God in meter and rhyme

Local scholar, poet explores science and faith in debut collection by luke egglestonsun staff writer Since the 1950s, the Catholic Church has sought to amend its once complicated relationship with science. Starting with Pope Pius XII’s 1950 encyclical Humani...

Father flux

Franciscan Father John Ruffo is no stranger to change by luke egglestonsun staff writer Few clerics are as familiar with change as Assumption Church’s new rector, Father John Ruffo, OFM Conv. After splitting his first 18 years of ministry as a Franciscan between...

Brewing a heartier faith

Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry offers Theology on Tap By Claudia MathisSUN staff writer Kitty Hoynes Pub & Restaurant, Armory Square in Syracuse was the setting for some stimulating discussion about faith and daily life on July 9. The discussion was...

Finding your way

Spiritual direction  enhances relationships with God By Connie BerrySUN editor Striving for Christian perfection is a lifelong mission. Much relevant reading material on St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross or even St. Francis de Sales’ own The Devout...

O Holy Knights

Syracuse Diocese benefits from various Knights organizations By Claudia MathisSUN staff writer Religious service organizations are a valuable enhancement to any diocese. The Syracuse Diocese is fortunate to have four exceptional orders of knighthood in its midst. They...

Watching over his kids

Guardian Angel  Society continues to be a godsend By Connie BerrySUN editor It was more than a decade ago when Father Joseph Champlin founded the Guardian Angel Society (GAS) and it’s more than a year since his death in January of 2008. His legacy continues...