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  • 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
  • St. Agnes School in Avon presents ‘A Night in Killarney’ - Friday March 7th, 2008 Press Release Contact: Melissa Savino Phone: (585) 226-8500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 AM EDT, March 6th, 2008 St. Agnes School proudly presents… “A Night in Killarney” A Fun, Family Night Under the Stars! featuring The Dady Brothers in Concert Irish Dinner Buffet & Reverse Raffle Draw Saturday May 3rd , 2008 from 6:30-10pm On the lawn (under a tent) at St. Agnes Church ~ Irish Buffet Dinner & Dessert ~ ...
  • Bishop’s statement on Catholic schools - Tuesday February 12th, 2008 After careful review of proposals by parents, Bishop Matthew Clark has determined that the plan announced Jan. 18 to close 13 Monroe County Catholic Schools will proceed. “While I greatly appreciate these proposals, I remain confident that the Task Force recommendations to close these schools and focus our resources on 11 remaining schools is the best ...
  • Special services of reconciliation and hope - Friday February 8th, 2008 Special Services of Reconciliation and Hope Throughout the Diocese As part of the Diocese of Rochester’s Spirit Alive! Spiritual Renewal, aimed at deepening people’s relationship with Jesus Christ, special prayer Services of Reconciliation and Hope are being held in numerous churches throughout the 12-county diocese. The prayer services are an opportunity for people for prayer, reflection on ...

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