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Seton Saints win state basketball title

 Hanna Strawn scores 26 points in final, wins MVP award By Tom Maguire, Associate editor When the bus carrying the Seton Catholic Central High School girls basketball team hit the Binghamton city line, the police showed up. Not to worry: The officers were there to give the team a glorious escort back to…


Seton Saints advance to girls state basketball final

By Tom Maguire, Associate editor TROY — Ava McCann started the game with three 3-pointers in 90 seconds as the Seton Catholic Central High School basketball team advanced to the Class B state-championship game with a 79-54 victory over Beekmantown on March 17.


Saints top Lady Gaelic Knights and head to states

Seton’s Lexi Levy scores 29 points in regional win By Tom Maguire, Associate editor Bishop Ludden had a big “motor,” but Seton Catholic owned the Run-and-Gun Highway. The two high school girls basketball teams battled in classic Catholic-vs.-Catholic style March 11: loud crowd, flashy “gym rat” moves, long passes, full-court drives, and good…


Seton Catholic wins over Ludden, will head to state semis

By Tom Maguire, Associate editor Lexus Levy scored from everywhere with a dizzying array of moves as Seton Catholic defeated Bishop Ludden 71-60 in the Class B regional basketball girls playoff game today at Onondaga Community College. Helping out were Julia Hauer, Ava McCann and Hanna Strawn. Next up are…



Bishop Moynihan remembered as ‘an inspiration’ at vigil

By Katherine Long, Editor Most Rev. James M. Moynihan was remembered as an inspiration, a friend, and an example during a vigil service celebrated for him at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception March 9. Bishop Robert J. Cunningham, diocesan clergy, religious, family members, friends, and faithful gathered for the evening…


Bishop Moynihan’s body received at Cathedral

By Katherine Long, Editor Clear, poignant notes played by a single bagpiper greeted the body of Most Rev. James M. Moynihan as he arrived at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception March 9. Msgr. Timothy Elmer, vicar general of the diocese, played “The Mist-Covered Mountains of Home,” a slow march, as…



Catholics called to stand against ‘alt-right’ views but seek dialogue

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) – When the Conservative Political Action Conference, popularly known as CPAC, met near Washington in late February, the event’s main organizer did everything possible to separate the annual gathering from a fringe group it said it wants no part of and whose…


Lenten regulations 2017

All adults, from the completion of their 18th year to the beginning of their 60th year, are expected to fast. All who have completed their 14th year are bound by abstinence. All Fridays in the season of Lent are days of abstinence. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are both days…