2015 News

A blessing of blankets

11-year old altar server makes the world a warmer place for the homeless Damon Villnave Jr., or DJ, as he’s known to his family and friends, is one busy kid during the month of January. The 11-year-old student at Gillette Road


St. Marianne celebrated

By Renée K. Gadoua, contributing writer   Celebrations for St. Marianne Cope’s feast day Jan. 23 suggest the story of the Franciscan who was born in the 19th century and who ministered to the sick in Hawaii for 35 years remains relevant, even in the modern age.


O, Canada!

Winter pilgrimage to Quebec brings three parishes together in faith and fellowship Following Christmas, more than 60 parishioners from Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski, Holy Trinity Parish in Fulton and St. Anne, Mother of Mary Parish in Mexico traveled with pastor Father John Canorro and parochial vicar Father James…




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Marching for life

More than 100 people gathered in downtown Syracuse Jan. 17 to speak out against abortion and stand up for the sanctity of human life.    The annual Syracuse March for Life took place ahead of the national March for Life to be held in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22, the anniversary…




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Poverty: The bottom line

How do you define “poverty”? The American Heritage Dictionary defines poverty as “a lack of money or material comforts; want; deficiency in amount.” The federal government defines poverty by analyzing consumer variables and then establishing a “poverty line.”