2003 Archives

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Port City Gem

St. Joseph’s Parish alive and well in 2003 OSWEGO — In November, members of St. Joseph’s Church gathered for a parish renewal entitled “Lift Us Up, Lord.” And that’s exactly what happened. After a forgettable year of challenges, the Oswego parish is moving on with enthusiasm. “We want people to…

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Religious Freedom on Trial

By Blessed Sacrament staff/ SUN contributing writersNYS Bishop’s lawsuit claims violation of church-state separation Government must not interfere with matters of religious faith. However, a New York State law that went into effect on Jan. 1 clearly poses a threat to the separation of church and state, according to Catholic…

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Pick Me Pick Me

Catholic schools in the Syracuse Diocese are making a strong effort to market themselves in a sluggish economy. Using strong marketing and public relations, Catholic schools are competing against public and magnet schools. Parents, teachers and community members are seeing the value of Catholic schools and taking steps to ensure…