John P. Putano has been named Chaplain of His Holiness.
Msgr. Putano is the Episcopal Vicar of the Southern Region of the diocese.
Additionally, he is the pastor of the canonically linked parishes of St. Patrick and St. Thomas Aquinas in Binghamton.
He has ministered as a priest of the diocese for over forty years serving as a parochial vicar to St. John the Evangelist in Binghamton, St. Anthony of Padua in Utica, Our Lady of the Angels in Endwell, St. Mary of the Assumption in Binghamton, St. Margaret's Church in Mattydale, and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse.
His first pastorate was St. Anthony of Padua in Endicott, and he also served as pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Vestal.