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CBA junior class visits Washington, D.C.

   DEWITT — The junior class at Christian Brothers Academy visited Washington D.C. March 13-15. During the trip, the class toured the various monuments, commemorative sites and museums set in the nation’s capital. While in D.C., students took a walking tour of the Vietnam War Memorial, the Roosevelt Memorial, the…


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Online Christian Spirituality Course

   Now offered at St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry is an online hybrid graduate course which investigates various Christian spiritual traditions, and establishes a foundation for those seeking Christian discipleship. Particular attention will be given to contemplative, holiness, charismatic, social justice, evangelical and sacramental traditions. Face-to-face sessions on…


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Students care

    DEWITT — Students at Holy Cross School in DeWitt had a “Dress Down Day” to raise money for Amaus Medical Services.  Amaus Medical Services at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse is a walk-in interim primary care facility for persons who are without insurance and with limited…


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2014 Frank Fernandez Business Leader of the Year

   On Thursday, April 24, the Le Moyne College Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Departments of Accounting and Business Administration, will honor Kurt Ohliger, class of 1986, with the 2014 Frank Fernandez Business Leader of the Year Award. The award will be presented as part of the 28th Annual Accounting…


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St. James Church trip

   St. James Church in Syracuse, is sponsoring a trip to Stockbridge, Mass., on Wednesday, June 11 to visit the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy. Lunch at the historic Red Lion Inn will be included in the visit. The cost of the event is $85 per person and includes transportation, lunch and driver…


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Travel to Kentucky with the Sisters of St. Francis

   Women ages 18 to 45 are invited to join with the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities as they travel to David, Kentucky, July 18-25 to repair homes for people in need. Volunteers will give of their time and talent and also have the opportunity to experience…


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Bishop Clark presents on Pope Francis

   Bishop Emeritus Matthew H. Clark of the Diocese of Rochester presented “Pope Francis: One Year in Office” at SUNY College at Cortland March 18.   About 70 people attended the lecture, hosted by the Clark Center for International Education and the O’Heron Newman Catholic Center, according to SUNY Cortland director…


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Comedy show is good, clean family fun

   Pat and John Shea, comedians from Long Island who specialize in clean, family-friendly comedy, and will perform at Christ the King Retreat House and Conference Center, 500 Brookford Rd., Syracuse, on March 29 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The evening includes the comedy show and dinner for $25….



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Catholic Charities of Onondaga County receives grant to assist refugees

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County was recently notified that the agency was selected for a New York State Refugee Social Services Program (RSSP) award in the amount of up to $3,019,010 for a 60-month contract term beginning April 1, 2014.   The RSSP grant will be administered through the New…