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Candlelight Vigil for Life

New Yorkers for Life will hold a silent protest of abortion expansion in New York State at 5 p.m. on April 15 outside the State Capitol in Albany’s West Capitol Park.            Members of the Diocese of Syracuse are invited to join others from across the state for this event….


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Career Day at St. Rose of Lima

Dr. Paul Blair, director of technology for the Skaneateles School District, was among the special guests at Career Day at St. Rose of Lima School in North Syracuse, where he showed students the inner workings of a computer. He is pictured above with first grade students (left to right) Nikki…


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Le Moyne Receives National Recognition for Community Service

   Le Moyne College has been named for the sixth consecutive year to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll that recognizes schools providing excellent service and leadership within their communities.       The award, presented by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the U.S. Department…


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Station of the Cross kick-off event held at Holy Cross

Catholic radio host and author Patrick Madrid (pictured at left) was one of the featured guests at the WTMI-88.7FM Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network kick-off event held March 24 at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt.    The event, which also included talks from Bishop Robert J. Cunningham and…


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Young musicians flourish in Cathedral Academy at Pompei Symphonic Music Program

Submitted by Patricia Schmidt In September 2012, Cathedral Academy at Pompei (CAP), an international school in the Roman Catholic tradition on the north side of Syracuse, was informed that the nonprofit group Imagine Syracuse was unable to continue funding the Young Musicians Project, a free after-school music program begun at…



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Hospital celebrates construction milestone

   On Feb. 15, employees of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse gathered at a construction area outside the hospital to watch a crane install the final beam of the new surgical suite.    Just prior to the beam being hoisted, St. Joseph’s recognized and honored the local unions…


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St. Pat’s party to raise money for scholarships

   UTICA — Thea Bowman House in Utica is hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day party on March 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DeSales Center, 309 Genesee St., Utica.    The event, which is free for all ages to attend, will offer entertainment, food including Irish…


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Students celebrate healthy teeth

  Good dental health and hygiene for children was a major February campaign for Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan. The health care provider worked with dental providers, schools and community organizations across the State to educate students and their parents on preventive and routine dental care….


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Students send uniforms to Haiti

   BINGHAMTON — Students at Seton Catholic Central High School in Binghamton sorted and packaged 1,000 school uniforms this fall for distribution at Catholic missions in Haiti.     The uniforms for the children in Haiti meant more than just clean clothing: it meant a way for the children of Haiti…