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  • 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 ...
  • Restructuring initiative addresses critical financial issues facing Catholic Schools; tuition rate to drop 27% - Friday January 18th, 2008
    Related materials: Letter to Parents/Guardians of Catholic school children Q & A Map of Monroe County schools (PDF) Bishop Clark’s November 2007 letter on issues facing Catholic schools   Critical issues addressed by Schools Task Force A spiraling deficit of more than $1 million for our Monroe County school system, which, unchecked, would rise to more than $5 million next year. Escalating tuition ...