Priest Prayers

by Deacon Tom Picciano sun contributing writer ENDICOTT — “I think of all those priests who quietly present Christ’s words and actions each day to the faithful and to the whole world, striving to be one with the Lord in their thoughts and...

Student housing

School thrives with innovations to its curriculum By Claudia Mathis Sun staff writer There’s a sense of renewed energy and confidence at Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School these days. The enhanced environment is a result of the changes former Ludden science...

Angels at work

First grader faces illness with courage and faith By Connie Berry SUN editor NORTH SYRACUSE — Brianna Belair likes cupcakes with strawberry frosting and purple sprinkles. She has a beautiful smile and she doesn’t hold anything back. Brianna, a first grader...

Net gains

Web site connects givers with receivers By Connie Berry SUN editor Looking for someone to take away that old sofa that doesn’t match the new decor in the living room? A safe bet would be that there’s a parish someplace or a refugee family or a youth center...

Da Vinci robot comes to Lourdes Hospital

By Jennika Baines SUN Assoc. Editor BINGHAMTON — Leonardo da Vinci may have conceived of the helicopter and the tank, but he never could have thought of this. Surgeons at Lourdes Hospital have started using a state-of-the-art robotic machine called the da Vinci...