Catholic Courier

Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Monroe

December 7, 2016
Sister of St. Joseph welcome priests to Motherhouse
Sisters of Saint Joseph welcome priests to Motherhouse

The Sisters of Saint Joseph welcomed 63 priests to their Motherhouse on Monday Dec. 6 for their Annual Priests Christmas Luncheon.

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Courtesy of Dawn Gruba
December 5, 2016
Webster parishioners make Year of Mercy pilgrimage
Webster parishioners make Year of Mercy pilgrimage

When Pope Francis opened the Year of Mercy in December 2015, he encouraged Catholics throughout the world to make pilgrimages to either the Holy Door of Mercy at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome or the designated Holy Doors in their own dioceses. And on Oct. 23, a group of Catholics from Webster did just that.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
December 5, 2016
Program offers prayers for vocations
Program offers prayers for vocations

"The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest" (Matthew 9:37-38).

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
December 5, 2016
Speaker stresses social media safety
Speaker stresses social media safety

In Chris Muscato's experience, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me" doesn't always apply to social media.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
November 30, 2016
Permanent deacon information session set

The Diocese of Rochester is holding an information session about the permanent diaconate at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at St. Mark Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Greece.

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November 30, 2016
Temporary shelter needs donations, volunteers

Rochester Emergency Action Committee for the Homeless will again provide temporary shelter for residents until the House of Mercy reopens in its newly renovated building on Ormond Street early in the new year.

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November 30, 2016
Agency launches new program for those with HIV/AIDS

Catholic Charities Community Services recently launched a new program intended to increase the level of existing housing and supportive services available to people living with HIV and AIDS. 

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November 7, 2016
Documentary to highlight work of Rochester homeless shelter
Documentary to highlight work of Rochester homeless shelter

During a Nov. 6 liturgy celebrated at the House of Mercy, Basilian Father Thomas Rosica had the congregation repeat the words of Mother Teresa that were on a business card that she had given him years ago.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
October 31, 2016
Centenarian touted for longevity, faithfulness
Centenarian touted for longevity, faithfulness

Theresa Mingoia lives by herself and does her own laundry and housekeeping.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
October 31, 2016
Young adults invited to 'prayer crawl' Dec. 9

All young adults in the diocese are invited to participate in an Advent Prayer Crawl on Dec. 9.

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