God forgives us!

God forgives us!

Lent is the season of forgiveness. It is a time for “returning to the Lord with our whole hearts” (Joel 2:13). For many of us this means that we need to do what we did or what our parents did for us at our Baptism — turn away from sin and Satan and...
Still more Sisters to celebrate!

Still more Sisters to celebrate!

In honor of National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14, and in conjunction with the Year of Consecrated Life, the Sun asked readers to submit personal reflections on how a special sister influenced his/her life. The response was so overwhelming that we chose to create...
Celebrating St. Joseph

Celebrating St. Joseph

On March 19, Catholics all over the world celebrate the feast day of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary and the foster father of Jesus. Considered the patron saint of many, including husbands, fathers, families, workers and the Catholic Church, St. Joseph’s feast...
Remembering Montgomery: Bishop Thomas Costello recalls marching, advocating for civil rights

Remembering Montgomery: Bishop Thomas Costello recalls marching, advocating for civil rights

On March 7, 1965, hundreds gathered in Selma, Ala., to march to Montgomery in support of civil and voting rights. That day came to be known as “Bloody Sunday” when marchers were violently attacked by law enforcement at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Rev. Martin Luther King led a second march to the bridge two days later. A third march began March 21, swelling to include some 25,000 people by the time it reached Montgomery’s Capitol March 25. Among those thousands in Montgomery was a young priest from Syracuse, Father Thomas Costello.


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