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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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