Catholic Courier

Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Monroe

April 21, 2017
Run for the Young is set for May 6

All youth and adults in the diocese are invited to lace up their running or walking shoes and take part in 21st-annual Run for the Young May 6.

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April 17, 2017
Easter celebrated with egg hunt
Easter celebrated with egg hunt
Courtesy of Kerri Kiniorski
April 3, 2017
New shelter is ‘gift from God’
New shelter is ‘gift from God’

 The new House of Mercy homeless shelter is beyond a dream come true for the organization’s founder.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
April 3, 2017
Ministry of love changes lives
Ministry of love changes lives

Jesuit Father Gregory Boyle learned a long time ago that he cannot save anyone.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
April 3, 2017
Advocates take part in D.C. events

Two parishioners from the Diocese of Rochester will join Catholic peace-and-justice organizations and members of the Consistent Life Network in Washington, D.C., April 6 to take part in events surrounding the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I.

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March 10, 2017
Churches cancel Masses in wake of windstorm
Churches cancel Masses in wake of windstorm

Some parishes in Monroe County sustained property damage and have been without power for an extended period of time in the wake of a windstorm on March 8.

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March 3, 2017
St. Paul’s Celebrates 50 Years
St. Paul’s Celebrates 50 Years
February 27, 2017
Mass recalls heroic efforts of late priest, nun
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
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