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  • Safe Environment Newsletter - Friday January 20th, 2017 Caregivers play vital role in protecting kids from guns By Jane Sutter Nicholas Naumkin was a 12-year-old middle schooler who loved acting, drawing andcomputer animation. But just a few days before Christmas 2010, the Saratoga County youth was accidentally shot in the eye by a classmate in the kitchen of the classmate’s home. Nicholas died the next ...
  • Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference is Mar. 18 - Friday January 20th, 2017 Here’s What our Attendees had to Say… “It was beautiful. I am renewed… refreshed… and ready for another year. God bless you all for your work and dedication.” “So great to see women of all ages!” “I think it was perfect. Don’t change a thing!”
  • Diocesan Mass for Life Jan. 22 - Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF ROCHESTER Bishop Matano will be celebrating Mass on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. HOLY APOSTLES CHURCH 7 Austin Street, Rochester in support of all human life, especially the unborn This Mass for Life is a local celebration to give thanks to God for the gift of human life and to pray for the legal protection of ...
  • March for Life 2017 information - Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 DOR TO DC MARCH FOR LIFE Buses leaving Thursday night, January 26 and returning Friday, January 27 by midnight Mass at the Basilica with Bishop Matano 10 AM Gathering near the Mall to m arch with Bishop Matano 12:45 PM
  • The Season of Advent - Wednesday November 30th, 2016 Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to ...
  • Free seminar: Planning for Your Legacy - Wednesday November 30th, 2016 A FREE SEMINAR TO HELP YOU MAKE INFORMED CHOICES PRE-PLANNING WITH YOUR PARISH WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING HEALTH CARE PROXIES THE POWER OF ATTORNEY AND OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS LEGACY GIFTS THAT MAKE AN IMPACT
  • Deacon Information Session Dec. 14 - Friday November 18th, 2016 When: 7:00 PM Wed. Dec. 14 Where: St. Mark Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Greece. Details: We will provide an overview of the 5 year application and formation process and the time commitment involved and answer questions about ongoing ministry. An eligible applicant for permanent deacon formation is a man of strong and active faith who can demonstrate ...
  • Schools recommended for accreditation - Friday November 18th, 2016 The Diocese of Rochester’s Department of Catholic Schools announced today that all 19 of their schools have been recommended for Systems Accreditation by a Visiting Team from the Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), a worldwide leader in accreditation and continuous school improvement. MSA-CESS is a non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits ...
  • Catholics Care. Catholics Vote. - Thursday October 27th, 2016 The Catholic bishops of the United States are pleased to offer once again to the Catholic faithful Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship (en Español), our teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics. This statement represents our guidance for Catholics in the exercise of their rights and duties as participants in our democracy. We urge ...
  • White Mass Nov. 5 - Wednesday October 12th, 2016 Taking its name from the white coat commonly worn by those in the medical field, the White Mass is the Catholic Church’s opportunity to pray with and for Catholic health care professionals, doctors and medical personnel who are dedicated to their Faith and are privileged to participate in the ministry of Jesus Christ, the Divine Physician.