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  • Bishop to honor members of law enforcement - Tuesday September 23rd, 2008 Men and women of law enforcement to be honored at Cathedral “Blue Mass” Oct. 19 Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, bishop of Rochester, will preside at the annual “Blue Mass” for members of law enforcement in the Greater Rochester-Monroe County area on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Mass will begin at 11:15 ...
  • Our Faith, Our Future: 2008-09 Catholic Ministries Appeal - Sunday September 21st, 2008 Bishop Clark launches 2008-09 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Calling on Catholics to help bolster the Church’s ministries and ensure a strong Diocese for future generations, Bishop Matthew Clark today officially launched the 2008-09 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA). The CMA funds ministries for more than 350,000 Catholics in 12 counties. The campaign goal is $5.39 ...
  • Oct. 3 Red Mass honors legal community - Wednesday September 17th, 2008 Bishop to preside at Red Mass for legal community Bishop Matthew H. Clark will celebrate the Red Mass, invoking the help and inspiration of the Holy Spirit on judges, prosecutors, civil attorneys, canon lawyers and local government officials, on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008. The Mass will begin at 12:15 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City ...
  • New Halloran-All Saints Organ dedicated - Friday September 12th, 2008 Through generous donors, dream of a world-class organ becomes a reality ROCHESTER, New York — Roman Catholi Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark tonight will formally dedicate a nearly 40-foot tall, 25,000-pound tracker organ in a ceremony expected to draw hundreds of people to the Mother Church of the Diocese, Sacred Heart Cathedral on Flower City ...
  • Free and public interfaith program: “Facing Our Fears About Islam” - Wednesday August 20th, 2008 “Facing Our Fears about Islam” A free and public Fall 2008 program presented by the Commission on Christian Muslim Relations Co-sponsored by the Muslim Catholic Alliance, Nazareth College and the Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue “This series will use a combination of videos and outside speakers to focus on the fears non-Muslims tend to have about Muslims and Islam. These ...
  • Statement of the N.Y. Bishops on pending abortion legislation - Thursday July 10th, 2008 New York State Catholic Conference 465 State Street · Albany, NY  12203-1004 Phone (518) 434-6195 · Fax (518) 434-9796 www.nyscatholic.org e-mail: info@nyscatholic.org Statement of the New York State Bishops On Pending Abortion Legislation Monday, March 10, 2008 This year marks the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Roe v Wade, which legalized abortion in all 50 states. We live with its tragic ...
  • New Diocese of Rochester Catholic Schools superintendent named - Thursday June 26th, 2008 Anne Willkens Leach appointed Schools Superintendent A longtime educator and schools administrator has been named new Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Anne Willkens Leach will begin in her new position in mid-August. Willkens Leach, who lives in Penfield, currently is principal at Nazareth Hall Middle School (grades 6-8), as well as ...
  • Edison Tayag to be ordained - Monday June 16th, 2008 Edison M. Tayag will be ordained as a priest of the Diocese of Rochester on Saturday, June 28, 2008. His ordination Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester. All are welcome. Bishop Matthew H. Clark will preside at the Mass, which also will be attended by many ...
  • 2007-08 Catholic Ministries Appeal sets new record - Wednesday June 11th, 2008 First time exceeding $5M; fourth straight year of growth The Diocese of Rochester announced today that more than 37,000 Roman Catholic households pledged more than $5 million to the 2007/2008 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) – an all-time record since the campaign began 27 years ago. Approximately $5.1 million had been collected at the campaign’s official close on ...
  • World-Class’ pipe organ arrives at the Cathedral; public dedication is Sept. 12 - Friday June 6th, 2008 Sacred Heart Cathedral’s long-awaited world-class pipe organ will arrive this Sunday (June 8, 2008) — in a host of boxes and a moving van. More than 50 parish volunteers will help unload boxes and pipes under the watchful eye of renowned organ builder Paul Fritts of Washington state. The organ will be assembled over the ...