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  • Second season of Spirit Alive! kicks-off with blessing of Bibles - Monday November 24th, 2008 Blessing of Bibles this weekend (Nov 29-30) at Diocese of Rochester parishes Catholics throughout the 12-county Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester are invited to bring their personal and family Bibles to church this coming weekend (Saturday evening and Sunday) for a special Blessing of Bibles. The Blessing of Bibles will launch the second season of Spirit Alive! ...
  • Bishop Clark undergoes knee-replacement surgery - Tuesday November 4th, 2008 Nov. 4, 2008 — Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, Roman Catholic bishop of Rochester, successfully underwent surgical replacement of his right knee today. His surgical team was pleased with the outcome; no complications were reported. The surgery was performed by Dr. Allen D. Boyd Jr. at Highland Hospital in Rochester. Dr. Boyd and his team replaced ...
  • Rochester-area Catholic Schools (Grades 7-12) Open Houses - Wednesday October 29th, 2008 We Have Faith in Your Future – Rochester area Catholic schools provide students with the skills and knowledge they will need to take on leadership roles in every aspect of their lives. Our students thrive in a values-based, caring environment, supported by a network of dedicated faculty, staff, parents and community members. We invite you to see all that Catholic ...
  • Bishops’ on voting: “Our Cherished Right, Our Solemn Duty” - Wednesday October 22nd, 2008 Our Cherished Right, Our Solemn Duty By the Catholic Bishops of New York State Every four years, 12 months prior to the presidential election, the Bishops of the United States issue a statement calling Catholics to faithful citizenship. Simply put, faithful citizenship refers to our duty as Catholics to be full participants in the public square in order to make our nation and ...
  • Cathedral Halloran-All Saints Organ 2008-09 concert schedule - Friday October 10th, 2008 You’re always welcome at the Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester, NY The Halloran-All Saints Organ 2008-2009 Concert Series (All concerts are free unless otherwise indicated. All are welcome!) St. George Roman Catholic Church 100th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, October 11, 2008 , at 1 p.m. Concert by Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Youth Choir from Lithuania. The Halloran-All Saints ...
  • Final Masses scheduled at two Rochester churches - Tuesday September 23rd, 2008 Closing Masses have been scheduled at two Rochester churches as part of a consolidation at Our Lady of the Americas Parish from three worship sites to one. The closing Masses are: Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 60 Woodward St. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at 4 p.m. at Holy Redeemer/St. Francis ...
  • 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 ...

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