"For I was a stranger and you welcomed me" Matthew 25:35

Thing You Should Know:

  • Twenty thousand migrant workers labor in our fields, dairy farms, factories, greenhouses and restaurants.
  • Migrant workers have been coming into our diocese from Mexico, Central and South America.
  • The majority of migrant workers are Catholic.
  • The diocese initiated mission sites in Marion, Geneva, Brockport, and Leicester to support migrant workers.
  • Full and Part-time ministers are serving the camps throughout our 12 counties.
  • Migrant Ministry is the responsiblility of the whole Catholic Community.
  • Our faith communities and diocese need to be supported in order to meet the pastoral needs of migrants.
  • We need help from all who would be able to assit financially or through volunteering.