Catholic Courier

Chemung-Schuyler

January 3, 2017
Efforts enhance Christmas cheer in Tier
Efforts enhance Christmas cheer in Tier

Courier photo by Jeff Witherow

Thanks to the dedication of Catholic parishes, schools and agencies across the Southern Tier, residents of the region have enjoyed more gifts, greater amounts of food and a deeper sense of human kindness this past Advent and Christmas season.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
December 21, 2016
Christmas Mass Times

Here is a list of Christmas Mass times for parishes in Chemung and Schuyler Counties. Read More

December 5, 2016
Huddle earns third place at New York City Marathon

Molly Huddle, a 2002 graduate of Elmira Notre Dame High School, ran her first-ever marathon Nov. 6, taking third place in the women's division.

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December 5, 2016
Celebrating Chemung-Schuyler individuals/organizations

The Catholic Courier celebrates the achievements and milestones of diocesan individuals and organizations in Chemung and Schuyler counties:

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November 28, 2016
Elmira parishes honor veterans
Elmira parishes honor veterans

Not long after the parish life committees for Elmira's Catholic parishes were consolidated last year, members noted that a comprehensive listing of local Catholic military veterans hadn't been compiled since World War II.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
October 17, 2016
Woman receives veterans' honor

Gloria B. Misnick was awarded the Order of St. Agnes Medal and Award on Aug. 13 in recognition for her humanitarianism and service to God, country and home.

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October 5, 2016
Parishes, organizations partnered to serve summer meals
Parishes, organizations partnered to serve summer meals

Social-ministry leaders from St. Mary Our Mother in Horseheads and Blessed Sacrament and Christ the Redeemer parishes in Elmira, along with members of the Chemung County Ladies of Charity and the Knights of Columbus, partnered with Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler during the summer to serve free summer lunches to 30 to 40 children daily at Thorne Street Park in Horseheads. 

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Contributed by Chemung/Schuyler Catholic Charities
September 29, 2016
Mission work helps change lives for the better
Mission work helps change lives for the better

Not unlike many peers, a group from Elmira Notre Dame High School spent a portion of the summer traveling.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
September 6, 2016
Tier embraces World Youth Day
Tier embraces World Youth Day

Despite World Youth Day 2016 being based in Poland, its focus on young Catholics extended to the Southern Tier thanks to special events in Chemung and Schuyler counties.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
August 8, 2016
Catholic Charities launches back-to-school drive

In partnership with local businesses, Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler is collecting through mid-August new or like-new sneakers and backpacks, as well as new school supplies, to benefit local children in need.

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