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Regional Life

Deacon raises funds for teen's surgery
Deacon raises funds for teen's surgery Courier photos by Jeff Witherow
February 1, 2016

It's an unlikely friendship, but it's one that was meant to be.

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Parish offers course on finances
Parish offers course on finances
February 1, 2016

The words "financial" and "peace" are not often found next to each other, noted Mark Cazer, a member of St. Peter Parish in Shortsville, Phelps and Clifton Springs.

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New principal starts at Auburn school
New principal starts at Auburn school
February 1, 2016

As a former athletic director, Michael Carney knows well the importance of teamwork, and he brings that perspective to his new role as principal at St. Joseph School in Auburn.

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Tier groups shake off cancellations, stage local Marches for Life
Tier groups shake off cancellations, stage local Marches for Life
February 1, 2016

Inclement weather kept numerous Southern Tier folks from attending the Jan. 22 March for Life in Washington, D.C., as planned.

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Hornell chapel offers special connection with Christ
Hornell chapel offers special connection with Christ
January 25, 2016

Over the past 15 years, Isabel Nobilski has maintained a weekly one-hour ritual at a time most of us are asleep -- from 2 to 3 a.m. each Tuesday. Also since 2001, Donna Kull has been equally dedicated to her Sunday slot of 7 to 8 a.m.

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Knights' good works spread across Tier
Knights' good works spread across Tier
November 30, 2015

The latest Knights of Columbus council to surface in the Southern Tier is thriving, and there may soon be an additional council on the scene as well.

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Local parishes go green
Local parishes go green
November 30, 2015

Last spring Pope Francis released his much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, titled Laudato Si': On Care For Our Common Home. 

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Former rectory to serve as temporary homeless shelter
Former rectory to serve as temporary homeless shelter
November 20, 2015

A homeless advocacy group and St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish announced plans for a temporary homeless shelter during a press conference Nov. 19.

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Youths step up for animals in need
Youths step up for animals in need
November 2, 2015

Last year, when the confirmation group at St. Mary Our Mother Parish in Horseheads began brainstorming potential community-service initiatives, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals quickly became a focal point.

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