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Advent / Christmas concert taking place Dec. 22

The Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish Advent/ Christmas concert, “The Truth Shall Make You Free,” will take place at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, in the church at Jay, Catherine and Mohawk streets in Utica. The event is free and open to the public.

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Gallery: More than 100 enjoy Breakfast with Santa

More than 100 children and adults gathered for the annual Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 8, following the 10:30 a.m. Mass. They were treated to pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee and more. Of course, Mr. and Mrs. Claus paid a visit. Here are some images from the event:

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Advent Penance Service Dec. 16 at Lourdes

In keeping with the diocesan “The Light Is On” campaign, the area-wide Penance Service will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Priests from area parishes will be availa­ble to hear confessions during those hours. Following the Penance Service from 7 to 8 p.m., […]

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Beverly Franz 2019 Immaculata Award Winner

Beverly Franz received the Immaculata Medallion at a vesper service Dec. 8 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse. The Immaculata Medallion is an award recognizing and honoring lay people who generously and unselfishly volunteer time and service to their parish. It was in­stituted in December 2011 as a component of the celebration […]