St. Joseph's Health celebrates 150 years of service in Syracuse
SYRACUSE N.Y. —
For a century and a half St. Joseph's Health has been serving the Central New York community. To kickoff the celebration of 150 years, there will be a mass Wednesday morning.
The Saint Marianne Cope Feast Day Mass will be at 10 a.m. at the hospital. Following the mass, Bishop Robert J. Cunningham and the CEO of St. Joseph's Health will talk about the anniversary and announce some new initiatives and special events. That will happen at around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday.
St. Joseph's Hospital was founded in 1869 by the Sisters of St. Francis, including Saint Marianne Cope. According to the hospital, what started with a 15-bed facility has grown to become a $700 million advanced health care network.