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  • Notification of the Death of Bishop Emeritus Matthew H. Clark - Sunday January 22nd, 2023
    I regret to inform you that this morning, January 22, 2023, His Excellency, The Most Reverend Matthew H. Clark, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Rochester, died in his room at the Sisters of Saint Joseph Motherhouse, following a period of declining health. Bishop Clark was 85. Funeral arrangements for Bishop Clark are pending. Born on ...
  • Statement of Bishop Matano – Death of Benedict XVI - Saturday December 31st, 2022
    OFFICE OF THE BISHOP 1150 Buffalo Road Rochester, New York 14624 (585) 328-3210 Statement of The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano Bishop of Rochester Upon the death of His Holiness, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI December 31, 2022 Vigil of the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God Today’s announcement that Our Holy Father Emeritus, Benedict XVI, has died, causes great sadness in our hearts ...
  • 2022 Christmas Greetings from Bishop Matano - Friday December 9th, 2022
    Indeed our challenges in so many areas of life continue. People of good will long for unity where there is division, hope where there is despair and peace where there is discord. How much we all need the joy of Christmas! As we celebrate the birth of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, I with you the peace and happiness of Christmas ...
  • Letter to the Faithful, November 3, 2022 - Thursday November 3rd, 2022
      Diocese Files Proposed Restructuring Support Agreement with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Update: Frequently Asked Questions Letter to the Faithful, November 3, 2022  
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Update: Frequently Asked Questions - Thursday November 3rd, 2022
    November 3, 2022 1 Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Update Frequently Asked Questions Q1. What was announced on November 3, 2022? A1. The Diocese of Rochester has filed a motion seeking approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of New York of a Restructuring Support Agreement between the Diocese and the Committee of Unsecured Creditors that would outline ...
  • Diocese Files Proposed Restructuring Support Agreement with U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Thursday November 3rd, 2022
    11/3/22 NEWS RELEASE Issued Nov. 3, 2022 Contact: Deacon Ed Giblin 585.328.3228, x 1237 communications@dor.org Diocese Files Proposed Restructuring Support Agreement with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Seeks Formation of a Trust to Compensate Survivors of Sexual Abuse Rochester, NY – The Diocese of Rochester has filed a motion seeking approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York of a Restructuring Support ...
  • DOR Publication Notice of Insurance Settlement Motion - Monday October 24th, 2022
    UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK In re The Diocese of Rochester, Chapter 11 Case No. 19-20905 The Diocese of Rochester v. The Continental Insurance Company, et al., Adversary Proceeding No. 19-ap-02021 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that on May 20, 2022, The Diocese of Rochester (“Diocese”) filed its Motion to Approve Proposed Insurance Settlements to Fund Survivor Compensation Trust (“Settlement Motion”). ...
  • Corning school will not reopen for upcoming school year - Wednesday August 24th, 2022
    All Saints Academy in Corning will not reopen for the 2022-23 school year due to a sudden and severe drop in enrollment. School families, teachers and staff were notified of the decision — which came just three weeks before classes were set to begin — in a letter dated Aug. 18. The letter was signed by ...
  • Father Aaron Kelly is Rochester Diocese’s newest priest - Monday July 11th, 2022
    ROCHESTER — A vocational call that first surfaced in second grade, and never wavered, has now been answered in full by Father Aaron Kelly.Father Kelly’s 20-year pursuit of the priesthood was realized on the morning of July 2, when Bishop Salvatore R. Matano ordained him at Sacred Heart Cathedral. “Amazing” is how Father Kelly described his ...
  • Statement from Bishop Matano regarding the Supreme Court Decision: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization - Friday June 24th, 2022
    By God’s Providence, as the United States Supreme Court today released their decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, I was with the Sisters of Life at their Motherhouse in New York preparing to celebrate Holy Mass for them for the Renewal of Vows of ten sisters; tomorrow I will celebrate Holy Mass for the First Procession ...