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2008

  • Catholic Ministries Appeal tops $4 million - Wednesday December 10th, 2008 CAMPAIGN UPDATE Catholic Ministries Appeal tops $4 million Contributions to this year’s Catholic Ministries Appeal have topped the $4 million mark. The goal of this year’s campaign, which runs through May 31, 2009, is $5.39 million. As of today, more than 28,000 Roman Catholic households have contributed $4,057,000 to the appeal. Contributions to the Appeal enable the diocese to ...
  • Creches from around the world on display - Monday December 1st, 2008 Creches on display at Sacred Heart Cathedral More than 70 crèches from around the world will be on display at Sacred Heart Cathedral through Jan. 5, 2009. The exhibit is free and open to the public daily from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., including weekends. The crèches are from the family collection of Rochester-area resident Sonia Pospichal. Sonia ...
  • Second season of Spirit Alive! kicks-off with blessing of Bibles - Monday November 24th, 2008 Blessing of Bibles this weekend (Nov 29-30) at Diocese of Rochester parishes Catholics throughout the 12-county Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester are invited to bring their personal and family Bibles to church this coming weekend (Saturday evening and Sunday) for a special Blessing of Bibles. The Blessing of Bibles will launch the second season of Spirit Alive! ...
  • Bishop Clark undergoes knee-replacement surgery - Tuesday November 4th, 2008 Nov. 4, 2008 — Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, Roman Catholic bishop of Rochester, successfully underwent surgical replacement of his right knee today. His surgical team was pleased with the outcome; no complications were reported. The surgery was performed by Dr. Allen D. Boyd Jr. at Highland Hospital in Rochester. Dr. Boyd and his team replaced ...
  • Rochester-area Catholic Schools (Grades 7-12) Open Houses - Wednesday October 29th, 2008 We Have Faith in Your Future – Rochester area Catholic schools provide students with the skills and knowledge they will need to take on leadership roles in every aspect of their lives. Our students thrive in a values-based, caring environment, supported by a network of dedicated faculty, staff, parents and community members. We invite you to see all that Catholic ...
  • Bishops’ on voting: “Our Cherished Right, Our Solemn Duty” - Wednesday October 22nd, 2008 Our Cherished Right, Our Solemn Duty By the Catholic Bishops of New York State Every four years, 12 months prior to the presidential election, the Bishops of the United States issue a statement calling Catholics to faithful citizenship. Simply put, faithful citizenship refers to our duty as Catholics to be full participants in the public square in order to make our nation and ...
  • Cathedral Halloran-All Saints Organ 2008-09 concert schedule - Friday October 10th, 2008 You’re always welcome at the Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester, NY The Halloran-All Saints Organ 2008-2009 Concert Series (All concerts are free unless otherwise indicated. All are welcome!) St. George Roman Catholic Church 100th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, October 11, 2008 , at 1 p.m. Concert by Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Youth Choir from Lithuania. The Halloran-All Saints ...
  • Final Masses scheduled at two Rochester churches - Tuesday September 23rd, 2008 Closing Masses have been scheduled at two Rochester churches as part of a consolidation at Our Lady of the Americas Parish from three worship sites to one. The closing Masses are: Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 60 Woodward St. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at 4 p.m. at Holy Redeemer/St. Francis ...
  • Bishop to honor members of law enforcement - Tuesday September 23rd, 2008 Men and women of law enforcement to be honored at Cathedral “Blue Mass” Oct. 19 Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, bishop of Rochester, will preside at the annual “Blue Mass” for members of law enforcement in the Greater Rochester-Monroe County area on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Mass will begin at 11:15 ...
  • Our Faith, Our Future: 2008-09 Catholic Ministries Appeal - Sunday September 21st, 2008 Bishop Clark launches 2008-09 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Calling on Catholics to help bolster the Church’s ministries and ensure a strong Diocese for future generations, Bishop Matthew Clark today officially launched the 2008-09 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA). The CMA funds ministries for more than 350,000 Catholics in 12 counties. The campaign goal is $5.39 ...