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2021

  • Statement: Diocese seeks approval of settlement with insurers - Friday June 11th, 2021
    The Diocese of Rochester has asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to approve a $35 million settlement agreement with certain underwriters at Lloyd’s London, London Market Insurers and Interstate Fire and Casualty Co., which are among the major insurers involved in our bankruptcy case. A hearing has been scheduled for July 9, 2021. We believe this settlement, ...
  • You’re Invited: Diocesan Patronal Feast Day Mass June 22, 2021 - Tuesday June 8th, 2021
    You're Invited: Diocesan Patronal Feast Day Mass June 22, 2021
  • Two ordained diocesan priests - Saturday June 5th, 2021
    Two ordained diocesan priests
  • Eucharistic Procession with Solemn Benediction June 5 - Thursday June 3rd, 2021
    Saturday, June 5, 2021, 2:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m., led by Bishop Matano Please join us on the eve of Corpus Christi, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. The Eucharistic Procession will begin at Christ Our Light Mausoleum and, weather permitting, proceed through areas of Holy ...
  • Wedding Recognition Mass is Aug. 29 - Thursday June 3rd, 2021
    Wedding Recognition Mass is Aug. 29
  • Religious Freedom Week 2021 - Tuesday June 1st, 2021
    Religious Freedom Week 2021
  • Announcement Regarding Mass Obligation - Saturday May 22nd, 2021
    Pentecost Sunday May 23, 2021 A Statement on a Return to Sunday Mass by the Roman Catholic Bishops of the Upstate New York Dioceses of Buffalo, Ogdensburg, Rochester and Syracuse Praise be to Almighty God, who has been by our side throughout this long and devastating pandemic. He has heard our cries of mourning and been our rock in ...
  • Statement on legalization of recreational marijuana - Monday April 5th, 2021
    Statement on legalization of recreational marijuana
  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Monday April 5th, 2021
    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Bishop Salvatore R. Matano shares an Easter message - Monday March 29th, 2021
    In a video message to the faithful of the Diocese of Rochester, Bishop Salvatore R. Matano talks about faith, hope and charity, the virtues of Easter that were given to us by God himself. By Jeff Witherow | Catholic Courier Published 03.29.2021 https://catholiccourier.com/videos/bishop-salvatore-r-matano-shares-an-easter-message