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  • Bishop, interfaith leaders rally for immigration reform - Wednesday May 23rd, 2007 Bishop Clark, other religious leaders to hold prayer vigil for comprehensive immigration reform — Bishop Matthew Clark and other Rochester area religious leaders will lead ” An Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.” . Nearly every major faith group will be represented. The rally is aimed at sparking “A Day of a Thousand Conversations: Twenty-four hours to engage your ...
  • Bishop, Rochester mayor hold news conference on Urban Ministry - Monday May 21st, 2007 Celebration of Catholic Church’s commitment to the City — Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark, joined by Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy, will hold a news conference Monday at 10:00 a.m. at an historic and diverse gathering of more than 150 Catholic city priests, deacons, and lay ministers involved in Catholic city ministry. Those attending the gathering for Urban Ministry Day will ...
  • Diocese appoints new chief financial officer - Tuesday April 24th, 2007 Lisa M. Passero appointed chief financial officer Rochester, New York (April 24) – Lisa M. Passero has been appointed chief financial officer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, diocesan officials announced today. She will begin work in May 2007. Passero, who lives in Rochester, has served in a variety of lead financial-management positions throughout her career, most recently as ...
  • Theology on Tap Events scheduled - Monday April 16th, 2007 Theology on Tap For Catholics and Friends in their 20s and 30s Wednesday Nights at 7:30 p.m. at Nola’s BBQ 4775 Lake Ave. Charlotte Beach! 663-3375 April 18th: “Catholic dot com” How being Catholic changes life online… Sr. Connie Derby Diocesan AV Librarian and Media Guru April 25th: “Catholic Quirks” Why Catholics do the weird things we do… Fr. Lee Chase Pastor, St. Thomas More May 2nd: ...
  • Bishop Clark’s first podcast - Wednesday April 11th, 2007 In his first use of the increasing popular technology of podcasting, Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark offers thoughts on living the “Easter life” and on the power of faith to transform lives. The Bishop’s message kicks off a series of podcasts through Pentecost, the feast 50 days after Easter on which Christians celebrate the coming of the Holy ...
  • MC Catholic Schools Golf Classic slated for June - Wednesday March 28th, 2007 11th Annual Monroe County Catholic Schools golf tournament at Greystone June 26 The 11th Annual Catholic Schools Scholarship Golf Classic will be held on June 26, 2007, at Greystone Golf Club in Walworth. Proceeds will benefit the Diocese of Rochester’s Monroe County Catholic Schools. Teams, sponsors, donations of auction items and raffle prizes are being sought to help raise funds ...
  • Diocese debuts “The Joy of Stewardship” - Tuesday March 27th, 2007 Catholic Diocese plans 2007 Stewardship Day – The Diocese of Rochester’s Stewardship Day 2007 will be held on May 5, 2007, at St. Patrick’s Church in Victor. The event will feature the introduction of a new diocesan program, “The Joy of Stewardship,” which is aimed at promoting Stewardship of time, talent and treasure as a way of life in ...
  • Providence Housing team reaches out to flood victims - Thursday March 22nd, 2007 PROVIDENCE HOUSING, ROCHESTER CONSTRUCTION FIRM TO TRAVEL TO TIOGA COUNTY TO REBUILD FLOODED HOMES – Donations of money, gift cards are sought to help defray costs Staff from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester’s Providence Housing Development Corp. and LeCesse Construction Co. will travel to Owego, Nichols and Apalachin to rebuild homes damaged in flooding last summer. Although the ...
  • Catholic Ministries Appeal tops 90 percent of goal - Friday March 2nd, 2007 Local Catholic Ministries Appeal at more than 90 percent of goal With three months to go,$4.8 million has been raised toward $5.3 million goal Roman Catholics in the 12-county Diocese of Rochester have donated more than $4.8 million toward Bishop Matthew Clark’s $5.3 million Catholic Ministries Appeal goal for 2006-07. The Appeal is running about $400,000 ahead of last year ...
  • Public Policy Weekend focuses on “Children at Risk” - Tuesday February 6th, 2007 Roman Catholics will be signing a petition to New York Governor Spitzer and other state government officials as part of their study of the subject of “Children at Risk” at parishes throughout the 12-county Diocese of Rochester this weekend (Feb. 10-11, 2007). They’ll be examining what they can do as a faith group and as New York citizens ...

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