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  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Seven men ordained as deacons June 2 at the Cathedral - Thursday May 31st, 2007
    7 men to be ordained as deacons at Sacred Heart Cathedral Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark, will ordain seven men to the diaconate – six as permanent deacons and one as a transitional deacon – on Saturday, June 2, 2007. The men will be ordained at a special 10:30 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Flower City Park. The permanent ...
  • Holy Cross School opens new community playground - Wednesday May 30th, 2007
    Rev. John Patrick O’Malley Memorial Playground to be dedicated June 3rd — After nearly two years of planning and fund-raising, Holy Cross School will soon dedicate a new, $80,000 community playground at its site on Lake Avenue in Charlotte. The dedication of the Rev. John Patrick O’Malley Playground is the culminating event in a year-long celebration marking the100th ...
  • Bishop, interfaith leaders rally for immigration reform - Wednesday May 23rd, 2007
    Bishop Clark, other religious leaders to hold prayer vigil for comprehensive immigration reform — Bishop Matthew Clark and other Rochester area religious leaders will lead ” An Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.” . Nearly every major faith group will be represented. The rally is aimed at sparking “A Day of a Thousand Conversations: Twenty-four hours to engage your ...
  • Bishop, Rochester mayor hold news conference on Urban Ministry - Monday May 21st, 2007
    Celebration of Catholic Church’s commitment to the City — Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark, joined by Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy, will hold a news conference Monday at 10:00 a.m. at an historic and diverse gathering of more than 150 Catholic city priests, deacons, and lay ministers involved in Catholic city ministry. Those attending the gathering for Urban Ministry Day will ...
  • Diocese appoints new chief financial officer - Tuesday April 24th, 2007
    Lisa M. Passero appointed chief financial officer Rochester, New York (April 24) – Lisa M. Passero has been appointed chief financial officer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, diocesan officials announced today. She will begin work in May 2007. Passero, who lives in Rochester, has served in a variety of lead financial-management positions throughout her career, most recently as ...

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