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Father Zareski appointed pastor in Cortland

   Bishop Robert J. Cunningham announced Aug. 14 that Father Joseph Zareski will serve as pastor of St. Anthony-St. Mary’s Parish in Cortland, effective Sept. 5, 2013. Father Zareski has served as pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church in New Hartford since 2002.

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Masses at the State Fair

   Great New York State Fair-goers are invited to attend Mass at Chevy Court at 9 a.m. on Aug. 25 and again on Sept. 1. Mass will be celebrated by Father Amedeo Guida on the 25th and by Father Michael Donovan on the 1st. Parishioners from Our Lady of Peace…

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Sacred Heart reunion

A reunion is planned for all students of Sacred Heart School, Syracuse on Oct. 4, 2013 at the Syracuse Polish Home, 915 Park Ave., Syracuse. To be included for this event, please email and include your name, maiden name (if applicable), email address, year graduated from high school (no…

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Utica to honor St. Marianne with renaming of street

On Aug. 9, the section of Varick St. between Columbia St. and Lafayette St. in Utica will become “St. Marianne Way.” The date marks the 95th anniversary of St. Marianne Cope’s death in Hawaii in 1918.   On August 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Joseph & St. Patrick…

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Vacation Bible School

Assumption Church in Syracuse is hosting Vacation Bible School at the Parish Center from Monday, Aug. 19 to Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Children ages 6 to 11 are invited to attend and learn Bible stories, play games and enjoy activities and crafts. For more information contact…

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Directed retreat for clergy

From Sunday, Oct. 20 to Friday, Oct. 25, Stella Maris Retreat Center in Skaneateles, N.Y., will host a five-day directed retreat for clergy and pastoral ministers. The retreat will be silent and include meals and a communal Eucharistic celebration each day. Retreat attendees will have the opportunity to meet with…

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Unity Acres family picnic

On Sunday, Aug. 18, Unity Acres, a non-profit organization that provides housing for men who are homeless, will be hosting their annual family picnic at the grounds of their facility, 2290 County Route 2 in Orwell, N.Y. The event will begin with an outdoor Mass at noon, followed by a…

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Jubilarians celebrated

   Bishop Robert J. Cunningham celebrated a special Mass May 28 to honor religious sisters marking jubilees in 2013. The bishop and many of the jubilarians are pictured above following the Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville.

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Students send love to veterans

   The kindergarten students at St. Mary’s Academy in Baldwinsville, pictured above, recently made cards for patients at the Syracuse Veterans Hospital in honor of Memorial Day.

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St. Anthony of Padua Italian Feast Day Celebration

Submitted by Bill Matts      St. Anthony of Padua Church, 300 Odell Ave., Endicott, will hold its annual St. Anthony Feast Day Celebration on church grounds June 7 through 9.    The weekend will kick off June 6 with a Michael Bublé tribute concert performed by Scott Keo, direct from…