OGDENSBURG - Bishop Terry R. LaValley will preside at a Celebration of Consecrated Life at 11 a.m. Nov. 3at St. Marys Cathedral.
During the Mass, the lives and service of religious ordered priests, brothers and sisters from 16 congregations will be recognized.
Representatives from each of the orders will participate in the opening procession and Bishop LaValley will lead a recommitment ceremony during the Mass.
Religious congregations currently serving in the Diocese of Ogdensburg are(Women) Daughters of Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Dominican Sisters of Hope, Franciscan Sisters of Atonement, Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Sisters of Mary, Sisters of Charity of St. Louis of Quebec, Sisters of the Cross of Chavenod, Sisters of the Precious Blood, Sisters of St. Joseph and Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province; (Men) Brothers of Christian Instruction, Franciscan Friars of the Atonement and Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
A reception in the cathedrals Brzana Hall will follow.