A reminder: The Church is needed everywhere

Editor’s note: Father Peter Major, MHM, who grew up in Skaneateles, lives at the Church of Our Lady of Pompei-St. Peter in Syracuse. A member of the Mill Hill Missionaries, he worked in Borneo, Kenya, and Sudan. These days, he figures that he is the missionary...
Missionary moved by scene in South Sudan

Missionary moved by scene in South Sudan

As he serves the people, Father Bassano also takes note of nature By Tom Maguire | Associate editor Father Michael Bassano, MM, has resumed his missionary work in South Sudan at his usual brisk pace. Father Bassano grew up in Binghamton and was ordained...
Annual Healing Weekend for Separated and Divorced Nov. 3 & 4

Annual Healing Weekend for Separated and Divorced Nov. 3 & 4

Dear Friends in Christ, On November 3rd & 4th, 2018, we will celebrate our 33rd Annual Healing Weekend for those who endure separation and divorce in the Diocese of Syracuse. Our theme focuses on God’s hopeful promise to be with those who go through...
Restored statue blessed at IC School

Restored statue blessed at IC School

The statue of Mother Mary is now back at Immaculate Conception School in Fayetteville after undergoing restoration. Father Thomas Ryan offered the special blessing of the statue Oct. 10 in front of the faculty, staff, and pre-K to sixth-grade...
Assumption class reunion

Assumption class reunion

SYRACUSE — Assumption Catholic Academy’s Class of 1958 celebrated 60 years Oct. 14 with Mass at Assumption and a gathering at Tuscarora Country...
Nice autumn day on the farm for IC kids

Nice autumn day on the farm for IC kids

By Immaculate Conception School The Immaculate Conception School first-grade class of Mary Ellen Mitscher made a field trip Oct. 9 to Our Farm in Manlius. The pupils have been learning about pumpkins and farm animals in the classroom. Since 1985, the family-owned farm...