‘Thankful for every memory’

St. Daniel-St. Matthew Academy will close at the end of the school year By Connie Berry SUN editor EAST SYRACUSE — When St. Daniel School and St. Matthew’s School combined in 2007 it wasn’t anticipated that their efforts would result in closing the...

Catholic schools celebrate

Light the Way will honor priests and others who impacted Catholic schools The Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Syracuse will host the fourth annual Light the Way Dinner Dance on Friday, Jan. 29 in the Oncenter Complex. The event will honor Sue Castilla with the...

A marriage of ministry

Wives of deacons in formation meet regularly to discuss their role, faith By Jennika Baines SUN Assoc. Editor When a man becomes a priest, there is a lengthy process of personal discernment and preparation. When a man becomes a deacon, however, that process of...

Learning calories

St. Mary’s in Cortland teaches students how to be healthy By Jennika Baines SUN Assoc. Editor CORTLAND — Candy sales and bake sales are a part of Catholic school tradition — great for raising money, not so great for watching waistlines. St....

One woman’s heroic virtue

Bl. Mother Marianne Cope’s cause for sainthood continues By Connie Berry SUN editor At a time when “Just sit there and look pretty” might describe the popular concept of women in U.S. society, Mother Marianne far exceeded those expectations. In her...

Mother Marianne’s biography is reprinted

By Connie Berry SUN editor The definitive biography of Blessed Marianne Cope, Pilgrimage & Exile, has a new look. The reprint was produced by Mutual Publishing and features a new, more modern cover design. The book, written by Sister Mary Laurence Hanley, OSF, and...

Health and Wellness roundup

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center is now on the popular social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. The sites are specific to the hospital’s maternal child services and feature regular labor and delivery tips for moms-to-be, as well as the latest news...

Reflections on Catholic education

By Emily Edwards SUN contributing writer BINGHAMTON — Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the patron of my high school, Seton Catholic Central, once said “The goal of all Catholic Education must be the example of the joyful love and selfless service so that young...

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