Staff Member: Father John Donovan

Father John Donovan

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Father John Donovan was raised at Blessed Sacrament Church, Johnson City; was in the first graduating class of Seton Catholic Central; attended Broome Community College and graduated from LeMoyne College. His formation was at St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore and obtained a Licentiate in Canon Law in 1998 from the Catholic University of America, Washington DC..

Father Donovan he was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse, June 7, 1986. He has served as:
• 1986-987 Parochial Vicar, St. Francis deSales, Utica
• 1987-1991, Parochial Vicar,St. Anthony's Endicott
• 1991-1992 Pastor od St. Therea's Munnsville and St. Joan of Arc Morrisville
• 1991-2003 Newman Chaplain SUNY Morrisville
• 1992-2003, Newman Chaplain Colgate University
• 1998 - present, Judge, Diocesan Tribunal
• 2002 - present Adjutant Judicial Vicar
• 2003 - 2005 Vocation Recruitment
• 2005 - 2017 Pastor, St. James, Johnson City
• 2014 - 2015 Administrator, Holy Trinity Church, Binghamton
• 2015-2017 Moderator, Holy Trinity Church and SS Cyril & Methodius Church, Binghamton
• 2017- present Pastor, Our Lady of Sorrows

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