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Regional Life

Teens feel effects of homelessness
Teens feel effects of homelessness Photo courtesy of Ashley Blank
June 22, 2015

Around 1 a.m. on May 31, young teens ventured outside St. Catherine of Siena Church to occupy the cardboard beds they'd made earlier in the evening. Their structures had already incurred damage due to thunderstorms that had just passed through.

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Auburn retreat aimed at strengthening marriages
Auburn retreat aimed at strengthening marriages
May 19, 2015

Is it possible to strengthen a marriage in just half of one day?

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Priest recalls Nepal quake
Priest recalls Nepal quake
May 19, 2015

When a devastating earthquake shook Nepal on April 25, Father Edison Tayag thought perhaps his time on earth was about to come to an abrupt end.

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Owego school special to the end
Owego school special to the end
May 19, 2015

As she went to check on students playing at outdoor recess, Paula Smith paused to admire some of their artwork on a hallway wall.

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Parishes spread their goodness around town
Parishes spread their goodness around town
April 24, 2015

More than 130 volunteers from the Eastern Greece/Charlotte parishes performed chores and provided companionship at sites in the city of Rochester and town of Greece April 11.

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Volunteers aid neighbors during day of service
Volunteers aid neighbors during day of service
April 24, 2015

A woman with eight children walked into a winter-coat distribution held March 14 at the Rushville Town Hall. A group of volunteers from St. Benedict Parish, including Krissy Owens and her sons, Ethan and Bradley, were able to provide winter coats for all eight children.

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Holy Family lends big support to Kenyan school
Holy Family lends big support to Kenyan school
April 23, 2015

Although he now lives half a world away, Father Stephen Karani remains deeply attached to his home village of Gitare, Kenya -- a poor farming community where educational opportunities have been notably limited.

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Students raise money, earn show
Students raise money, earn show
April 22, 2015

It's not every day that someone takes a pie in the face in order to promote awareness of the dignity of human life, yet third-grade teacher Sarah Baker did just that during a recent assembly at St. Mary School.

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Ithaca parish shows mission spirit
Ithaca parish shows mission spirit
April 22, 2015

She is physically in Ithaca, but Bridget Fetsko's heart remains some 1,700 miles away.

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