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Students celebrate Catholic education
Students celebrate Catholic education Courier photo by Jeff Witherow
February 1, 2016

Catholic-school students around the Diocese of Rochester are celebrating Catholic education during a special week dedicated to Catholic schools.

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Recognizing for February
February 1, 2016

Students at St. Mary School in Canandaigua participated in a National Geographic Bee school-level competition on Jan. 8. 

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Catholic schools are vital part of church's mission, archbishop says
January 29, 2016

National Catholic Schools Week 2016 will be celebrated across the United States Jan. 31- Feb. 6 with the theme "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service."

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Priests find comfort that in studying the universe, they come closer to God
January 29, 2016

For a long time, Father Timothy Martinez felt alone.

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Heavenly mysteries: Questions of faith, science intersect at astronomy workshop
January 28, 2016

Every time Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno looks through a telescope at a deep sky object or examines a piece of a 4-billion-year-old meteorite that found its way to Earth, he says he's exploring a mystery that spans both science and faith.

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With new initiative, Knights aim to work more closely with parishes
With new initiative, Knights aim to work more closely with parishes
January 20, 2016

The Knights of Columbus has announced an initiative designed to bring the Knights into closer cooperation with parishes.

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Youths find NCYC a 'life-changing' experience
Youths find NCYC a 'life-changing' experience
December 8, 2015

Ashley Turcotte had never been to the National Catholic Youth Conference before. The high-school junior had talked with other youths who had attended, but she didn't really know what to expect.

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Homeless, poor get star treatment at Vatican movie premiere
Homeless, poor get star treatment at Vatican movie premiere
December 3, 2015

The usual fanfare that comes with the world premiere of a movie is pretty standard: the lights and cameras, the celebrities walking down the red carpet and screaming fans trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite actors. 

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