Things You Should Know

 Things You Should Know:




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