2015 News

Butterflies of love for Layla

St. Mary’s students raise money to help a child in need By Pat Shea Associate Editor Second grade student Mario Citra, 7; first grade student, Nora Cass, 6; and kindergartener Luke Locke, 5, from St. Mary’s Academy in Baldwinsville have never met Layla Hughes, but they think about her and…







IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Our Lady of Peace Church in Lakeland

On the occasion of the parish’s 50th anniversary, Father Joseph Clemente, Deacon John Bowden and Pastoral Council 50th Anniversary Celebration Committee members Ed Weber, Lori Rolince, Cheryl Michalski, Joe Mingin, Marie Iadanza and Paula Praskey share the story of Our Lady of Peace Church. Please follow and like us:


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Syracuse diocesan schools earn Middle States accreditation

   PHILADELPHIA -— The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools announced Nov. 10 that the Syracuse Diocesan Schools in Syracuse, N.Y., earned accreditation, the gold standard for measuring and evaluating school performance. Please follow and like us:


The Marshall family

By Katherine Long Editor Andrea Marshall, the director of development at Bishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School, and her daughter Ava, 7, are parishioners of Holy Family Church in Syracuse. Ava was adopted into her forever family with Andrea on Dec. 10, 2008, at seven weeks old. The Sun sat down…


The Denkenberger family

Interview by Katherine Long Editor Jen Bryz-Gornia and Joe Denkenberger, parishioners of St. James Church in Syracuse, attended the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia Sept. 22 to 25 as winners of a diocesan-sponsored contest. The couple, married nine years, also brought their sons, Wally, 3, and John, now 1, to Philly….