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  • New Roman Missal resources - Monday October 25th, 2010 The Roman Missal, Third Edition, the ritual text containing prayers and instructions for the celebration of the Mass, has been approved by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.  First use of the new text of the new Roman Missal will be on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011.   Learn more! https://www.dor.org/index.cfm/ministries/liturgy/
  • Latest Schools Newsletter - Friday October 15th, 2010 THIS PAGE IS UNAVAILABLE.
  • Our Cherished Right, Our Sacred Duty - Friday October 8th, 2010 Jack Balinsky, director of Diocese of Rochester Catholic Charities, has received the prestigious Centennial Medal from Catholic Charities USA, one of only 100 to be awarded nationally during the organization’s 100th Anniversary celebration.The medal recognizes the exemplary contributions of individuals and organizations to the work of Catholic Charities to reduce poverty and assist people in ...
  • Bishop Wins Award - Thursday September 30th, 2010 Bishop Clark named Exemplary Bishop of 2010 by national ministry association The award will be presented at a special CCMA Bishops’ Breakfast on Nov. 16 in Baltimore, and attended by many of the nation’s Catholic leaders during the fall meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The 2010 Exemplary Bishop Award is given after consideration ...
  • Bishop launches “Let Your Light Shine!” Appeal - Wednesday September 15th, 2010 Bishop launches 2010/11 Catholic Ministries Appeal Asking each Catholic household to “Let Your Light Shine” to help others in need, Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark has launched the 2010-11 Catholic Ministries Appeal. This year’s campaign goal is $5.6 million. Pledge cards have been mailed to approximately 115,000 households and parishes throughout the diocese have begun promoting the ...
  • Statement on planned burning of Korans - Thursday September 9th, 2010 Bishop Matthew Clark and the people of the Diocese of Rochester join Pope Benedict XVI and other leaders in expressing our strongest objections to the appalling plan by a Florida minister to destroy copies of the Qur’an, the sacred Islamic religious text. We hold out our hands and hearts to Muslims in our community and ...
  • Principals appointed in Pittsford, Elmira - Thursday July 1st, 2010 Two new principals have been appointed at schools in Pittsford and Elmira. Both will start their new positions on Aug. 2, 2010: John Bellini, who lives in Rochester, was named principal at  Louis Schoolin Pittsford. Bellini has served as the principal for Churchville-Chili Middle School since 1998. During his career, he has also served in a ...
  • Mass with Archbishop to be broadcast live - Thursday June 17th, 2010 The Station of the Cross, 1460AM in Rochester, will do a live broadcast of the special Mass with New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, on Tuesday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. His Excellency will be the homilist at the Mass. The Archbishop is visiting at the invitation of Bishop Matthew H. Clark. The June 22 Mass honors the patron saint ...
  • Latest “Partners” schools newsletter - Thursday June 10th, 2010 Bishop Matthew Clark has appointed 15 members to serve on a diocesan-wide Catholic School Board to provide guidance and oversight on issues related to Catholic schools in the Diocese of Rochester. The committee has been charged with providing input on issues such as planning, public relations/marketing and fund-raising. “We are thrilled to have assembled such a talented and dedicated ...
  • Archbishop Dolan to preach at Cathedral - Tuesday June 8th, 2010 Archbishop Dolan visiting Sacred Heart Cathedral for special Mass June 22 His Excellency, Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will be the homilist at a 10:30 a.m. Mass June 22, 2010, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester. The Archbishop is visiting at the invitation of Bishop Matthew H. Clark. The June 22 Mass honors ...

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