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Finger Lakes

June 5, 2017
Music helps teens live faith
Music helps teens live faith

Courier photo by John Haeger

Madelyn Houck, Clare DeMarco and Sarah Parshall are just three of the 23 high-school students who received the Diocese of Rochester’s Music Ministry Recognition Award during a Lessons and Carols service at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Rochester on April 30.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
June 5, 2017
Pasta dinner builds community
Pasta dinner builds community

For a few hours each month, Schrader Hall is the hottest Italian restaurant in Auburn. The hall, which is located on the grounds of St. Mary Parish, serves up more than 200 pasta dinners on the second Tuesday evening of each month between September and May. 

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
June 5, 2017
Donated clothing benefits parishes
Donated clothing benefits parishes

St. Pauly Textile’s tan-colored, wood frame drop-off sheds have become a familiar sight throughout the region over the past 20 years.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
June 5, 2017
Annual bike event to benefit Penn Yan school

St. Michael School in Penn Yan will hold its eighth-annual Bike the Bluff fundraiser June 17.

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May 26, 2017
Parish sells used books in Shortsville

St. Peter Parish will hold used book sales each Friday and Saturday morning during the month of June.

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May 25, 2017
St. Mary students inducted into honor society
St. Mary students inducted into honor society

Five students at Canandaigua’s St. Mary School have been inducted into the Rev. Thomas P. Mull Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.

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Courtesy of St. Mary School
May 1, 2017
Former chaplain enjoys new role
Former chaplain enjoys new role

For most of his life, Deacon Gregory Kiley had not been one to become overly involved with politics or government’s inner workings. That all changed last June, however, when he became justice-and-peace coordinator for Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes as well as Catholic Charities of Wayne County.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
April 28, 2017
Local teachers awarded fellowships
Local teachers awarded fellowships

As all their students are reveling in their summer vacations, three teachers from St. Mary School in Canandaigua will be heading back to school this summer.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
April 26, 2017
Initiative encourages Marian devotion
Initiative encourages Marian devotion

More than a dozen people, including five children, were gathered in the living room of Amie Agustin Pasion’s home April 23, yet the room was quiet except for the small voice of 7-year-old Leuel Dalupang.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
April 21, 2017
Sale benefits pro-life efforts

Finger Lakes Area Right to Life will hold its annual Mother’s Day carnation sale before and after the May 13-14 Masses at several local churches.

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