• Lately, I’ve caught myself moping a bit because it’s time to close down our swimming pool for the season – soon to be followed by the parka, gloves and ice scraper all coming out of...

    Father Bill Brown walks from Brockport to Bergen along Route 19 May 23, 2003 as part of his trek through New York to raise money for missions in Peru. (Courier file photo)
  • I am sure I am not alone in reliving where I was on Sept. 11, 2001.

    A woman and child place flowers at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum during Sept. 11 ceremonies to mark the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York. Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks in New York City and Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon. (CNS photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
  • We are just days away from Labor Day — which means another summer has come and gone, and students and teachers will be heading back to school. Included in this is our diocesan...

    <p>Jimmy Muscatella receives a blessing from Father Michael Schramel, pastor of Parish of the Holy Family in Gates. (Photo by Natalie Costanza)  </p>