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  • Bishops’ on Religious Liberty - Friday April 13th, 2012 We are Catholics. We are Americans. We are proud to be both, grateful for the gift of faith which is ours as Christian disciples, and grateful for the gift of liberty which is ours as American citizens. To be Catholic and American should mean not having to choose one over the other. Our allegiances are ...
  • Participate in the School Survey - Monday March 26th, 2012 School Survey – Beginning March 28 Dear Friends, As part of the continuing efforts to ensure the high quality of Catholic education in our community, the four Rochester area Catholic high schools are conducting a confidential parent survey in conjunction with the Diocese of Rochester. The information collected will help us greatly, and so I encourage you ...
  • Run for the Young May 12! - Thursday March 22nd, 2012 Join the fun and Run for the Young at the 16th annual Run for the Young 5K road race and 1-mile fun run sponsored by the Diocese of Rochester. This road race is open to all ages and will be held Saturday, May 12 at 9:30 a.m., at St. Lawrence Church in Rochester. The 5K is a certified course ...
  • New director of seminarians - Friday March 16th, 2012 Rev. Paul J. Tomasso appointed Director of Seminarians Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark has appointed Rev. Paul J. Tomasso as the Diocese of Rochester’s Director of Seminarians, effective July 1, 2012. He succeeds Rev. James Schwartz, who is stepping down as Director of Seminarians after long service in that role. Rev. Tomasso will serve in his ...
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month: Resources - Tuesday March 13th, 2012 April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Strong, nurturing communities that are supportive of families can get involved and play a role in preventing child abuse and neglect and promoting child and family well-being.
  • K-8 Fine & Performing Arts Festival - Tuesday March 13th, 2012 K-8 Fine & Performing Arts Festival
  • Prayer labyrinth at the Cathedral - Monday March 12th, 2012 Prayer Labyrinth at Sacred Heart Cathedral The prayer labyrinth is a unique form of devotional prayer which dates back to the Middle Ages and imitates a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.  On this replica of the 12th century labyrinth built into the floor of the Chartres Cathedral near Paris, one journeys through each of four quadrants several times ...
  • Spelling Bee features media celebrities as judges - Monday March 12th, 2012 Local media celebrities to judge April 26 Livingston County Catholic Charities Spelling Bee Take your friends, family, or co-workers and come out to the 3rd Annual Spelling Bee hosted by Catholic Charities of Livingston County! The event is Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Geneseo High School Auditorium.   There will also be a spaghetti dinner sponsored by ...
  • Charities’ Barbaro honored - Tuesday February 28th, 2012 Earl Eichelberger, director of Catholic Charities for the New York State Catholic Conference, and Tony Barbaro, associate diocesan director for Catholic Charities of Rochester, will be honored by the New York State Council of Catholic Charities Directors at their annual convening in Albany on Monday, March 12, at the Desmond Hotel.
  • Wedding Jubilee Mass - Wednesday February 22nd, 2012 WEDDING JUBILEE MASS MAY 6, 2012 Bishop Matthew Clark will celebrate a Wedding Jubilee Mass to honor couples who have been married 25 years or more on Sunday, May 6, at 2:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester. A reception will follow the Mass to honor the attendees. If you would like an invitation ...

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