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Tiny homes, big welcome

By Katherine Long, Editor With words of gratitude and a wide smile July 22, Dolphus Johnson cut the ribbon strung across the front porch of 112 Rose Avenue in Syracuse — the address he now calls home. Please follow and like us:



Pope expresses shock over violence in French church

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) —The murder of a priest in northern France, taken hostage with a handful of other faithful during a weekday morning Mass July 26, is another act of “absurd violence” added to too many stories of senseless violence and death, said the…


Live from World Youth Day

A group of 45 pilgrims led by the diocesan Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry is in Poland for World Youth Day 2016. Pilgrim Samantha Pare is sending daily dispatches from the trip — read them below and be sure to check back regularly for updates! Please follow and…


Walkers and runners take steps to help Emmaus Ministry

By Katherine Long, Editor More than 175 walkers and runners stepped off from Columbus Circle in downtown Syracuse July 23, participating in the Run Your Faith “To The Streets” Walk & Run to support St. James Emmaus Ministry. Please follow and like us:




Archbishop Gregory to chair USCCB task force on race

By Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta has been appointed as chair of a new task force of the U.S. bishops to deal with racial issues brought into public consciousness following a series of summertime shootings that left both citizens and police…