Catholic Courier

Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Monroe

February 27, 2017
Mass recalls heroic efforts of late priest, nun

When they awoke on Feb. 20, 1967, Father George Weinmann and Sister Lilian Marie McLaughlin, SSND, did not know that by early afternoon they'd perform actions that would cost them their lives -- and render them modern-day martyrs in the eyes of many.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
February 27, 2017
Teacher pens children's book
Teacher pens children's book

Several years ago, when she was a graduate student pursuing a degree in education from St. John Fisher College, Jessica Dever wrote a children's book as part of one of her assignments. She never imagined, as she was putting that homemade book together, that she'd one day be reading it to students in her own classroom.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
February 27, 2017
Local Catholics explore their faith
Local Catholics explore their faith

Sarah Goodenough felt a desire to come back to church again, thanks in part to her 7-year-old son, Sam.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
February 27, 2017
Youth's death prompts seminar at Gates church
Youth's death prompts seminar at Gates church

Makenna "Kenna" Dadey was, in the eyes of her friends Brooke Leary and Molly Westcott, a popular girl with an appealing sense of humor. What they remember best, they said, was her big heart.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
February 23, 2017
McQuaid grad earns big finish on PGA Tour

Dominic Bozzelli, a 2009 graduate of McQuaid Jesuit High School, is making a big splash in his rookie season on the Professional Golfers Association tour.

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January 30, 2017
Pearl Harbor survivor feels 'very fortunate'
Pearl Harbor survivor feels 'very fortunate'

 Fresh from celebrating his 97th birthday on Jan 23, Stanley Hwalek retains the vitality of a person many years younger.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
January 30, 2017
Teen perseveres despite setbacks
Teen perseveres despite setbacks

"I have to keep fighting and put my faith in God." Those are the words Shana Campbell said to Deacon Kevin Carges last fall, just weeks after undergoing her fifth surgery in three months.

 

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
January 30, 2017
Feast day recalls the gift of salvation
Feast day recalls the gift of salvation

Deacon Salvador Otero said the extreme cold may have kept people away from Holy Apostles' annual celebration of Three Kings Day, but the tradition remains alive for many Latino families locally.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
January 25, 2017
Two deacon info sessions scheduled

Information sessions about permanent deacon formation are being offered by the Diocese of Rochester.

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January 25, 2017
Sept. 11 bell to be used locally

A bell used in 9/11 memorial tributes and ceremonies will be featured in an annual memorial service to honor local residents who have died alone.

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