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  • Deacon ordination - Thursday June 2nd, 2011 Most Rev. Matthew Clark, Bishop of Rochester, will ordain four men to the diaconate. The men will be ordained at a special 10:30 a.m. Mass tomorrow  at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Flower City Park. The candidates are Eric A. Bessette of Pittsford (Bushnell’s Basin); Donald D. Eggleston of Greece; John C. Hoffman of Honeoye Falls; and ...
  • Statement on St. Michael School - Friday May 27th, 2011 Dept. of Catholic Schools St. Michael School statement May 26, 2011– Based on recommendations from the leaders at St. Michael’s Church and the Diocese of Rochester Catholic School Board, Bishop Clark has made the decision to close St. Michael School in Newark at the end of the current academic year. This decision was not made lightly and ...
  • John Jay Study Released - Wednesday May 18th, 2011 A landmark study by researchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, which examined the causes and context of the clergy sexual abuse crisis in the U.S. Catholic Church, was released nationally on May 18, 2011. Read the News Release from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Read the Study Read Bishop Clark’s Statement ...
  • Diocese, high schools team on ads - Friday May 6th, 2011 THIS PAGE IS UNAVAILABLE.
  • Steps to protect youth outlined - Thursday May 5th, 2011 THIS PAGE IS UNAVAILABLE.
  • GRCC to honor Bishop Clark - Thursday April 28th, 2011 Bishop Clark to be honored for lifetime achievement at GRCC’S Faith in Action dinner When: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Where: Diplomat Party House 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The GRCC Faith In Action Network will hold its 20th Annual Faith In Action Celebration on June 7, 2011, at the Diplomat Party House, 1956 Lyell Avenue, Rochester. Bishop Clark ...
  • Westside Benefit Concert May 22 - Wednesday April 27th, 2011 ELEVENTH ANNUAL WESTSIDE BENEFIT CONCERT Save the date and plan to attend the Eleventh Annual Ecumenical Benefit Concert sponsored by the Westside Coalition of Christian Churches on Sunday, May 22 at 7:00 p.m., at Pearce Memorial Church, 4322 Buffalo Road, NorthChili (near Roberts Wesleyan College). This group of churches initially gathered to support the building of a Habitat for Humanity House, and the music ministries have presented an annual ...
  • Pray for Vocations Day May 15 - Tuesday April 26th, 2011 THIS PAGE IS UNAVAILABLE.
  • Newspaper wins awards - Thursday April 14th, 2011 El Mensajero Católico wins press association honors El Mensajero Católico, which serves the Hispanic community of the Diocese of Rochester with a Spanish-language newspaper and bilingual website,  has won two awards from the New York State Press Association. The NYPA, a trade organization representing the state’s non-daily community newspapers, presented the awards April 8-9 during its annual convention ...
  • Beatification of Pope John Paul II - Tuesday April 12th, 2011 Beatification of Pope John Paul II

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