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April 24, 2017
Diocese offers Mass to celebrate wedding anniversaries

All couples in the diocese who have been married 10 years or more are invited to the annual diocesan Wedding Jubilee Mass May 21.

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April 10, 2017
CMA tops $6 M for second year

Diocese of Rochester officials announced recently that the Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) has exceeded the $6 million mark for the second consecutive year — the first two times in the 36-year history of the campaign.

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March 16, 2017
Bishop Matano's 2017 Holy Week/Triduum schedule
Bishop Matano's 2017 Holy Week/Triduum schedule

The following is Bishop Salvatore R. Matano's schedule for Holy Week and the Sacred Triduum.

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March 9, 2017
Churches cancel Masses in wake of windstorm

Due to an extended period without power and damage sustained on its property during a wind storm March 8, St. Paul Church, 783 Hard Road, Webster, is canceling all weekend Masses March 11 and 12. 

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March 3, 2017
Workshop focuses on child poverty

Providing a faith response to childhood poverty in Rochester is the focus of a workshop that will be held later this month.

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February 28, 2017
Refugee programs unsettled
Refugee programs unsettled

Ap Bishop will never forget the way he felt looking out at America for the first time as his plane touched down at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2003.

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February 27, 2017
Bishop Matano grants dispensation

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has granted a dispensation from eating meat on St. Patrick's Day, March 17. 

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February 27, 2017
Rochester continues to be a 'sanctuary city'
Rochester continues to be a 'sanctuary city'

Rochester City Council unanimously voted in February for the city to continue as a "sanctuary city" for immigrants and refugees, despite the threat of losing federal funding.

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