2005 archives

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A Beacon of Light

Dec. 8-14, 2005A Beacon of LightBy Claudia Mathis/ SUN staff writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchSt. Micheal’s Church Provides for those in Need CENTRAL SQUARE — One part of Oswego County is brighter these days because of the tireless efforts of 28 dedicated volunteers based in the Downstairs Scotty at St. Michael’s…


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Peaceable Kingdom

Dec. 1-7, 2005VOL 124 NO. 41Peaceable KingdomBy Connie Cissell/ SUN editorSUN photo(s) Paul FinchFranciscan Men and Women are Doing More than Feeding the Hungry It has taken them over 150 years, but the Franciscans on Syracuse’s northside have finally defined their realm. By combining forces eight years ago, the Sisters…


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Miraculous Mettle

Dec. 8-14, 2005VOL 124 NO. 42Miraculous MettleBy Connie Cissell/ SUN editorSUN photo(s) Paul FinchThe traditions of the Catholic Church include the wondrous and yet very real miraculous deeds of saints. These people — lay, clerical and religious — by their virtue and faith have historically shown others how to live…


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Everyday Miracles

Nov. 3-9, 2005Everyday MiraclesBy Connie Cissell/ SUN editorSUN photo(s) Connie CissellSt. Andrew’s Hosts Second Annual Pasta Dinner for Unity Acres The pasta dinner to benefit Unity Acres held at St. Andrew’s parish hall Oct. 27 featured everything from a slide show to a brief comedy act to a testimonial. Unity…


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Safe at Last

Nov. 3-9, 2005Safe at LastBy Claudia Mathis/ SUN staff writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchSudanese Refugee Children Thriving at Cathedral School Cathedral School’s principal Charles LaBarbera said the integration of Sudanese refugee children into the school’s student body over the last few years has been beneficial for all. “The children have learned…


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In the Winner’s Circle

Nov. 3-9, 2005In the Winner’s CircleBy Rick Fitzgerald/ SUN contributing writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchCatholic Charities honors Recipients of Brady Awards at Annual Meeting At a recent ceremony held at the Empire Room at the New York State Fairgrounds, Catholic Charities of Onondaga County and Toomey Residential and Community Services honored…


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Embracing Jesus and His church

Nov. 3-9, 2005Embracing Jesus and His churchBy David Vaughn/ SUN contributing writerNET Returns to the Syracuse Diocese to Share Christ Through Drama, Talk, Personal Testimony In the gospels, Jesus commissions 72 disciples to go into the world, to share the Good News, to dwell in homes and eat meals provided…


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In with the New

Nov. 3-9, 2005In with the NewBy St. James School Staff/ SUN contributing writersSUN photo(s) submittedSt. James Middle School is a Real Community JOHNSON CITY — George Clancy, principal at St. James Middle School in Johnson City, reports, “The new academic year is off to a great start… with bright-eyed students,…


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Front Line

Nov. 10-16, 2005Front LineU.S. Marine Lcpl. Andrew Murray, left, ’04 Ludden grad, visits his alma mater to talk with students about his experience in IraqBy Luke Eggleston/ SUN staff writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchLudden Graduate Returns Home for a Break from the War While his neighbors in Syracuse have spent the…


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9,000 Miles, Next Door

Nov. 10-16, 20059,000 Miles, Next DoorBy Luke Eggleston/ SUN staff writerStudents in Syracuse Diocese, Papua New Guinea, to Engage in Cultural Exchange Quick. Ask a 12-year-old where Canada is. Now ask him where Mexico is. A project being conducted in the Syracuse Diocese’s Catholic School District won’t help students figure…