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Youth's death prompts seminar at Gates church
Youth's death prompts seminar at Gates church
February 27, 2017

Makenna "Kenna" Dadey was, in the eyes of her friends Brooke Leary and Molly Westcott, a popular girl with an appealing sense of humor. What they remember best, they said, was her big heart.

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Local Catholics explore their faith
Local Catholics explore their faith
February 27, 2017

Sarah Goodenough felt a desire to come back to church again, thanks in part to her 7-year-old son, Sam.

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Mass recalls heroic efforts of late priest, nun
February 27, 2017

When they awoke on Feb. 20, 1967, Father George Weinmann and Sister Lilian Marie McLaughlin, SSND, did not know that by early afternoon they'd perform actions that would cost them their lives -- and render them modern-day martyrs in the eyes of many.

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Teacher pens children's book
Teacher pens children's book
February 27, 2017

Several years ago, when she was a graduate student pursuing a degree in education from St. John Fisher College, Jessica Dever wrote a children's book as part of one of her assignments. She never imagined, as she was putting that homemade book together, that she'd one day be reading it to students in her own classroom.

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McQuaid grad earns big finish on PGA Tour
February 23, 2017

Dominic Bozzelli, a 2009 graduate of McQuaid Jesuit High School, is making a big splash in his rookie season on the Professional Golfers Association tour.

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Pilgrims attend Mass for Life
Pilgrims attend Mass for Life
February 9, 2017

In the late evening of Jan 26th, 81 "anti-abortion activists,/pro-life pilgrims boarded 2 buses leaving Ithaca, NY to travel to the 43rd annual March For Life. 

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Epiphany celebration attracts families
Epiphany celebration attracts families
January 30, 2017

Most children are used to tagging along with their parents at various events where children are allowed or sometimes even welcomed to attend. At a recent Epiphany celebration in Penn Yan, however, children not only were welcomed, but they were the guests of honor.

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