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Southern Tier

February 21, 2017
Tioga Living Stations: 40 years and counting
Tioga Living Stations: 40 years and counting

Since early January, 35 or so youths have convened twice per week at Apalachin's St. Margaret Mary Church to rehearse for Living Stations of the Cross. They'll also commit every Friday night during Lent to their dramatic depiction of Jesus' passion, traveling to several parts of the Southern Tier. 

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
February 21, 2017
Stations schedule set

Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick's annual Living Stations of the Cross will take place each Friday of Lent at the following locations. 

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February 21, 2017
Bishop Matano will speak at pro-life dinner

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano will be the special guest speaker at the fifth-annual Sharon Pearte Dinner. The event will take place Sunday, March 12, at 5 p.m. at the St. Mary Southside gymnasium, 224 Franklin St., Elmira.

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February 21, 2017
Ministry offers support for loss of babies

Emotional, spiritual and practical help is available in the Diocese of Rochester for people affected by miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss.

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February 21, 2017
Event keys on eating, heating
Event keys on eating, heating

Positive vibes were everywhere on Jan. 28 at "Eat for Heat'' -- an annual event so named because it raises funds to help folks struggling with utility costs.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
February 21, 2017
Young adults live out call to mission

From Jan. 15-21, three students from Ithaca College and five from Cornell visited Nazareth Farm in West Virginia to perform volunteer labor for the rural poor. Then, on Jan. 27, three Cornell students took part in the March for Life in Washington, D.C., joining tens of thousands of people from across the United States. 

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
February 21, 2017
St. Agnes School students celebrate Catholic Schools Week
St. Agnes School students celebrate Catholic Schools Week

The week of January 30th – February 3rd was National Catholic Schools Week.

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Courtesy of Karen Fetzner
January 30, 2017
Men discuss ministry at Steuben parish
Men discuss ministry at Steuben parish

Ministry in the Catholic Church comes in a variety of forms, as four men affiliated with All Saints Parish can attest.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
January 30, 2017
New principal embraces St. Agnes community
New principal embraces St. Agnes community

While interviewing for the principal's position at St. Agnes School, Elizabeth Jensen received a memorable assessment from Dr. Gerald Benjamin, the outgoing principal, who was sitting in on the interview process.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
January 30, 2017
Home blessings highlight new year
Home blessings highlight new year

For Catholics in Schuyler and Steuben counties, ringing in the new year isn't limited to champagne toasts and noisemakers.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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