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  • Gifts to the 2007/2008 Catholic Ministries Appeal surpass $3 million - Friday November 9th, 2007 Catholic Ministries Appeal tops $3.2 million ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Nearly 25,000 Roman Catholic households have contributed more than $3.2 million to the 2007/2008 Catholic Ministries Appeal – about 60 percent of the $5.3 million goal, the Diocese of Rochester announced today. This figure is more than $250,000 over last year’s campaign total – which itself was ...
  • Vote to fund children’s health insurance, leaders urge Congress - Tuesday October 16th, 2007 Vote to re-authorize funding for children’s health insurance, community leaders urge Congress Bishop Clark sends letter to Kuhl, Reynolds ROCHESTER, New York – Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester officials, a pediatric expert at Golisano Children’s Hospital and other community leaders today urged Congress to re-authorize funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP. The call to “put children first” came at ...
  • Bishop forms task force on Catholic Schools - Wednesday October 3rd, 2007 Bishop Matthew Clark assembles task force to examine ways of preserving Catholic education Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark has assembled a special task force of 23 community leaders from a wide-range of professions to examine ways of strengthening Catholic education in the 12-county Diocese of Rochester. The task force, which includes school and college educators and administrators, clergy, attorneys, business executives, ...
  • Bishop launches 2007-08 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) - Tuesday September 25th, 2007 Ministry for today, hope for the future Bishop launches Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) to “Build the Faith” ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Calling on Catholics to help “build the faith” so that young Catholics will inherit a flourishing Church of the future, Bishop Matthew Clark today launched the 2007-08 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA). The CMA funds ministries for more than 350,000 ...
  • Internet Safety: Protecting God’s Children - Thursday September 20th, 2007 “Internet Safety: Protecting God’s Children” sponsored by Diocese of Rochester Issue Date: Sept. 20, 2007 Interpol police expert to address parents on Internet exploitation of children, ways to keep kids safe Robert H. Farley, consultant to Interpol, will offer three free sessions for parents on Internet child sexual exploitation on the Internet in Rochester, Horseheads and in Geneva. Kids have unparalleled access ...
  • Bishop kicks off yearlong faith program in Fairport - Wednesday September 12th, 2007 BISHOP KICKING OFF YEARLONG FAITH PROGRAM AT CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, FAIRPORT Issue Date: Sept. 12, 2007 Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark will offer his insights on ways people can deepen their relationship with God and share their faith with others in a special kick-off celebration of a “Year of Evangelization” at Church of the Resurrection, Fairport, on Saturday, Sept. ...
  • Special Day of Prayer for women scheduled for Sept. 29 - Monday August 27th, 2007 SPECIAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR WOMEN SEPT. 26 Women of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester are invited to participate in a special day of prayer sponsored by the Diocesan Women’s Commission. The event, “In My Own Voice: Reflections on Prayer and Personality,”will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Nazareth College’s Shults Center. Using the ...
  • Bishop Clark celebrates “Red Mass” at Cathedral on Sept. 26, 2007 - Monday August 27th, 2007 Bishop Matthew Clark to celebrate at “Red Mass” at Cathedral on Sept. 26, 2007 Issue Date: Aug. 27, 2007 Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark will celebrate the traditional “Red Mass” at Sacred Heart Cathedral at 12:00 noon Sept. 26 to invoke the help of the Holy Spirit on judges, prosecutors, civil attorneys, canon lawyers and local government officials. All ...
  • Brockport priest cleared of all charges - Friday July 20th, 2007 PRIEST TO RETURN TO ACTIVE MINISTRY AFTER ACQUITTAL ON ALL CHARGES Rochester, NY (July 20) — Rev. Peter Enyan-Boadu has been found not guilty of all charges after a bench trial in Brockport. Father Peter, who had requested a leave while the court proceedings were being resolved, will return to his pastorate at the Church of the Nativity of the ...
  • Bishop Clark ordains Jeff Tunnicliff, Hoan Dinh as priests - Thursday June 28th, 2007 Bishop Matthew Clark will ordain Jeff Tunnicliff and Hoan Dinh as priests of the Diocese of Rochester at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2007. The ordinations will be held at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, in Rochester.. HOAN DINH, the Diocese’s first Vietnamese-born priest, is 33. He was raised in a family of five girls and three ...