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  • Mass for Priestly Vocations Dec. 6 - Monday November 18th, 2013 A Mass for Priestly Vocations will be celebrated Friday evening, Dec.  6, at St. Thomas More Church, 2617 East Avenue, Brighton. Join us at 7:00 p.m. as we give thanks to God for an increase in priesthood vocations for our diocese and pray the Holy Spirit will continue to inspire young men to consider this life of service to ...
  • Catholic Women’s Conference - Friday November 15th, 2013 FIRST ROCHESTER CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE WILL UPLIFT, INSPIRE March 2014 Gathering will feature acclaimed speakers, worship, community The newly appointed 9th Bishop of Rochester, Most Rev. Salvatore R. Matano, will join hundreds of Catholic women from throughout the Diocese of Rochester for the first-ever Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference March 1, 2014. This historic gathering will not only be an ...
  • Typhoon victims need your help - Monday November 11th, 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 195 miles per hour, has caused unfathomable loss of life and devastation in the Philippines region. Urgent help is needed. You can help by donating now to Catholic Relief Services, which is assisting. Click here to donate online or get information on how to donate by ...
  • Bishop Salvatore R. Matano - Wednesday November 6th, 2013 Full Coverage: www.catholiccourier.com Bishop Matano’s Christmas Message 2013 The Most Rev. Salvatore R. Matano, the 9th Bishop of Rochester He’s a “devout, very bright, faithful and courageous bishop” fellow bishop says Nov. 6, 2013 — Pope Francis has appointed as the Ninth Bishop of Rochester The Most Rev. Salvatore R. Matano, who had been serving as Bishop of the Diocese of ...
  • Fairport parish taking message of Jesus and Mary to the big screen - Tuesday October 29th, 2013 Church of the Assumption in Fairport, in a unique outreach, has rented two full-sized theaters at Regal Cinema at Eastview November 21 to show the new, epic film “Mary of Nazareth.” The two showings, at 2 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., have been made possible through the generous gift of a parishioner. “This is an opportunity for us ...
  • Latest Partners Newsletter: Schools launch anti-bullying program - Thursday October 24th, 2013 Schools launch bullying prevention program: While there is certainly no epidemic of bullying in Catholic schools across the Diocese of Rochester, “we want to make sure each Catholic school is a nurturing place for students to learn and grow as people of God,” Superintendent Anthony Cook wrote in a letter to parents at the start of the school year. The Olweus Bullying ...
  • Nov. 9 Morning of Reflection in honor of Black Catholic History Month - Wednesday October 23rd, 2013 Keep Your Eyes on the Living Christ A morning of reflection sponsored by the Diocesan Black Leadership Commission and the Office for Cultural Diversity ALL ARE WELCOME
  • Creche Festival at the Cathedral - Tuesday October 22nd, 2013 SAVE-THE-DATE – Crèche Festival Weekend – Our Hope is Born with Jesus – View more than 100 Nativity sets from the University of Dayton Collection, November 30, 2013 to January 5, 2014
  • “God Took My Hand” - Wednesday October 16th, 2013 Catholic Deacon shares stories from his mission to serve God, children in poverty ‘God Took My Hand’ shows readers what is possible when a person follows God’s lead; proceeds benefit children in developing nations CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.  — In the new book “God Took My Hand,” author Kevin R. Carges offers readers a glimpse into the story of ...
  • THIS SUNDAY: St. Luke’s Mass Oct. 6 for health professionals - Friday October 4th, 2013 THE FINGER LAKES GUILD: a chartered guild of the Catholic Medical Association

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