‘A Parent’s Prayer:’ Words of wisdom for adults, children to contemplate

I have a vision. It is of all of us standing before the Lord on judgment day. And the Lord will say: “I was hungry and you fed me, thirsty and you gave me drink, naked and you clothed me, homeless and you sheltered me, imprisoned and you visited me.” Puzzled, we will respond: “When, […]


John and Terry Reale Immaculata recipients

The Diocese of Syracuse recognizes and honors lay people whose service to their parish is extraordinary. The honoree is a person or couple whose love of the church has been shown through their devotion to the Holy Father, the diocese and their parish. This year, John and Terry Reale received this award at the Cathedral […]


Grief takes time, so give it all that it might need

It has been said “the measure of your grief is the measure of your love.” Popular culture can lead us to believe that we should have “moved on” by now, “gotten over it” and “gotten on with life.” But our grieving is part of our life, not something removed from it. And there is nothing […]