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  • E&C team wins national award - Friday May 31st, 2013 Evangelization & catechesis team wins national award Evangelization and Catechesis team wins national award for technological innovations in ministry (May 31, 2013) The staff of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester’s Department of Evangelization and Catechesis has been honored with a national award by the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership, based Washington, D.C. The award was presented at NCCL’s recent ...
  • At St. Bernard’s: Drones and the Right to Life - Tuesday May 28th, 2013 Mary Ellen O’Connell is Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at the Kroc Institute for Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and has served as a professional military educator for the U.S. Department of Defense. She has extensively studied international law implications of military attacks by unmanned drones, focusing her research in the areas of international legal ...
  • Join us for the Caribbean Celebration - Tuesday May 28th, 2013 23rd Annual Diocesan Caribbean Celebration with special guests G.R.A.C.E. Music Ministry from the Archdiocese of Port of Spain Sponsored by the Office for Cultural Diversity Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester
  • Retreat for Fathers June 15 - Tuesday May 28th, 2013 Retreat for Fathers June 15 A retreat for fathers,  “A Father’s Heart,” will be offered on Saturday morning, June 15, 2013 in the Newcomb Friendship Center at St. Cecilia’s Church, 2732 Culver Road, Rochester. The program will begin with Mass at 9:30 a.m. and end at noon. The focus of the retreat will be the reflection of Pope Francis on the ...
  • Bishop’s Dinner for men interested in the Priesthood - Thursday May 16th, 2013 Fr. Joe is Vocation Director for the Diocese of Syracuse. He was ordained in 2005 and in 2012 he added “Secretary to the Bishop” to his resumé. He’s also an avid athlete and, in 2011, he completed his first Ironman Triathalon in just under 13 hours! Above all else, he loves serving God’s people as a diocesan priest and looks forward ...
  • Summer Congress 2013 - Wednesday May 15th, 2013 Summer Congress features nationally known speakers Summer Congress will help ministers, volunteers build Households of Faith ROCHESTER, New York – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester’s Office of Evangelization and Catechesis will hold a special Summer Congress called “Households of Faith: Rooted and Grounded in Love,” featuring nationally known speakers and more than 30 workshops geared to help parish staffs ...
  • New principal for Auburn St. Joseph School - Friday May 3rd, 2013 Susan R. Nedza has been appointed as principal of St. Joseph School in Auburn, effective July 1, 2013. She will succeed Kathleen Coye. Nedza has served since 2008 as Director of Guidance and Counselor at Bishop Grimes Junior-Senior High School in East Syracuse, New York. Prior to that position, she served as a school counselor in the Otter Valley ...
  • Schools Golf Tournament info - Tuesday April 30th, 2013 The 17th Annual Diocesan Catholic Schools Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 24, 2013, at Greystone Golf Club in Walworth, Wayne County. Proceeds will be used to provide tuition assistance for exceptional hardship cases for students in any of the 20 schools in our 12-county diocese. Teams, sponsors and donations of auction items and ...
  • Register for Golf - Tuesday April 30th, 2013 Diocesan Catholic Schools For more information, please call 585-328-3228, ext. 1294, or e-mail shockwater@dor.org.
  • Re-development of Holy Rosary campus celebrated - Thursday April 25th, 2013 (Posted 4/26/13) – Providence Housing and Mary’s Place Outreach is celebrating the re-development of the former Holy Rosary parish campus, 414 Lexington Avenue, Rochester. Now known as Holy Rosary Apartments, the former church has been converted into a vital community center for the neighborhood and the former school and convent now house beautiful apartments to help low-income families and ...