Penance Service at St. Anthony / St. Agnes

On Monday, Dec. 18, at St. Anthony/St. Agnes Parish, the priests will gather along with their congregations at 7 p.m. for the annual East Side Penance Service. Plan to attend to take advantage of this…


Cunningham declares 2018 Year of Family

The following is from Bishop Robert Cunningham, of the Diocese of Syracuse: “In order to call attention to the focus on family, I am declaring a Year of Family in the diocese to commence the…



Epiphany Pageant coming in January

A Children’s Christmas/Epiphany Pageant will take place with children in grades pre-K through 8 invited to participate in our annual pageant. It will take place on Epiphany Sunday, Jan. 7, during the 10:30 a.m. Mass….


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….



More finding a home in our vibrant parish

The Roman Catholic Church has faced obstacles over the last several decades with fewer people identifying as Catholic and parishes merging or closing. According to the Wall Street Journal, roughly 81.6 million Americans — or…