Save 3 lives by giving blood May 31

The American Red Cross will be returning from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 31, in the gymnasium for a blood drive. What a wonderful way to donate one hour of your time to save…


Annual novena begins May 23

The Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel will begin on Wednesday, May 23, and will conclude Wednesday, July 18. Plan to attend, remind your friends.



You can help feed hungry at Hope House

On the second Sunday of every month, our parish serves the hungry of the community at Hope House. Parish volunteers have done this for almost 30 years. The work consists of setting up, serving food…


Power of faith: Stories of trusting in God

“You have cancer.” Three words no one wants to hear. “I have faith.” Three words we all hope we can say when confronted with that diagnosis. Mike Zasa, Laurie Siniscarco and Bob Piperata and his…


Leigh rewrites definition of retirement

Leigh D’Agostino has worked for nearly her whole life, including now in retirement. She was retail manager at the former Doyle-Knower and was tour manager at the F.X. Matt Brewing Co. She volunteers at the…


A few words about funerals, cremations

Because November is the month of All Souls, it may be of some value to consider the current trends in dealing with the commending, honoring and praying for those beloved among us who pass away….