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2012

  • Tragedy in Connecticut - Friday December 21st, 2012 “What we believe, where we are, and how we live out our faith can make a great difference in the struggle against violence. We see the loss of lives. We serve the victims. We feel the fear. We must confront this growing culture of violence with a commitment to life, a vision of hope and ...
  • New “Forgiven’ website - Friday December 21st, 2012 The Catholic Church believes the Sacrament of Penance (sometimes called Reconciliation or Confession) is a graced opportunity for us to celebrate God’s forgiveness. The Sacrament calls us to a true sorrow for the sins we have committed, along with an intention to repair our lives and our relationships with God and our community.
  • ROC THE DAY ministries - Monday December 3rd, 2012 December 12, 2012 About ROC the Day Superintendent’s Hardship Fund  Bishop Clark Youth Fund Catholic Ministries Appeal
  • New poster: Pray for Our Seminarians - Friday November 16th, 2012 Did not our hearts burn within us, as he talked with us along the way and opened the scriptures to us? -Luke 24:32
  • Plenary Indulgence in the Year of Faith - Friday November 16th, 2012 On October 5, 2012, the Apostolic Penitentiary announced that from October 11, 2012 through November 24, 2013, all the faithful who, being truly repentant of their sins, may acquire a Plenary Indulgence by celebrating the Sacrament of Penance, receiving Holy Communion, praying for the Pope’s intentions and performing one of the following penances adapted, according to the ...
  • Plenary Indulgence in the Year of Faith - Thursday November 15th, 2012 On October 5, the Apostolic Penitentiary announced that from October 11, 2012 through November 24, 2013, all the faithful who, being truly repentant of their sins, may acquire a Plenary Indulgence by celebrating the Sacrament of Penance, receiving Holy Communion, praying for the Pope’s intentions and performing one of the following penances adapted, according to the decree, for ...
  • Lessons & Carols at St. Kateri Tekakwitha - Thursday November 15th, 2012 Lessons and Carols The Msgr. Burns Knights of Columbus Council are sponsoring Lessons and Carols on Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Kateri Tekakwitha at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 4536 St. Paul Blvd. This beautiful service of Scripture and song dates back to the late 19th century.  Nine Scripture lessons recount the Fall, the ...
  • How to help Hurricane Sandy victims - Tuesday November 6th, 2012 http://www.catholiccourier.com/search?query=news%20local%20news%20second%20collection%20to%20benefit%20hurricane%20sandy%20relief
  • Faithful Citizenship - Tuesday October 23rd, 2012 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.
  • Catholic Schools students reach out - Friday October 12th, 2012 Students reach out with helping hands Oct. 11, 2012 — You are never too young to learn the art of being “other-centered,” says Sister Carolyn Rosica, RSM. Her third-graders at Seton Catholic School in Brighton every year collect socks and underwear for refugee families who visit Saints Place in Pittsford, where they find many of the ...