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  • Diocese issues statement regarding abuse complaint - Tuesday November 3rd, 2009 Diocese issues statement regarding abuse complaint
  • Annual Appeal nearly $600,000 ahead of last year! - Tuesday October 27th, 2009 Catholic Ministries Appeal nearly $600,000 ahead of last year at this time Thank you for your support! Approx. 17,000 donors have pledged more than $2.43 million: about 44 percent of the goal Support your parish! Give Online safely and securely. For more information about the CMA: Click here
  • Annual Blue Mass - Tuesday October 20th, 2009 Men and women of law enforcement to be honored at Cathedral “Blue Mass” Nov. 1 Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, bishop of Rochester, cordially invites you to attend the annual “Blue Mass” honoring members of law enforcement in the Greater Rochester-Monroe County area, to be held on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Mass will begin ...
  • 800 Catholic School students gather for Mass with Bishop Clark - Friday October 2nd, 2009 Bishop Clark will celebrate a special Mass for more than 800 Catholic School students from throughout the Finger Lakes Region on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in Geneva, NY. As many as 32 area priests also will be in attendance. The Mass will begin at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, 48 Pulteney St., Geneva. Students from the ...
  • Red Mass for legal community - Tuesday August 11th, 2009 Bishop Clark to preside at Red Mass for legal community Oct. 2     Bishop Matthew H. Clark will celebrate the annual Red Mass, invoking the help and inspiration of the Holy Spirit on judges, prosecutors, civil attorneys, canon lawyers and local government officials, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. The Mass will begin at 12:15 p.m. at Sacred ...
  • 10 Questions on Influenza/H1N1 (Swine) Flu and the Liturgy - Wednesday July 15th, 2009 The Committee on Divine Worship, a standing committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has the responsibility for all matters relating to the Liturgy. The Secretariat of Divine Worship carries out the work of the Committee on Divine Worship, by: overseeing the preparation and approval of liturgical books and texts ...
  • 2009-2010 Catholic Ministries Appeal - Friday July 10th, 2009 Help support your parish in the Catholic Ministries Appeal ‘Keeping the Spirit Alive’ theme of 2009-10 CMA WATCH THE CMA VIDEO ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Asking Catholics to share their blessings to ensure the Church’s ministries remain vibrant in challenging economic times and amid growing need, Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark today officially launched the 2009-2010 Catholic Ministries Appeal ...
  • Bishop Clark, other New York bishops issue statement on marriage - Friday June 12th, 2009 We face today the prospect of a law in New York which would radically change the timeless institution of marriage. As pastors of citizens from every corner of our great state, we stand unified in our strong opposition to such a drastic measure. Throughout history, different cultures have had different customs regarding marriage. But the one ...
  • Statement on Holocaust Museum violence - Thursday June 11th, 2009 Statement on the violence at the Holocaust Museum in Washington Bishop Matthew H. Clark and the People of the Diocese of Rochester express our deepest sadness at the tragic violence that occurred yesterday at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. We ask God to assuage the pain of loss of Stephen T. Johns’ family. We recommit ...
  • Editor Franz, Courier staff win top awards - Friday June 5th, 2009 Catholic Press Association honors Karen Franz, Catholic Courier Karen Franz, editor and general manager of the Diocese of Rochester’s Catholic Courier, is the 2009 winner of the St. Francis de Sales Award, the highest honor given to an individual by the Catholic Press Association (CPA). The St. Francis de Sales Award is given annually for “outstanding ...