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Emergency shelter for homeless boys slated in Utica

By Tom Maguire Associate editor   Grady’s Way will soon be more than just one man’s philosophy of benevolence in Utica. Grady Faulkner helps troubled students. And in about 18 months, the Grady’s Way emergency shelter for homeless boys ages 12 to 18 is scheduled to open in a three-story…


Walk of mercy in Utica

Text and photos by Tom Loughlin, Jr. UTICA — St. Joseph and St. Patrick Church wrapped up its Pentecost Mass with the first annual Penitential Walk for God’s Mercy and an energetic spiritual concert by musical evangelist Mark Bolos’ band. More than 60 parishioners and community members participated, led by…


Career Day at St. Margaret’s

MATTYDALE — St. Margaret’s School held Career Day May 17. Students were asked to dress in a simple outfit reflecting what career they would like to have when they “grow up.” During the morning, a panel of speakers spoke about their chosen careers: Syracuse Chief of Police Frank Fowler; English professor…


2016 Religious Jubilarians

Compiled by Katherine Long and Tom Maguire Sun staff Each year the Diocese of Syracuse honors religious women and men who are celebrating milestone anniversaries. Here, the Sun profiles this year’s jubilarians and their years of dedicated service. 75 Years Sister Adele Bullock, OSF, is a native of Syracuse and…




A life of discipline in service to God and country

How Father Fuchs discovered that people are more important than things By Tom Maguire Associate editor Father Moritz A. Fuchs, a college man, was drafted by the Army and told he’d be given specialized duty, he recalled. The next thing he knew, he was training in a cottonmouth-infested swamp as…