Articles by The Catholic Sun

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CBA students help those in need

   DEWITT — Students from Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) class of 2016, along with alumni, took time this summer to help those in need. In July, a group of students carried on a school tradition of volunteering at Camp Sunshine, a camp that supports children battling life-threatening illnesses, located in…


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Obituary Sister Robertine Flaherty, CSJ

  On Sept. 9, 2015, Sister Robertine Flaherty, CSJ, 98, died at St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 79 years. Sister Robertine, the former Mary Catherine Flaherty, was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on January 11, 1917. She…



I thee wed

This month the Sun continues its series on the seven sacraments with the Sacrament of Marriage. The sacrament of marriage is considered a covenant, or promise not just between a husband and wife, but also between the couple and God. As beautiful, fanciful or personal as wedding day plans may…



Mercy House celebrates ‘groundbreaking’

   ENDICOTT — A ceremonial hammering of wood inside the former St. Casimir’s Church Sept. 9 signaled the start of construction for Mercy House of the Southern Tier, a home for those with terminal illnesses. Participants included those who have provided spiritual and financial assistance for the facility to be…


Our Lady of Hope blessed

Our Lady of Hope Mausoleum at St. Mary’s Cemetery in DeWitt was blessed and dedicated by Bishop Robert J. Cunningham Sept. 12 in a ceremony held in the newly constructed facility.



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Garage Sale at St. Cecilia’s Parish

Sept. 17-20 • Garage Sale at St. Cecilia’s Parish, in the basement at 103 Third St., Solvay, Thur. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m. to  6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sun.  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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One-day Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy

Sept. 12 • One-day Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy. Visit the shrine in Stockbridge, Mass., departing by bus from St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1001 Tulip St., Liverpool, at 6:45 a.m. The bus will return at 9 p.m. The cost is $65 for the bus fare….