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St. Daniel Church offering pancake breakfast April 9

     St. Daniel Church in Syracuse will have a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 9.    The hours are 8 a.m.-noon in the wheelchair-accessible gym, 3004 Court St. Offered are pancakes, sausage, hash browns, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice, milk, and door prizes.    Prices: adults $6,…


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‘A beautiful disaster’

   The Passion of Jesus finds a moving portrayal in the story presented by members of Life Teen annually on the evening of Good Friday at Holy Family Church in Syracuse.    The 40-minute presentation at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 14, is free and open to the public and…



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Middle School Mass

St. James Church in Cazenovia recently celebrated a Middle School Mass with Pastor Father Kevin J. Corcoran and Father David McCallum from Le Moyne College. “Our fifth- to seventh-graders from Cazenovia Middle School did a terrific job with all the Mass parts and the student choir Joyful Noise sang beautifully,”…


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Bishop Ludden holds fashion show on March 25 at school

     Bishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School will hold its annual Fashion Show on Saturday, March 25, at the school, 815 Fay Road, Syracuse.    The proceeds will benefit the Senior Class and the After Gala Safe Party. Besides the show, there will be basket raffles, food, and 50/50’s. It…


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All Saints to host ‘Gay & Catholic’ series

   All Saints Roman Catholic Parish will host a three-part informational series this month on topics related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) identities and the Catholic Church.  The series is being organized and hosted by the All Saints LGBT Task Force.    The series, which is free and…


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Franciscan Friars sell some of their properties to local developers

Press release submitted by Assumption Church; Franciscan Friars Conventual, Province of Our Lady of the Angels; and 800 Block, LLC    The Franciscan Friars, in order to enhance and strengthen their 150-year-old ministry of service on the North Side of Syracuse, are partnering with developers on Syracuse’s North Side to…


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Church in Utica to celebrate Feast Day of St. Joseph

     UTICA — St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church will celebrate the Feast Day of St. Joseph on March 20.    A Mass is set for 5:30 p.m. at the church at 702 Columbia St. A procession will follow to the parish center for prayer, song, and St. Joseph’s Table. St….


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Obituary Sister Bonita Salahaski, OSF

   Sister Bonita Salahaski, 99, OSF, of the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Third Order Regular of St. Francis, died of natural causes on Sunday, February 5, at St. Joseph Villa, Reading, Pa., where she had resided since 1987.    Born in Syracuse, she was the daughter of the late Adolph and…


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Talk and signing for ‘Misfit Miracle’ book

   Kate D. Mahoney, whose recovery from multiple organ failure was ruled to be the first miracle attributed to St. Marianne Cope’s intercession, has penned a new book: The Misfit Miracle Girl: Candid Reflections (Divine Phoenix Books in coordination with Pegasus Books). Mahoney will hold a book talk and signing…