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  • St. Patrick School to close in June - Friday March 20th, 2015
    (March 20, 2015) – After more than 150 years of educating generations of children, St. Patrick School in Owego will close its doors in June 2015 at the end of the school year. The recommendation to close the school, presented by St. Patrick parish and school leaders, was accepted by The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano, ...
  • New food pantry a ministry of the Cathedral - Thursday March 19th, 2015
    Joseph’s Place food pantry to open March 25 Joseph ‘s Place, a new food pantry housed in the former Sacred Heart convent at 287 Flower City Park, will open on Wednesday March 25. Joseph’s Place is a ministry of the Cathedral Community, a Roman Catholic parish that worships at Sacred Heart Cathedral. More than 40 volunteers have ...
  • Siena Catholic Academy to provide laptops to all new 6th graders - Monday March 16th, 2015
    Siena Catholic Academy to give each new 6th grader a Chromebook laptop computer School also launching full-scale professional development of teachers in technology In an initiative to broaden its educational horizons for both students and teachers, Siena Catholic Academy in Brighton will equip all incoming 6th graders with a new Google Chromebook laptop computer beginning in the ...
  • Holy Grounds March 26 - Friday February 20th, 2015
    Join the Sisters of Life for a “Buzz Session” on faith and life issues that matter to young adults. Bring your hard questions!
  • Sisters of Life event for high-school age girls - Friday February 20th, 2015
    Join the Sisters of Life for Cupcakes and Converstation!
  • Lenten Morning of Reflection - Friday February 20th, 2015
    Make Our Hearts Like Yours Through prayer, conversation and ritual, we will enter into the scriptures of the fifth Sunday of Lent when Jesus predicts His suffering, death, and Resurrection and prepares His disciples to believe in the salvation that His death would accomplish. There we will question, how did Jesus deal with pain and suffering? ...
  • Bishop Matano’s letter on Education Tax Credit - Thursday February 19th, 2015
    Dear Parents, Teachers, Friends and Supporters of our children in Catholic Schools: I write to inform you of a very positive development in our advocacy efforts to enact the state Education Tax Credit proposal and, once again, to seek your help. Because so many of you have spoken our on this issue, Governor Cuomo has included our ...
  • Resources for LENT 2015 - Tuesday February 17th, 2015
    Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life.
  • Action Alert: Education Tax Credit - Friday February 6th, 2015
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  • Diocese Marches for Life - Wednesday January 21st, 2015
    More than 400 Diocese of Rochester parishioners joined Bishop of Rochester Salvatore R. Matano and thousands of women, men and children from across the nation in Washington, D.C. Thursday for the January 22, 2015, March for Life, held annually on the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Roe vs Wade decision which legalized abortion in ...