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  • Statement concerning settlement process - Thursday March 14th, 2019 With the passage of the Child Victims Act, the Diocese will conclude our settlement process involving Justice Robert J. Lunn, who has been serving as an independent neutral to resolve claims against the Diocese involving allegations of sexual abuse of minors. The Diocese now wants to assess where we are as we prepare to respond ...
  • Day of Penance and Mercy locations and times - Tuesday March 12th, 2019 Day of Penance and Mercy locations and times
  • Mass in Celebration of Individuals with Special Needs - Wednesday March 6th, 2019 Please join us in celebrating the special members of our community and the unique gifts which they offer to our Church and the world. Refreshments served immediately following Mass in the St John of Rochester Gathering Room. For more information, please contact: Steve Coyle 585-503-2858 8 Wickford Way at RT. 31, Fairport NY 14450 (directly off exit 26 ...
  • Spring 2019 Theology on Tap - Wednesday March 6th, 2019 Spring 2019 Theology on Tap
  • Lenten Q&A - Monday March 4th, 2019 Q&A on Lent and Lenten Practices
  • Statement regarding Jesuit priest - Sunday March 3rd, 2019 Statement Regarding Reverend Carsten Martensen The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester has received notice from the USA Northeast Province of the Jesuits that they have received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against Reverend Carsten Martensen, S.J. The allegation dates to the 1970s. Father Martensen has been serving in campus ministry at Ithaca College ...
  • Compassion: Muslim and Christian Perspectives March 31 - Friday March 1st, 2019 Compassion: Muslim and Christian Perspectives March 31
  • Diocese of Rochester Priest Placed on Administrative Leave - Sunday February 24th, 2019 The Reverend Robert Gaudio, pastor of St. Christopher Church in North Chili, has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a recently received complaint of sexual misconduct with a minor, which is alleged to have occurred in the 1970s. Fr. Gaudio vehemently denies the allegation, indicating “I never did this.” No ...
  • Deaf Catholic Retreat March 2 - Wednesday February 6th, 2019 Deaf Catholic Retreat March 2
  • Day of Penance and Mercy March 13 - Monday February 4th, 2019 All Catholics in the 12-county Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester are encouraged to participate in a special Lenten Day of Penance and Mercy on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, to experience the healing power of Confession, formally called the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Priests will be available at every parish. Details can be found at http://oec.dor.org/sacraments/penance-and-reconciliation/day-of-penance/ The Catholic Church ...

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