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No matter in what capacity, Joe Furgol serves others

Joe Furgol served the country in the Army in the 1960s, was a Utica firefighter for nearly 30 years and has been and still is an Oneida County legislator. At Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament, Joe continues to serve others. You attended Brandegee grammar school and Proctor High School. After graduating, you joined the Army […]

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Parish Communion Breakfast scheduled for Oct. 20

Plan to attend our annual Parish Communion Breakfast. It will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, following the 10:30 a.m. Mass at Daniele’s Banquet Specialists in New Hartford. A hot breakfast buffet has been arranged. Tickets are $14 per person, children younger than 12 are $10 and children 5 or younger are admitted free. Tickets soon […]

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Hope Appeal still very short of goal; please help out

Please consider making a donation to the annual Hope Appeal, which serves many families in our diocese. As of Aug. 30, we have $25,847.59 in gifts/pledges from 210 households. This is more than 58 precent of our assessment of $37,428. Submit your donations or pledges directly in the envelope provided, or send it to the […]

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12 good shepherds have guided parish for nearly 125 years

When the Rev. Joseph Salerno was named pastor of St. Mary of Mount Carmel in 1991, it came as a bit of a surprise. He had spent several months training to become a hospital chaplain and expected to become part of the pastoral care team at Community General Hospital in Syracuse. It didn’t turn out […]