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  • Annual Blue Mass Oct. 25 - Friday September 18th, 2015
    You are cordially invited to join Bishop Salvatore R. Matano, as we pray, in gratitude, to God for the safety of all the courageous men and women of law enforcement who so selflessly serve and protect our community.
  • Take part in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of “Nostra Aetate” - Friday August 14th, 2015
    Be a part of our 50th anniversary celebration of interfaith dialogue in the diocese of rochester! Nostra Aetate , also known as the “declaration on the relation of the church to non-christian religions,” is a key Vatican ii document from october 28, 1965, proclaiming the importance of interfaith dialogue. in the document all catholics are called to pursue dialogue and understanding with ...
  • Father Daniel Ruiz welcomed into diocese - Friday August 14th, 2015
    Father Daniel Ruiz welcomed into diocese
  • Partners School Newsletter June 2015 - Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Summer can be a time for learning Summer, too, is for learning, but it doesn’t have to be highly structured learning, says Martin Kilbridge, principal of Siena Catholic Academy in Brighton. It’s important to have a “general engagement of the mind,” he says, but taking a break is part of what summer is all about, “as long as ...
  • Summer 2015 “Theology on Tap” - Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Good Company…Interesting Speakers…Lively Conversation… 2015 Summer Series for Catholics and friends in their twenties and thirties!!! July 22 Will the Church Ever Change? With Fr. Bob Kennedy, Pastor of Blessed Sacrament/St. Boniface /St. Mary’s @ Johnny’s Irish Pub, 1382 Culver Rd , Rochester , NY 14609 July 30 Belonging: What does it mean to be a part of a Church that challeng es? Deacon John Brasley Director of Deacon Personnel and Formation @ Elmwood Inn, 1256 ...
  • CMA sets new all-time record for contributions - Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    The 2014-15 Catholic Ministries Appeal set a new record for contributions, topping the previous record set last year by more than $100,000. Nearly 29,000 donors contributed $5.665 million to the campaign, which ended May 31. This year’s campaign theme was “Attitude of Gratitude.” The average gift to the Appeal also increased from last year to a ...
  • 2015 Pastoral Appointments - Wednesday June 3rd, 2015
    2015 Pastoral Appointments
  • Catholic Schools receive $60,000 grant - Tuesday May 26th, 2015
    Catholic Schools receive $60,000 grant from Fidelis Care for unique learning program Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, has awarded Diocese of Rochester Catholic Schools a $60,000 grant to develop and implement a special learning program called Math & Movement™ for grades K-8 in diocesan schools. By partnering with Math & Movement™, diocesan Catholic Schools aim to combine health, ...
  • Second Collection in parishes to help Nepal earthquake victims - Wednesday April 29th, 2015
    Parishes in the Diocese of Rochester have been encouraged by Bishop of Rochester Salvatore R. Matano to conduct a Second Collection at all Masses the weekend of May 9/10 to aid victims of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal. All proceeds collected will be sent to Catholic Relief Services, which is helping to provide emergency services ...
  • Fidelis Care gives $169,000 in grants - Thursday April 23rd, 2015
    Organizations in Diocese of Rochester Receive $169,000 in Grants from Fidelis Care Non-profit insurer shows commitment to helping the underserved ROCHESTER (April 20, 2015) – Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, announces the distribution of $169,000 from its Community Grant Fund to non-profit organizations in the Diocese of Rochester. The grants support a variety ...