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  • Deaf Catholic Retreat March 2 - Wednesday February 6th, 2019 Deaf Catholic Retreat March 2
  • Day of Penance and Mercy March 13 - Monday February 4th, 2019 All Catholics in the 12-county Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester are encouraged to participate in a special Lenten Day of Penance and Mercy on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, to experience the healing power of Confession, formally called the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Priests will be available at every parish. Details can be found at http://oec.dor.org/sacraments/penance-and-reconciliation/day-of-penance/ The Catholic Church ...
  • Statement on Passage of Child Victims Act - Tuesday January 29th, 2019 NYS Bishops’ Statement on Passage of Child Victims Act Jan. 28, 2019 We pray that passage of the Child Victims Act brings some measure of healing to all survivors by offering them a path of recourse and reconciliation. The legislation now recognizes that child sexual abuse is an evil not just limited to one institution, but ...
  • Statement of the Catholic Conference on Reproductive Health Act - Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 Following is a statement of the New York State Catholic Conference on the passage and signing of the Reproductive Health Act: “Today, New York State has added a sad chapter to this already solemn date of January 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. With the legislature’s passage, and Governor Cuomo’s signing of the Reproductive Health ...
  • Winter Storm and Mass Attendance - Thursday January 17th, 2019 Please know that the obligation to attend Mass is not binding (one is excused) if weather and road conditions make it difficult or dangerous for travel to Mass. Please stay safe.
  • Abortion Expansion Action Alert - Wednesday January 16th, 2019 The Abortion Expansion Act:Lives in the Balance Sadly, New York State is the Abortion Capital of our nation, with a rate of 29.6 abortions for every 1,000 women of reproductive age. That’s more than twice the national average. New York legalized abortion in 1970, three years before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Roe vs. Wade. Abortion ...
  • Join us in prayer: 9 Days for Life Novena Jan. 14-22 - Friday January 11th, 2019 Join us in prayer: 9 Days for Life Novena Jan. 14-22
  • 2019 Public Policy Agenda - Tuesday January 8th, 2019 2019 Public Policy Agenda
  • March for Life – Buses/DOR Schedule for DC – January 18 - Thursday January 3rd, 2019 March for Life 2019: Unique from Day One – A Plenary Indulgence has been granted for the Christian faithful taking part in the sacred celebrations throughout the course of the March for Life from January 17 through January 18, 2019 DOR TO DC MARCH FOR LIFE Buses leaving Thursday night, January 17 and returning Friday, January 18 ...
  • Diocesan Mass for Life – 11:30 am January 13 at St. Mary’s, Canandaigua - Thursday January 3rd, 2019 Our Lady of Guadalupe :: Patroness of the Unborn Mass for Life :: In anticipation of the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life JANUARY 13, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Bishop Matano Principal Celebrant and Homilist ST. MARY’S CHURCH 95 N. Main Street, Canandaigua Followed by a light reception EVERY LIFE cherished • chosen • sent