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Congratulations Rev. Jason Charles Hage!
On Saturday, June 7th, 2014, Rev. Jason Charles Hage was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Cunningham at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse. You may remember seeing Fr. Jason out on the basketball court at the Men in Black games! Please keep him in your prayers as he begins his ministry as the newest priest in the Diocese of Syracuse! Check out his ordination here!
SUMMER 2014 ANNOUNCEMENT!
It is with great excitement that we announce that the John Donnelly Memorial Garden received a special grant from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development through the Diocese of Syracuse! The money from this grant will be used to help us expand our garden project that we started last year that aims to provide our pantry with fresh produce! We can’t wait to get working. Let’s hope and pray for another fruitful summer! Below are the new details!
Vacation Bible School VOLUNTEERS!
July 14th-18th @ St. James
Volunteers needed 8:30am-12pm, M-F (Grades 6+) VBS Volunteer Form 2014
Contact Eric Davis @ email@example.com
TRIP TO DORNEY PARK!!!
Wednesday, July 30th
Bus Leaves: 9am, Return Time: TBA
Cost: $30, FREE for altar servers
*YOU MUST REGISTER WITH DEPOSIT AND PERMISSION SLIP NO LATER THAN JULY 4th!
**Parent chaperones needed as well! Dorney Park Permission Slip 2014
Cookout & Kayaks!
Saturday, July 19th, 12pm
An afternoon @ Dorchester Park of kayaking and BBQ!
(We will be renting kayaks there)
Leave for the park from SJ @ 12pm & will return @ 4pm
Cost: $ 4, RSVP by Monday, 7/14(Parent volunteers needed too!)
CALLING ALL MIDDLE SCHOOLERS FOR A TRIP TO NIAGARA FALLS!!!
Saturday, August 2nd
Join other middle schoolers from the Syracuse Diocese on an excursion to Niagara Falls! More details to come—PLEASE CONTACT LYNETTE ASAP to ensure our spot on the trip! (Open to those entering grades 6-8 in the fall)
DATE CHANGE: September 6th, 8am-4pm
Can you give your community ONE Saturday of your summer?! We will be building a wheel chair ramp for a person in need in Broome County. We need youth 13+ to help us dig, screw and erect a ramp, all in one day! Please contact Lynette ASAP to get the paperwork or see the form below!
Have you checked out the new Diocese of Syracuse Vocations Website?
See some of what you missed over the past year!
Check out some of our past expert pancake flippers in action:
“To the Heights” Fall Confirmation Retreat
Many hands make light work!
Over 18 volunteers came to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Day of Service by preparing 100+ bagged lunches that were donated to the St. Ambrose Soup Kitchen. Volunteers got elbow deep in jelly and worked together to pack and prepare all the lunches in under 20 minutes! Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedules to do something great for your fellow community members!