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  • Year of Mercy Celebrations at the Cathedral - Thursday October 29th, 2015 Celebrating the Extraordinary Year of Mercy Schedule of Special Masses at Sacred Heart Cathedral Them, Extraordinary Year of Mercy is to be the “living experience of the closeness of the Father, whose tenderness is almost tangible, so that the faith of every believer may be strengthened and thus testimony to it be ever more effective.” (Pope Francis). Periodically, ...
  • “The Spirituality of the Catechist” Morning of Reflection Nov. 7 - Wednesday October 14th, 2015 Calling all catechists, catechetical leaders and Catholic school teachers to an opportunity to deepen your spiritual life and prepare for the Year of Mercy and the season of Advent! The Spirituality of the Catechist Sr. Janet Schaeffler is a Dominican Sister of Adrian, MI. Sr. Janet has served in parish and archdiocesan catechetical ministry. She currently offers days of reflection/retreats, parish missions, catechist formation and adult faith ...
  • Creating a Safe Environment Newsletter | Fall 2015 - Monday October 5th, 2015 How You can Promote online safety All safety—including mobile and online safety—begins at home. The habits you exhibit about technology use in your home will be the same habits your children learn. Ask yourself what you consider appropriate or inappropriate uses of technology and then compare that with how you might be acting. Do you use your phone at ...
  • White Mass/Respect Life Sunday - Friday October 2nd, 2015 White Mass for Catholic Health Care Professionals & Respect Life Sunday Celebrant Bishop Salvatore R. Matano Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:30 pm Sacred Heart Cathedral 296 Flower City Park, Rochester, NY • A social reception will follow in the gathering area. • Families are welcome!
  • Wake Up the World: Black Catholic Revival - Friday October 2nd, 2015 Guest Preacher DEACON TIMOTHY TILGHMAN, Archdiocese of Washington D.C. Celebrating Black Catholic History Month Sponsored by the Office for Cultural Diversity, the Black Catholic Leadership Commission and Immaculate Conception/St. Bridget’s Church. 6:30-9:00pm Immaculate Conception / St. Bridget’s Church 445 Frederick Douglass Street Rochester, NY WEDNESDAY, NOV 11 Theme: Remember the past with GRATITUDE Music: St. Martin de Porres Gospel Choir from the Diocese of Buffalo THURSDAY, ...
  • Annual Blue Mass Oct. 25 - Friday September 18th, 2015 You are cordially invited to join Bishop Salvatore R. Matano, as we pray, in gratitude, to God for the safety of all the courageous men and women of law enforcement who so selflessly serve and protect our community.
  • Take part in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of “Nostra Aetate” - Friday August 14th, 2015 Be a part of our 50th anniversary celebration of interfaith dialogue in the diocese of rochester! Nostra Aetate , also known as the “declaration on the relation of the church to non-christian religions,” is a key Vatican ii document from october 28, 1965, proclaiming the importance of interfaith dialogue. in the document all catholics are called to pursue dialogue and understanding with ...
  • Father Daniel Ruiz welcomed into diocese - Friday August 14th, 2015 Father Daniel Ruiz welcomed into diocese
  • Partners School Newsletter June 2015 - Wednesday June 10th, 2015 Summer can be a time for learning Summer, too, is for learning, but it doesn’t have to be highly structured learning, says Martin Kilbridge, principal of Siena Catholic Academy in Brighton. It’s important to have a “general engagement of the mind,” he says, but taking a break is part of what summer is all about, “as long as ...
  • Summer 2015 “Theology on Tap” - Wednesday June 10th, 2015 Good Company…Interesting Speakers…Lively Conversation… 2015 Summer Series for Catholics and friends in their twenties and thirties!!! July 22 Will the Church Ever Change? With Fr. Bob Kennedy, Pastor of Blessed Sacrament/St. Boniface /St. Mary’s @ Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd , Rochester , NY 14609 July 30 Belonging: What does it mean to be a part of a Church that challeng es? Deacon John Brasley Director of Deacon Personnel and Formation @ Elmwood Inn, 1256 ...