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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 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…

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New appointments announced

   Bishop Robert J. Cunningham has appointed Father John Canorro pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Fulton. He will remain pastor of St. Anne, Mother of Mary in Mexico and Christ Our Light in Pulaski. Father Canorro succeeds Father Stephen Wirkes, who served as pastor for twelve years. Father Canorro…

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Gael and grand marshals of Syracuse’s 32nd St. Patrick’s Parade announced

Syracuse’s 32nd St. Patrick’s Parade will march down “Nancy Duffy Lane” March 15, with Project Children host families and NewsChannel 9 as its grand marshals.    Janet Higgins, parade president, announced Jan. 16 at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant that this year’s parade will honor organizations that “are a…

Holy Trinity youth group raising ‘dough’ for pilgrimage

Nineteen young people from the youth group at Holy Trinity Church in Utica will be making a pilgrimage to Rome, Italy Feb. 16-24, and they’re using a unique method to help raise funds for the trip: Each month, the group bakes and sells babka, a traditional Polish bread. At Christmas,…

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Obituary Sr. Mary Celeste Burke, MFIC

   Sister Mary Celeste Burke, 94, died at Our Lady of the Angels Convent in Tenafly, N.J., Jan. 4.    Sister Celeste was born Annie Burke on May 3, 1919, in Liswilliam, Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon, Ireland. Her parents were John Burke and Bridget Kilroy.    She entered the Missionary Franciscan…