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2020

  • Holy Week livestreams in the Diocese of Rochester - Thursday April 2nd, 2020 In response to information provided by local and state government and health officials concerning the coronavirus, Masses in the Diocese of Rochester remain suspended.  Priests will continue to say private Mass and some diocesan parishes plan to continue livestreaming Holy Week Masses. Here is the list of parishes planning to livestream private Holy Week Masses (we ...
  • Letter to Priests and Administrators, Coronavirus Update, April 1, 2020 - Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Letter to Priests and Administrators, Coronavirus Update, April 1, 2020
  • Bishop Matano to celebrate Holy Week with live stream liturgies - Monday March 30th, 2020 Bishop Matano to celebrate Holy Week with live stream liturgies
  • MEMORANDUM – Palm Sunday clarification - Friday March 27th, 2020 MEMORANDUM - Palm Sunday clarification
  • In response to pandemic, pope sets March 27 blessing, indulgence - Thursday March 26th, 2020 In response to pandemic, pope sets March 27 blessing, indulgence
  • Bishop grants dispensation from Lenten meat abstinence - Saturday March 21st, 2020 Bishop grants dispensation from Lenten meat abstinence
  • Letter to Priests and Pastoral Administrators - Friday March 20th, 2020 Allow me to offer you my prayers and deep gratitude to you and your staffs for your cooperation as we deal with the tragic effects of the Coronavirus Disease and its harsh implications upon our ability to serve the faithful, entailing many sacrifices on the part of all. During this past week you have had ...
  • Letter to the Faithful: Response to COVID-19, the Coronavirus Disease - Tuesday March 17th, 2020 Yesterday, March 16, 2020, I issued a Statement announcing that all public Masses in our Diocese have been suspended due to the ongoing threats, sickness and deaths created by the Coronavirus. I am united in prayer with all of you, especially the sick, the poor and all suffering personally from the devastating effects of this ...
  • List of televised and live-stream Masses - Tuesday March 17th, 2020 In response to information provided by local and state government and health officials concerning the coronavirus, the Diocese of Rochester has suspended public Masses until further notice. Priests will continue to say private Mass and some diocesan parishes plan to continue live streaming. Here is the list of parishes planning to live stream private Masses ...
  • Statement regarding Coronavirus and the Suspension of All Public Masses - Monday March 16th, 2020 Due to growing concerns, ongoing medical advice, as well as continuing local and state government restrictions in social settings to limit the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, all public Masses in the Diocese of Rochester are suspended until further notice, effective immediately, March 16, 2020. Churches however, will remain accessible for private prayer, pending ...

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