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IC wins innovation award

    Immaculate Conception School in Fayetteville recently won an Innovations in Catholic Education award presented by Today’s Catholic Teacher magazine.    The annual award in its 17th year was given to a total of 12 schools throughout the country for their innovation in five categories: marketing its Catholic school; promoting…

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Grant writing seminar

   On March 24, the St. Thomas More Foundation will be hosting a grant-writing seminar at the Alibrandi Center at Syracuse University from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for anyone who is interested in learning how to achieve this important skill. The class will be taught by Jana Hexter, an accomplished grant-writer and…

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Obituary Sister Ann Louise Beerhalter, OP

  Sister Ann Louise Beerhalter, OP, of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, Ossining, N.Y., died at her home in the Ossining Center of Hope at Mariandale on February 27, 2014. She was 91 years of age.    Sister Ann Louise was born Feb. 21, 1923 in Munnsville, N.Y., and was…

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Young adults mark First Friday with Mass, Holy Hour

   Dozens of young adults attended a First Friday Mass and Holy Hour for Vocations at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse March 7, celebrated by Bishop Robert J. Cunningham and sponsored by the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Following the Holy Hour, young adults…

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Jugglers take section title

   The Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School girl’s basketball team won the Section III Class B final 46-39 against Westhill High School March 1. The team then went on to beat Oneonta 50-44 in the Class B regional final March 8. They advanced to the Class B state semifinal and…

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St. Joseph’s Parish to honor feast of St. Joseph

   OXFORD — Once again, St. Joseph’s Church, 3 Scott St., Oxford, will honor its patron in the Italian tradition March 16. Begun in Sicily hundreds of years ago to help end a long and pestilent drought, St. Joseph’s in Oxford has adopted this time-honored tradition on or around St….

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All Saints auction

   ENDICOTT — All Saints School, 1112 Broad St., Endicott, will be hosting its fourth annual live and silent auction on March 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. Seating is limited.    Donations for the auction include Disney World Orlando passes; tickets to the Yankees; an American Girl Doll;…

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Healing Our Wounds! Lenten Retreats for Catholic Women

Pope Francis once famously described the Church “as a field hospital after battle….Heal the wounds! Heal the wounds!”  This extraordinary image, often quoted, resonated throughout our weary world — and for good reason: Who among us is not sick and wounded and in need of understanding and mercy?    The…

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Ash Wednesday Masses at Destiny USA

   The Franciscan Place at Destiny USA, 9645 Destiny USA Dr., Syracuse, will offer two Masses on Ash Wednesday. Masses will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. and 4:15p.m. on the Sky Deck (6th floor). Ashes will be distributed at both Masses. Please follow and like us:

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Conversation event to mark book release

  DEWITT — Rabbi Charles Sherman of Temple Adath Yeshurun in Syracuse and Msgr. J. Robert Yeazel of Holy Cross Church in DeWitt will hold a conversation event March 11 to mark the release of Rabbi Sherman’s critically acclaimed book The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy After Heartbreak.   In…