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  • Deacon information session offered - Thursday April 17th, 2014 DEACON INFORMATION SESSION 1 PM Sunday April 27, Dougherty Hall, St. Mary Church,  95 North Main Street, Canandaigua. We will provide an overview of the 5 year application and formation process and the time commitment involved and answer questions about ongoing ministry.
  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month: Resources - Tuesday April 8th, 2014 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month: Resources
  • Canonization of two Popes - Tuesday April 8th, 2014 The canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II April 27 will mark a historic moment for the Catholic Church. To explore the meaning of the lives of these modern-day spiritual heroes, the U.S. Bishops Office for Media Relations asked several persons to reflect on their contributions. Writers include scholars and theologians – ...
  • CYO Recognition Ceremony March 12 Postponed Due to Weather - Tuesday March 11th, 2014 Due to the impending winter storm and expected travel issues, the CYO Faith Through Sports Recognition Ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. tomorrow evening at Sacred Heart Cathedral (March 12) in Rochester is postponed. A new date and time will be announced.
  • Five parishes to offer Lenten program - Thursday March 6th, 2014 Five parishes to offer Lenten program
  • Catholic Women’s Conference Day - Tuesday March 4th, 2014 Nearly 1,000 women gathered Saturday, March 1, at Aquinas Institute for the first annual Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference. Here is a sampling of the day in photos, courtesy of JMJ Photography. For more about the conference, visit Catholic Courier story click here Here’s a sampling of comments participants made about the Conference: Just Perfect! God bless everyone for this wonderful ...
  • Questions and Answers about Lent - Monday March 3rd, 2014 Questions and Answers about Lent
  • Syracuse Diocese offers presentations on military drones - Thursday February 13th, 2014 A Call to the Catholic Community War is always a defeat for humanity. Pope Francis
  • Bishop seeks help for families struggling to pay heating bills - Friday February 7th, 2014 The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano, Bishop of Rochester, is inviting all Catholic parishes in the 12-county Diocese to conduct a Second Collection to assist financially stressed families with heating bills.
  • NYS Bishops issue letter on care of persons with mental illness - Thursday February 6th, 2014 The Catholic Bishops of New York State have released a pastoral statement urging compassion and acceptance for people suffering from mental illness. At the same time, the New York State Catholic Conference released a statement with specific policy recommendations related to people with mental illness.