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  • Plenary Indulgence in the Year of Faith - Thursday November 15th, 2012 On October 5, the Apostolic Penitentiary announced that from October 11, 2012 through November 24, 2013, all the faithful who, being truly repentant of their sins, may acquire a Plenary Indulgence by celebrating the Sacrament of Penance, receiving Holy Communion, praying for the Pope’s intentions and performing one of the following penances adapted, according to the decree, for ...
  • Lessons & Carols at St. Kateri Tekakwitha - Thursday November 15th, 2012 Lessons and Carols The Msgr. Burns Knights of Columbus Council are sponsoring Lessons and Carols on Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Kateri Tekakwitha at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 4536 St. Paul Blvd. This beautiful service of Scripture and song dates back to the late 19th century.  Nine Scripture lessons recount the Fall, the ...
  • How to help Hurricane Sandy victims - Tuesday November 6th, 2012 http://www.catholiccourier.com/search?query=news%20local%20news%20second%20collection%20to%20benefit%20hurricane%20sandy%20relief
  • Faithful Citizenship - Tuesday October 23rd, 2012 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.
  • Catholic Schools students reach out - Friday October 12th, 2012 Students reach out with helping hands Oct. 11, 2012 — You are never too young to learn the art of being “other-centered,” says Sister Carolyn Rosica, RSM. Her third-graders at Seton Catholic School in Brighton every year collect socks and underwear for refugee families who visit Saints Place in Pittsford, where they find many of the ...
  • Blue Mass Oct. 28 - Wednesday October 10th, 2012 The annual Blue Mass honoring law enforcement personnel in our community will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at 11:15 a.m., at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, Bishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, will preside. Representatives from local, state and federal law enforcement agencies throughout our community will attend. A ...
  • Fall 2012 Partners Newsletter - Wednesday October 10th, 2012 Catholic students reach out to others: You are never too young to learn the art of being “other-centered,” says Sister Carolyn Rosica, RSM. Her third-graders at Seton Catholic School in Brighton every year collect socks and underwear for refugee families who visit Saints Place in Pittsford, where they find many of the personal and household items they need to begin new lives ...
  • David Tedesche ordained a deacon - Friday October 5th, 2012 David Tedesche ordained transitional deacon ROME, 4 October 2012 – On Thursday, 4 October 2012, 33 seminarians of the Pontifical North American College were ordained to the transitional diaconate during a celebration of the Eucharist at St. Peter’s Basilica.  David M. Tedesche of the Diocese of Rochester was among those ordained. His Excellency, The Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of ...
  • St. Kateri and St. Marianne Cope - Thursday October 4th, 2012 Kateri Tekakwitha first Native American to be canonized. Thousands of pilgrims to attend canonization ceremony. Next week,Pope Benedict XVI will canonize seven saints including two Americans: Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint, and Blessed Mother Marianne Cope, who spent the last 30 years of her life ministering to the sick on the Hawaiian ...
  • Religious Liberty Resources - Thursday September 27th, 2012 People of faith are committed to serving others in God’s love in healthcare, child welfare, migration and refugee resettlement, education, and more. Religious freedom protects the space in which we can continue to serve. Religious Freedom Week begins June 22, the Feast of Sts. Thomas More & John Fisher. Join Catholics across the ...

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