jean Doell reads from the scriptures at the Solemn Vespers Commissioning service. 

Bishop LaValley speaks to Desiree Kirk, Director of Faith Formation at Holy Cross Parish, Plattsburgh, as she receives her lay minister certificate.

Mikayla Ferguson, a parishioner of St. Stephen’s in Croghan, is congratulated by Bishop LaValley as she receives her certificate.

The newly commissioned lay ministers and their pastors gather around the altar to receive a special blessing from Bishop LaValley.

Contact Us

Catherine Russell, Program Coordinator
315-393-2920 Ext. 1450
crussell@rcdony.org

Jessica Hargrave, Secretary
315-393-2920 Ext. 1451
jhargrave@rcdony.org