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
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.
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…
It’s not just cold this winter — it’s freezing. With temperatures throughout the diocese plummeting below zero in January, parishioners —especially senior citizens — should take extra precautions to avoid serious illness and injury.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Evoking a phrase long associated with the civil rights movement, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston told an overflow crowd in Washington that “we shall overcome” in the fight against abortion.
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…
It was a blast from the past Jan. 18 as Parochial League rivals St. Patrick’s and Sacred Heart faced off on the basketball court.
In her work as case coordinator for Supported Housing Services at Catholic Charities of Chenango County, Magean Casella is on the front line of providing hope and help to those in particular need.
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.”
The Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Syracuse will host the 9th Annual Light the Way Dinner Jan. 23 at the SKY Armory Event Center in Syracuse. Proceeds from the event support tuition assistance funding for families who choose Catholic education for their