Singing for suppers

by Deacon Tom Piccianosun contributing writer JOHNSON CITY —- Charlie Hyland is a student with a cause…using his vocal talent to help feed the hungry. Hyland, a senior vocal performance major at Catholic University, will perform his third annual recital...

A good and holy cause

Blessed Marianne’s road to sainthood keeps Franciscan sisters active by luke egglestonsun staff writer The case for the sainthood of Blessed Mother Marianne Cope may have paused at the gates of Rome, but the efforts of her Franciscan sisters in the diocese that...

‘Complete fulfillment’

Msgr. James McCloskey enjoys his priesthood by Claudia MathisSUN staff writer During a March 16 plenary assembly with members of the Congregation for the Clergy, Pope Benedict XVI announced a Jubilee Year of the Priest beginning June 19, 2009. The pope will conclude...

Making connections

Catholic Charities Project Connect still linking suburbs and city by luke eggestonsun staff writer It has been 10 years since the inception of Project Connect by Catholic Charities of Onondaga County and the program has been a resounding success. The project was...

A peaceful refuge

Christ the King Retreat and Conference Center celebrates 15 years under the care of Syracuse Diocese By Claudia MathisSUN staff writer In 1994, Bishop Joseph O’Keefe agonized over whether the Syracuse Diocese should assume ownership of Christ the King Retreat...

A guiding light

New bishop offers Vespers Service  in Northern Region by luke egglestonsun staff writer OSWEGO — Bishop Robert Cunningham completed his circuit of regional Vespers Services on June 23 with a visit to St. Joseph’s Church. The bishop’s tour of the...