2009 Archives

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A Year of Celebration

St. Daniel-St. Matthew Academy, a Middle States accredited school “Let the little children come to me.” (Matt. 19:14) by Deacon Joseph CelentanoSUN contributing writer While the school may only be two years old, it has the unique support system of two parish communities — St. Daniel Church of Lyncourt and…


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An inspiration to all

Syracuse parish associate receives Bishop Frank J. Harrison Award by Claudia MathisSUN staff writer Sister Paula Jude Egan, CSJ, parish associate at St. Ann and St. Charles Borromeo Churches in Syracuse, was honored June 8 with the 10th annual Bishop Harrison Award at the Pathways to Ministry Dinner. The event,…


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Rest for the weary

Sarah House celebrates 15 years of supporting families and friends of the sick By Claudia MathisSUN staff writer Sarah House, located on the west side of Syracuse, celebrated its 15th anniversary on May 15 with an open house. Close to 50 people were present that day, enjoying tours of the…


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ACTS of justice

Local grassroots organization fights for social change by luke egglestonsun staff writer As recently as 2005, the grassroots activist community-organizing group ACTS — Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse — was sputtering along with a membership of seven local churches, largely located within Syracuse’s limits. In the last few years, however,…


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Where tradition reigns

St. Thomas Aquinas offers technology and tradition by st. thomas aquinas school staffsun contributing writer BINGHAMTON — St. Thomas Aquinas School is located on a cul-de-sac on the west side of Binghamton adjacent to St. Thomas Aquinas Church. The pre-school through 3rd grade enrollement is 170 students.  We are a…


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Earning economic edge

Le Moyne program helps students with credits and tuition By Claudia MathisSUN staff writer Le Moyne College has developed a unique plan to allow students at Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School, Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School and Christian Brothers Academy to experience the benefits of a Jesuit education, earn 12…


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2009 Jubilarians

25 years                                                                                                Sister Suzanne Dunn, OSF Sister Suzanne Dunn, OSF, is celebrating her 25th anniversary as a Sister of St. Francis. She was born on Oct. 4, 1963, the Feast Day of St. Francis. Sister Suzanne believes she was born to be a Franciscan. She graduated from Bishop Ludden High…


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Evening prayer

Bishop Cunningham introduces himself regionally by Connie BerrySUN editor DeWITT — More than 200 people gathered at Holy Cross Church June 2 to take part in a centuries-old practice with the newly installed 10th bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse, Bishop Robert Cunningham. The vesper service, or evening prayers,  brought…


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Ministry2 = needs met

Jail Ministry, Brady Faith Center to combine forces by luke eggleston    sun staff writer The Brady Faith Center and Jail Ministry are separated by roughly three blocks on Syracuse’s south side. Soon, the two ministries that are so close to  each other will blend their strengths. June 18, both of…


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From Poland with love

Father Lukasz Kozlowski ordained a priest of the Syracuse Diocese by luke egglestonsun staff writer Father Lukasz Kozlowski was ordained a priest of the Syracuse Diocese on Saturday, June 6 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Although his was the lone ordination this year, Father Kozlowski represents a significant…