Faith and service: foundational blocks in building catechesis

Faith and service: foundational blocks in building catechesis

This is the third of four installments in a series on the work of the Office of Catechesis and the different models of catechetical instruction in the Diocese.  By Dc. Tom Picciano | Contributing Writer “We teach our children that Jesus Christ is in...
With song and seeds, kids brighten this little chapel of mine

With song and seeds, kids brighten this little chapel of mine

By Tom Maguire | Associate editor The rest of the school had a test day; the kindergartners through second graders got their quiz from the Bishop. Bishop Douglas J. Lucia presided at a Blessing of the Seeds Ceremony April 27 at the Most Holy Rosary chapel in Syracuse....
In memoriam: Sister Kathleen Ann Mathew Osbelt, OSF

In memoriam: Sister Kathleen Ann Mathew Osbelt, OSF

Sister Kathleen Osbelt, OSF, died May 4, 2022, at Francis House, the home for the terminally ill that she had founded in 1991 in Syracuse.  Sister was born in Syracuse, to Roy M. and Anna Mae Osbelt. She was 71 years of age and had been a Sister of St. Francis...
Polish dignitaries visit Cathedral, talk about Ukraine

Polish dignitaries visit Cathedral, talk about Ukraine

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception hosted notable guests this past week as the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland and his team visited the diocesan mother church.  Bishop Douglas J. Lucia welcomed Piotr Gliński and his delegation, conducting a tour of...
Catholic Sun associate editor Tom Maguire wins writing contest

Catholic Sun associate editor Tom Maguire wins writing contest

Catholic Sun associate editor Tom Maguire took a first place in the 44th annual Professional Recognition Awards of the Syracuse Press Club. SPC members are journalists, educators, students and communications professionals working in Central and Northern New...

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