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A healthier spirit, body in 2018

Strong body, strong soul By Father Zachary Miller As we start off 2018, many people will have a common New Year’s resolution of being healthier. Often we don’t think of “being healthier” as including physical and spiritual health. These tips will focus on both.    First, let’s turn to Scripture….


Apostolate carries on in memory of Gloria Anson

Anne Costa leads Sacred Heart ministry devoted to families By Tom Maguire Associate editor Gloria A. (Tupper) Anson’s dream was that somebody would succeed her at the global Sacred Heart Apostolate, based in Syracuse, and keep it going. Catholic author and speaker Anne Costa is making sure that happens.    The apostolate…


Senior rabbi speaks at ecumenical program

Submitted by Dr. Barbara Poliks A senior rabbi of greater Philadelphia’s Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Rabbi Lance Sussman, Ph.D., gave a talk titled “There is a Place for Us: Jews, Catholics and the American Experience” at Binghamton University.    He spoke Nov. 12 at a seminar co-hosted by Binghamton University’s…





They yell ‘Mr. Oscar!’ at Christmastime in Colombia

Ludden coach brings boxes and boxes of gifts to needy By Tom Maguire Associate editor The soccer coach made the save.    In the darkness outside Manlius Pebble Hill School, three huge boxes destined for needy Colombian kids started to tip off the hand truck pushed gamely by Oscar Vergara. MPH girls…


St. John the Evangelist School celebrates Advent

Jesse Tree Tradition honors Old Testament and story of Jesus Submitted by John Kocik At St. John the Evangelist School in Binghamton, the Advent season is a special time of the year for everyone. It is even more exciting in an elementary school where young children look forward to this magical time…