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Bishop Cunningham speaks at Theology on Tap

  Bishop Robert J. Cunningham was the guest speaker at Theology on Tap Jan. 16, held at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Syracuse. Theology on Tap is a monthly event hosted by the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry that offers young Catholics in their 20s and 30s an opportunity…


Celebrating St. Marianne Cope

   Assumption Church in Syracuse held a special Mass and panel presentation Jan. 23 to mark the feast day of St. Marianne Cope. The evening of prayer and celebration featured presentations on St. Marianne’s life, work and legacy from (left to right above) Kate Mahoney, whose recovery from multiple organ…


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Presentations on morality of drones to be held

   What is the moral basis for our foreign lethal drones? Bishop Richard E. Pates, chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has posed this question.    The Diocese of Syracuse Presbyteral (Priests) Council responds with presentations on the morality…


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Register for Ignite 2014

   Ignite, the annual men’s conference sponsored by the Diocese of Syracuse, is currently taking early registrations for the 2014 event, “Return to the Lord.”    The conference will be held at the SRC Center on the campus of Onondaga Community College March 29 from 8 a.m to 5 p.m….


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Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet affirm new leadership team

The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet affirmed its new leadership team on Jan. 11 at a ceremony at the Motherhouse St. Louis.    The new Congregational Leadership Team members are Sisters Danielle Bonetti and Miriam Ukeritis from the Albany Province, Sister Barbara Dreher from the St….


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‘My Lucky Tummy’ to be held at the Alibrandi Catholic Center

  On Feb. 8 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., the St. Thomas More Foundation (Catholic campus ministry) at Syracuse University and the Silver Knight Foundation of Syracuse will co-host “My Lucky Tummy.” The food tasting event looks to Syracuse’s refugee and New American communities for culture, perspective and incredible…


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Benefit for Catholic Schools of Broome County

   BINGHAMTON — The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) of the Southern Tier is sponsoring its 6th Annual Green Tie Dinner March 7 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Traditions at the Glen, Johnson City.    The evening will include cocktail hour, dinner, entertainment and a jewelry raffle.    Former…


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Ladies food and faith night

   All women in the Diocese of Syracuse are invited to a special evening of faith, food and fellowship sponsored by the John Paul II Center for Women and Elizabeth Ministry on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at Twin Trees Too restaurant, 1029 Milton Ave., Syracuse. Speaker Andrea L. Blair…


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Mid-year McDevitt grant reports due

   The Office of Stewardship & Development reminds all McDevitt grant recipients that mid-year reports are due on Thursday, Jan. 31. Report forms were sent to pastors and parish diocesan email addresses in November. They can also be found on the diocesan website at www.syrdio.org under Giving and Donations. Mid-year…


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Organ, carillon available

   Both a church organ and a carillon are available to a parish or non-profit organization in the diocese.     The organ, donated by Maria Martinez, is an Allen Model RC-1 special and comes with all the original owner’s and service manuals. Interested music directors and pastors can make an…