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Oktoberfest fundraiser at Syracuse parish Oct. 13

Enjoy a fun evening to help raise money for Haiti in Our Hands 6-9 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Parish Center across from the Church of St. Michael & St. Peter, 4782 W. Seneca Tpke., Syracuse. Taste craft beers and wine and enjoy appetizers. Food trucks will be available for food…


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Bishop Ludden holding annual used-book sale

Bishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School will hold its annual used-book sale next weekend. All proceeds go to the After Gala Party. Hours are 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13; and 12-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the school, 815 Fay Road, Syracuse. The motto for…


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Clark Mills parish to host retreat Oct. 15-17

All are welcome to the Church of the Annunciation, 7616 E. South St. in Clark Mills, for a Mission/Retreat Oct. 15-17. Franciscan Father Daniel Lanahan will be directing the three days of retreat, “Living Our Faith with Joy.” How is God present to us? How do we live God’s message…


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‘Jesus at Prayer’ workshop to be held at Spiritual Renewal Center

Internationally recognized New Testament scholar Pheme Perkins M.A., Ph.D., will present a workshop on “Jesus at Prayer” 7-9 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Spiritual Renewal Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave., Syracuse. Cost is $20 or whatever you can afford.   Christians have recited the Lord’s Prayer as recorded in Matthew since the…


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Benefit for Franciscan Northside Ministries scheduled Oct. 27

   The annual Sweet Sensations event to benefit Franciscan Northside Ministries will be held Oct. 27 at St. Daniel’s Auditorium, 3004 Court St., Syracuse.    Franciscan Northside Ministries provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of the underserved and marginalized through the Poverello Health Center, the Legal Assistance…


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Annulment-information session set for Oct. 9 at retreat house

   The Office of Family/Respect Life and the Diocese of Syracuse Tribunal are offering an annulment-information session Oct. 9 at Christ the King Retreat House and Conference Center, 500 Brookford Road, Syracuse.    Registration begins at 6 p.m.; the session runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Msgr. Timothy Elmer will…


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Family Rosary Crusade slated for Oct. 7 at church in Utica

   The 36th Family Rosary Crusade will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at St. Joseph–St. Patrick Church, 702 Columbia St., Utica. The year’s guest speaker will be Divine Mercy Father William Casey of EWTN. Father Casey will conduct a three-day mission Oct. 7-9. The healing shawl worn by…


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Oktoberfest celebration set for this weekend at Broome County church

   The annual Most Holy Rosary Parish Oktoberfest Celebration featuring family fun is set for Sept. 28-30 in  Maine.    The hours for the free community event are 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 5-11 p.m. Sept. 29, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Most Holy Rosary Parish grounds,…


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Stop into the Around the Corner Gift Shop

   There’s a unique gift shop right “Around the Corner” from the NunBetter Chocolate Candy Store at Franciscan Villa, the Liverpool home of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities.    “Around the Corner” offers a range of beautiful items, many of them one-of-a-kind and perfect for a…


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Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 28-30 in Maine

Submitted by Most Holy Rosary Parish It’s time for the annual Most Holy Rosary Parish Oktoberfest Celebration in Maine, N.Y. Three days of family fun: Fri., Sept. 28, 6-11 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 29, 5-11 p.m.; and Sun., Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mass times for that weekend have been changed to…