RSSCategory: Catholic Identity

Sister Act

Sister Act

| February 5, 2014

Holy Cross School in Dewitt is proud to team up with its sister school, Cathedral Academy at Pompei, to collect school supplies, sneakers and healthy snacks for needy students. Students at Holy Cross will continue to support CAP with “wish list” items throughout the year.

Continue Reading

Television Sports Career Keeps Ludden Grad in Action

Television Sports Career Keeps Ludden Grad in Action

| February 5, 2014

BY CHRISTY PERRY When the red light on the studio camera flashes, it’s “go time” for WSYR-TV’s Sports Director Steve Infanti. It’s his signal that he’s live, on-air. It’s time to deliver the day’s sports stories to the people of Central New York. Infanti says he gets that same “go time” feeling when he’s back […]

Continue Reading

Good Samaritans

Good Samaritans

| February 5, 2014

Students at St. James School in Johnson City recently collected bedding, towels, toiletries, pots and pans and dishes for Samaritan House. The community service project filled a Samaritan House truck with items to benefit Southern Tier families in need.

Continue Reading

Stars and Stripes

Stars and Stripes

| February 4, 2014

St. Rose of Lima School in No. Syracuse honored those who served the U.S.A on Veterans Day 2013 with Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney.

Continue Reading

The Family That Prays Together, Stays (In Catholic School) Together

The Family That Prays Together, Stays (In Catholic School) Together

| February 4, 2014

He was a student in Central New York Catholic schools for 13 years. He now teaches French at Bishop Grimes Prep, where he won an award for his dedication to Catholic education. His wife also teaches at Grimes, and his two children are students at Blessed Sacrament. Pat Kinne attended Syracuse’s St Vin­cent’s, St. Lucy’s, Blessed […]

Continue Reading

Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes

| February 4, 2014

In order to bring the Gospel message to life by serving others, the 1st, 3rd and 4th grade reading buddies at St. John’s School, Binghamton, decided to sponsor a food drive to help the teenagers of the parish in their effort to feed the community’s hungry. The goal was to fill the shelves of Loaves and […]

Continue Reading

Schools Rally to Support One of Their Own Through Kelleigh’s Cause

Schools Rally to Support One of Their Own Through Kelleigh’s Cause

| February 4, 2014

BY KATHERINE LONG Before taking the microphone to speak to students and faculty at St. Mary’s Academy in Baldwinsville last April, Kelleigh Gustafson recalls panicking just a bit. At the time, Kelleigh, now a senior at Bishop Grimes Prep in East Syracuse, had never spoken to a crowd about arteriovenous malformation, the life-threatening vascular condition […]

Continue Reading

Smiling Faces

Smiling Faces

| February 4, 2014

First graders at St. Patrick’s School, Oneida, visit The Hazel Carpenter Home to sing songs and chat with the senior residents. Every grade at the school visits at some point throughout the school year, bringing the seniors a friendly face and giving student a sense of joy from giving back.

Continue Reading

St. Marianne Cope Central to Ludden Grad’s Life Story

St. Marianne Cope Central to Ludden Grad’s Life Story

| February 4, 2014

BY DYANN NASHTON I am not my story and my story is not who I am. The story of Saint Marianne Cope, Kate Mahoney said, is not only the saint’s story or the story of those who worked toward her sainthood. It is not just the story of those who happened to survive due to St. […]

Continue Reading

Celebrating the Mission

Celebrating the Mission

| February 4, 2014

With the blessing of Bishop Robert J. Cunningham, we celebrated the shared Mission Statement of the 22 schools in the Diocese of Syracuse at the Opening of Schools Liturgy. Representatives from each of the schools who serve on the Middle States Accreditation System Planning Team recently penned the statement for the school system. The writing process […]

Continue Reading