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2022

  • Letter to the Faithful, November 3, 2022 - Thursday November 3rd, 2022
      Diocese Files Proposed Restructuring Support Agreement with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Update: Frequently Asked Questions Letter to the Faithful, November 3, 2022  
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Update: Frequently Asked Questions - Thursday November 3rd, 2022
    November 3, 2022 1 Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Update Frequently Asked Questions Q1. What was announced on November 3, 2022? A1. The Diocese of Rochester has filed a motion seeking approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of New York of a Restructuring Support Agreement between the Diocese and the Committee of Unsecured Creditors that would outline ...
  • Diocese Files Proposed Restructuring Support Agreement with U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Thursday November 3rd, 2022
    11/3/22 NEWS RELEASE Issued Nov. 3, 2022 Contact: Deacon Ed Giblin 585.328.3228, x 1237 communications@dor.org Diocese Files Proposed Restructuring Support Agreement with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Seeks Formation of a Trust to Compensate Survivors of Sexual Abuse Rochester, NY – The Diocese of Rochester has filed a motion seeking approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York of a Restructuring Support ...
  • DOR Publication Notice of Insurance Settlement Motion - Monday October 24th, 2022
    UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK In re The Diocese of Rochester, Chapter 11 Case No. 19-20905 The Diocese of Rochester v. The Continental Insurance Company, et al., Adversary Proceeding No. 19-ap-02021 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that on May 20, 2022, The Diocese of Rochester (“Diocese”) filed its Motion to Approve Proposed Insurance Settlements to Fund Survivor Compensation Trust (“Settlement Motion”). ...
  • Corning school will not reopen for upcoming school year - Wednesday August 24th, 2022
    All Saints Academy in Corning will not reopen for the 2022-23 school year due to a sudden and severe drop in enrollment. School families, teachers and staff were notified of the decision — which came just three weeks before classes were set to begin — in a letter dated Aug. 18. The letter was signed by ...
  • Father Aaron Kelly is Rochester Diocese’s newest priest - Monday July 11th, 2022
    ROCHESTER — A vocational call that first surfaced in second grade, and never wavered, has now been answered in full by Father Aaron Kelly.Father Kelly’s 20-year pursuit of the priesthood was realized on the morning of July 2, when Bishop Salvatore R. Matano ordained him at Sacred Heart Cathedral. “Amazing” is how Father Kelly described his ...
  • Statement from Bishop Matano regarding the Supreme Court Decision: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization - Friday June 24th, 2022
    By God’s Providence, as the United States Supreme Court today released their decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, I was with the Sisters of Life at their Motherhouse in New York preparing to celebrate Holy Mass for them for the Renewal of Vows of ten sisters; tomorrow I will celebrate Holy Mass for the First Procession ...
  • Bishop: Jesus in the Eucharist helps us bear our burdens - Tuesday June 21st, 2022
    ROCHESTER — A throng of people singing hymns in English, Spanish and Latin followed Bishop Salvatore R. Matano as he carried the Blessed Sacrament aloft through the streets surrounding Corpus Christi Church June 19. The eucharistic procession began at the church on East Main Street and continued onto Prince Street, which the Rochester Police Department had ...
  • Toward a Pro-Life Future in the Empire State (A statement by the Catholic Bishops of New York State) - Thursday May 12th, 2022
    Humanity’s salvation history was forever changed when a poor, devout Jewish girl from Galilee affirmatively said yes to life and set in motion the birth, ministry, sacrificial death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mary’s fiat (“Thy will be done.”) was a gift of love to humanity, given freely in spite of her inability to know all that would ...
  • 2022 Easter Triduum schedules for Monroe County parishes - Wednesday March 30th, 2022
    The following list of in-person Easter Triduum Masses and services for Diocese of Rochester parishes located in Monroe County was compiled from parish bulletins and websites. If a parish doesn’t have times listed, it is because these resources were not available or updated, and information will be added to this list as soon as it becomes ...