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  • Re-development of Holy Rosary campus celebrated - Thursday April 25th, 2013
    (Posted 4/26/13) – Providence Housing and Mary’s Place Outreach is celebrating the re-development of the former Holy Rosary parish campus, 414 Lexington Avenue, Rochester. Now known as Holy Rosary Apartments, the former church has been converted into a vital community center for the neighborhood and the former school and convent now house beautiful apartments to help low-income families and ...
  • Good News! Catholic Charities newsletter - Monday April 22nd, 2013
    We are proud to present The Good News – a new Diocesan Catholic Charities quarterly newsletter. Through this and ensuing issues, we will keep you apprised about the invaluable work of our Diocesan Catholic Charities family of agencies who enhance the lives of more than a quarter-million people in our 12-county diocese each year.
  • Support Our Priests: “Our Legacy, Our Future, Our Hope” Campaign - Tuesday April 16th, 2013
    Support Our Priests: "Our Legacy, Our Future, Our Hope" Campaign
  • Sign up for the Run for the Young - Friday April 12th, 2013
      5K Run for Adults and Youth And 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at St. Lawrence Church 1000 N. Greece Road, Rochester, NY Saturday, May 5, 2018 Please go to to register For Catholic School participants, please register by filling out this form and sending it back to
  • New Schools Superintendent - Monday April 8th, 2013
    Anthony S. Cook III is appointed Catholic Schools Superintendent  Anthony S. Cook III has been named Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Rochester, effective July 1, 2013. He will succeed Superintendent Anne Willkens Leach, who is retiring. Cook, a Rochester native, is currently the Principal of Seton Catholic School in Brighton, a position he has held ...
  • Fr. Rosica, Vatican spokesman, to speak here April 13 - Wednesday April 3rd, 2013
    Pope Francis and Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. Assistant Spokesperson for the Vatican to speak at Peace of Christ Parish’s St. Ambrose Church 25 Empire Boulevard at Culver Road Saturday, April 13th at 2:00 P.M. Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., native son of Peace of Christ Parish’s St. Ambrose Church, will speak at St. Ambrose Church in Rochester on Saturday, April 13, ...
  • Resources: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Monday April 1st, 2013
  • Bp. Cunningham’s Easter Message - Friday March 22nd, 2013
    Easter Message 2013 Dear Friends in Christ, The Gospels provide us with beautiful accounts of the Resurrection. Easter Sunday’s account tells us about Mary Magdalene’s visit to Jesus’ tomb and her anguish at finding it empty. We are told that Mary Magdalene “came to the tomb, early in the morning while it was still dark” (Jn 20:1).  She ...
  • Charities’ Balinsky honored - Monday March 18th, 2013
    Jack Balinsky to receive Bishop Mugavero Award from NYS Council of Catholic Charities Directors Jack Balinsky, director of Diocese of Rochester Catholic Charities, will receive the Bishop Mugavero Award from the New York State Catholic Conference Council of Catholic Charities Directors. The award recognizes an individual who, in the spirit of the late Bishop Francis Mugavero, ...
  • Masses for Pope Francis locally - Friday March 15th, 2013