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  • Bishop Clark successfully undergoes hip-replacement surgery - Thursday May 8th, 2008 UPDATE: Bishop Clark now is recovering at home after a week at St. Ann’s Community, Rochester, in rehabilitative therapy. He will return to work as soon as his doctor allows. No date for his return to the office has been set as yet. He continues to do very well and wants everyone to know how ...
  • Annual “Run for the Young” helps youth ministry - Friday May 2nd, 2008 5K run,”fun walk” supports ministry to youth The 12th annual “Run for the Young”, sponsored by the Diocese of Rochester, is Saturday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m., at St. Lawrence Church (1000 N. Greece Road) (click for location map). The Run for the Young is part of the local Runner of the Year race series. Last year, more than ...
  • Diocesan Spirit Alive “Catholic Call-In” is re-scheduled - Thursday May 1st, 2008 NEW DATE AND TIME! Get answers to your questions about the Catholic faith in a special call-in with diocesan experts May 19, 2008 Have you always wondered why we Catholics genuflect? My mother says I can’t be married in the Catholic Church unless I’m confirmed. Is that true? What does the Church teach about divorce?Can I receive Holy Communion ...
  • St. Agnes School honored in national scientific competition - Thursday May 1st, 2008 The Worm Masters Team uses Vermicomposting to help our earth Avon, New York — Bright ideas, solid research and great teamwork won four students from St. Agnes School in Avon a berth as semifinalists in the Christopher Columbus Awards, a nationwide program that challenges middle-school students to explore opportunities for positive change in their communities. Through research, the students ...
  • Hobart-Wm Smith president to speak at St. Bernard’s graduation - Tuesday April 29th, 2008 MEDIA INQUIRIES: Laura F. Hamilton, director of advancement, or Sr. Patricia Schoelles, President, (585) 271-3657 Hobart & William Smith Colleges president to speak at St. Bernard’s 2008 graduation ceremony May 9, 2008 St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry will celebrate its 2008 commencement at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Friday, May 9 at 4:30 p.m. Commencement speaker will be Mark ...
  • Hundreds of students to participate in Catholic Schools Math Fair - Wednesday April 23rd, 2008 Catholic schools Math Fair slated for April 24 17 Monroe County schools will display projects The fourth annual Catholic Schools Math Fair will take place on Thursday, April 24 at Bishop Kearney High School, 125 Kings Highway South. The event, which is sponsored by the Academic Excellence Committee of the Monroe County Catholic Schools Board, will be ...
  • Muslim Catholic Alliance fifth anniversary - Tuesday April 8th, 2008 The Muslim Catholic Alliance celebrated the fifth anniversary of Rochester’s Muslim Catholic Agreement of Understanding and Cooperation at a special gathering Wednesday, April 9. A dinner banquet featuring two national speakers was held at the Turkish Society of Rochester. The Agreement of Mutual Understanding and Cooperation is believed to be the first agreement of its kind in the ...
  • Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility - Monday April 7th, 2008 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. We urge ...
  • Paul Pickering honored with statewide Catholic Charities award - Monday March 17th, 2008 MARCH 17, 2008– Paul T. Pickering, the executive director of the Diocese of Rochester’s Catholic Charities Community Services, has been presented the Vincenza DeFazio Award by the New York State Council of Catholic Charities Directors. The award was established in 1992 to recognize someone who has contributed to the work of the council and exemplifies the ...
  • Bishop Clark among recipients of St. Bonaventure’s Gaudete Medal - Friday March 14th, 2008 Bishop Clark among recipients of St. Bonaventure's Gaudete Medal