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  • Catholic Courier newspaper wins top honors in U.S., Canada - Monday June 2nd, 2008
    El Mensajero Católico also wins several awards The Catholic Courier and its sister Spanish-language-publication, El Mensajero Católico, received a total of 13 awards — including the highest journalistic honor presented by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada — during the association’s annual convention in Toronto, Canada, May 28-30. The honors are for work published in 2007. “The ...
  • Seven men are ordained as deacons at Sacred Heart Cathedral - Thursday May 29th, 2008
    Seven men will be ordained to the diaconate – six as permanent deacons and one as a transitional deacon – on May 31, 2008, at a 10:30 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rochester. A permanent deacon – most often a married man – is ordained for service within the church, according to Deacon David Palma, ...
  • Holy Trinity Church, Webster, to dedicate Murphy Hall - Friday May 16th, 2008
    Church of the Most Holy Trinity dedicates Murphy Hall parish center and gym Webster, N.Y. – The dedication of Murphy Hall on Saturday, May 17, 2008 marks the completion of a two-building expansion and construction project on the campus of Church of the Most Holy Trinity parish in Webster. In 2001, the Gathering Space was built to connect the ...
  • Bishop Clark successfully undergoes hip-replacement surgery - Thursday May 8th, 2008
    UPDATE: Bishop Clark now is recovering at home after a week at St. Ann’s Community, Rochester, in rehabilitative therapy. He will return to work as soon as his doctor allows. No date for his return to the office has been set as yet. He continues to do very well and wants everyone to know how ...
  • Annual “Run for the Young” helps youth ministry - Friday May 2nd, 2008
    5K run,”fun walk” supports ministry to youth The 12th annual “Run for the Young”, sponsored by the Diocese of Rochester, is Saturday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m., at St. Lawrence Church (1000 N. Greece Road) (click for location map). The Run for the Young is part of the local Runner of the Year race series. Last year, more than ...
  • Diocesan Spirit Alive “Catholic Call-In” is re-scheduled - Thursday May 1st, 2008
    NEW DATE AND TIME! Get answers to your questions about the Catholic faith in a special call-in with diocesan experts May 19, 2008 Have you always wondered why we Catholics genuflect? My mother says I can’t be married in the Catholic Church unless I’m confirmed. Is that true? What does the Church teach about divorce?Can I receive Holy Communion ...
  • St. Agnes School honored in national scientific competition - Thursday May 1st, 2008
    The Worm Masters Team uses Vermicomposting to help our earth Avon, New York — Bright ideas, solid research and great teamwork won four students from St. Agnes School in Avon a berth as semifinalists in the Christopher Columbus Awards, a nationwide program that challenges middle-school students to explore opportunities for positive change in their communities. Through research, the students ...
  • Hobart-Wm Smith president to speak at St. Bernard’s graduation - Tuesday April 29th, 2008
    MEDIA INQUIRIES: Laura F. Hamilton, director of advancement, or Sr. Patricia Schoelles, President, (585) 271-3657 Hobart & William Smith Colleges president to speak at St. Bernard’s 2008 graduation ceremony May 9, 2008 St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry will celebrate its 2008 commencement at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Friday, May 9 at 4:30 p.m. Commencement speaker will be Mark ...
  • Hundreds of students to participate in Catholic Schools Math Fair - Wednesday April 23rd, 2008
    Catholic schools Math Fair slated for April 24 17 Monroe County schools will display projects The fourth annual Catholic Schools Math Fair will take place on Thursday, April 24 at Bishop Kearney High School, 125 Kings Highway South. The event, which is sponsored by the Academic Excellence Committee of the Monroe County Catholic Schools Board, will be ...
  • Muslim Catholic Alliance fifth anniversary - Tuesday April 8th, 2008
    The Muslim Catholic Alliance celebrated the fifth anniversary of Rochester’s Muslim Catholic Agreement of Understanding and Cooperation at a special gathering Wednesday, April 9. A dinner banquet featuring two national speakers was held at the Turkish Society of Rochester. The Agreement of Mutual Understanding and Cooperation is believed to be the first agreement of its kind in the ...