Santa Claus comes to town

St. Nick talks to students about the real reason for the season By Katherine LongSun associate editor Ting-ting-ting. A roomful of little heads turned, trying to make out the noise. “Do you hear some bells?” Immaculate Conception School (IC) principal...

Father Mike Bassano shares his Christmas story

By Father Mike Bassano, MMSun contributing writer Greetings from Tanzania. We never know nor can we control how life will turn out as we live each day. What we do know is that the presence of God within us guides and inspires us to live fully. The gift of Christmas is...

Flooding causes closure of Blessed Sacrament Church

By Deacon Tom Picciano Sun contributing writer JOHNSON CITY —Tony Miller walked out of Blessed Sacrament Church for the last time with a camel resting in his arms. Miller has memories of one of the larger figures of the parish nativity set....

Father Gregg LeStrange leaves loving legacy

By Katherine LongSun associate editor Family, friends, colleagues and parishioners filled St. Joseph’s Church in Camillus to overflowing last week, gathering to say goodbye to Father Gregory LeStrange. Father LeStrange passed away Dec. 13 after a battle with...

Making spirits bright at St. Lucy’s

By Katherine LongSun associate editor Retired teachers. National Honor Society members. CYO teammates. Grandmothers, teenagers, dads and young professionals. Young and old, city dwellers and suburbanites, they came together last weekend for a common purpose: bringing...