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Upcoming respect life events in the diocese

   • 40 Days for Life, Syracuse: 40 Days for Life, a prayerful vigil in front of Planned Parenthood, 1120 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, is planned for Sept. 25 to Nov. 3. For more information call Jeanie Owens (315) 956-7772 or Shannon Guy (315) 200-0255. Visit www.40daysforlife.com/syracuse/ or email syracuse40daysforlife@gmail.com….


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Father Maloney appointed pastor

  Bishop Robert J. Cunningham has appointed Father Kevin Maloney pastor of St. Patrick’s Church and St. Brigid’s & St. Joseph on Tipperary Hill in Syracuse. His appointment is effective Oct. 15. Father Maloney currently serves as pastor of St. Agatha’s Church in Canastota.


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William Crist appointed new superintendent of Catholic schools

SYRACUSE ­— Bishop Robert J. Cunningham is pleased to announce the appointment of William W. Crist as the new Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Syracuse. There are 22 schools in the diocese’s seven-county area, with over 5,000 students in grades pre-K-12.    Crist will begin his new…


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Roof raffle

   St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Syracuse is holding its 1st Annual Sweepstakes Raffle to help raise funds for a new church roof.    The top prize is $12,500. Tickets cost $25. You will have 24 chances to win and all winning tickets are thrown back into…


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Pray for the cure

   St. Joseph’s Church, 240 West First Street, Oswego, will host a prayer service at the church on Wed., Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. This service will be dedicated to praying for a cure for cancer. All believers are invited and encouraged to attend.


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Fall into fun at St. Pat’s

  St. Patrick’s School, 354 Elizabeth St., Oneida, will hold its annual Pumpkin Fest on Sat., Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.   Support St. Patrick’s School and enjoy a fun fall extravaganza featuring games for children of all ages, face painting, homemade baked goods, crafts for sale by…


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Parish musicians: ‘Can you hear me now?’

The Sanzone Center for Catholic Studies and Theological Reflection at Le Moyne College will present two evenings of reflection for parish musicians in the diocese Oct. 3 and 10. They will be presented by Tom Andino, director of Liturgy and Music at Le Moyne.   As another year of ministry begins,…


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Day of fasting and prayer for peace

Day of fasting and prayer for peace Sept. 29 • St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church, 702 Columbia St., Utica, will host a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria and the world on Sun., Sept. 29.    The day will begin at noon with Vespers and Exposition of the…


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Obituary Sister Patricia Clark, OSF

Sister Patricia Clark, OSF, went home to God on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Jolenta Convent in Syracuse. She was born in New Brunswick, N.J. to Robert and Margaret (Armstrong) Clark. She was a Sister of St. Francis for 69 years.    Sister graduated as a registered nurse from St….


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Obituary Sister Catherine Witte, DC

A funeral mass for Sister Catherine Witte, DC, was celebrated September 5, 2013, at the DePaul Chapel on the Daughters of Charity Campus in Albany. Burial followed at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, N.Y.   Born in Utica, N.Y., on September 4, 1919, Sister Catherine (baptized Mary Loyola) was one…