Lions, Lambs, Knights … oh my!

Lions, Lambs, Knights … oh my!

Submitted by Deacon Gary DiLallo Special to the Catholic Sun MAINE — On Friday, Aug. 21, the planning and preparation began for the Saturday, Aug. 22, food giveaway. Over 150 boxes of food donated by CHOW were enhanced with donations of food from Most Holy...
Sister sees globe in hands of great protector — St. Francis

Sister sees globe in hands of great protector — St. Francis

Her painting serves as reminder that friends in heaven are with us By Tom Maguire | Associate editor The singing paused but the painting endures. Song is banned during the coronavirus pandemic for the sisters at the Franciscan Villa in Syracuse. Vocally quiet for now,...
Gleam team: College students help  Johnson City church shine

Gleam team: College students help Johnson City church shine

By Deacon Tom Picciano | Contributing writer JOHNSON CITY — On a recent morning, Emily Gibson was meticulously hand-sanding a side door at St. James Church. “I had already done all the front three doors, so yesterday I sanded down this door,” Gibson...
End-of-life palliative care issues: The Sacrament of the Sick

End-of-life palliative care issues: The Sacrament of the Sick

By Dr. Paul Fiacco and Father Charles Vavonese | Special to the Catholic Sun Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles that will explain and explore the Church’s teachings on end-of-life and palliative care issues. Dr. Paul Fiacco is the president...
Local catechetical leader earns national certification

Local catechetical leader earns national certification

By Tom Maguire and Katherine Long | Catholic Sun staff Catherine Mackey’s journey to teaching young people about the Catholic faith began more than 20 years ago with a request from her young daughter: “Will you please be my teacher?” “Had she...

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