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  • St. Kateri and St. Marianne Cope - Thursday October 4th, 2012 Kateri Tekakwitha first Native American to be canonized. Thousands of pilgrims to attend canonization ceremony. Next week,Pope Benedict XVI will canonize seven saints including two Americans: Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint, and Blessed Mother Marianne Cope, who spent the last 30 years of her life ministering to the sick on the Hawaiian ...
  • Religious Liberty Resources - Thursday September 27th, 2012 People of faith are committed to serving others in God’s love in healthcare, child welfare, migration and refugee resettlement, education, and more. Religious freedom protects the space in which we can continue to serve. Religious Freedom Week begins June 22, the Feast of Sts. Thomas More & John Fisher. Join Catholics across the ...
  • Bishop Robert J. Cunningham appointed Apostolic Administrator - Sunday September 23rd, 2012 Most. Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse, is appointed Apostolic Administrator Holy See accepts Bishop Clark’s resignation ROCHESTER, New York, Sept. 21, 2012 – Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark. Bishop of Syracuse Robert J. Cunningham has been appointed as Apostolic Administrator of the Rochester Diocese until a ...
  • Bishop Robert J. Cunningham appointed Apostolic Administrator - Sunday September 23rd, 2012 – Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark. Bishop of Syracuse Robert J. Cunningham has been appointed as Apostolic Administrator of the Rochester Diocese until a new bishop is named at a later date.
  • 10 ways you can live the Year of Faith - Thursday September 20th, 2012 10 WAYS CATHOLICS CAN LIVE THE YEAR OF FAITH USCCB NEWS — To honor the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the twentieth anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI has announced a Year of Faith, starting October 11 and ending November 24, 2013. The goal is to strengthen the faith of ...
  • Religious Freedom: A Call to Action - Thursday September 20th, 2012 When Pope Benedict visited the United States in 2008, he asked the U.S. bishops a question: “Is it consistent to profess our beliefs in church on Sunday, and then during the week to promote business practices or medical procedures contrary to those beliefs?”
  • “To Enter into His Glory” - Sunday September 16th, 2012 The words of our Lord to the two disciples on the road to Emmaus capture my heart. I can imagine how startling his revelation must have been to them. Despite all of the times that Jesus spoke of the suffering to come during his ministry, somehow these disciples were not prepared for it. They had other plans in mind ...
  • Fall 2012 Partners school newsletter - Saturday September 15th, 2012 Catholic students reach out to others: You are never too young to learn the art of being “other-centered,” says Sister Carolyn Rosica, RSM. Her third-graders at Seton Catholic School in Brighton every year collect socks and underwear for refugee families who visit Saints Place in Pittsford, where they find many of the personal and household items they need to begin new lives ...
  • Catholic Charities Annual Report - Friday September 14th, 2012 Catholic Charities Annual Report
  • Catholic Ministries Appeal begins - Wednesday September 12th, 2012 Bishop launches 2012/13 Catholic Ministries Appeal Making a Difference Every Day Visit the CMA WEBSITE to WATCH THE VIDEO Sept. 12, 2012 – Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark launched the 2012/13 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) today with the theme, Making a Difference Every Day. This year’s Catholic Ministries Appeal – also known as the CMA – follows the most successful campaign since the ...