• Oct 31, 2013
    Each fall Heberle Farms welcomes migrant workers to pick thousands of bushels of apples in their orchards in Brockport and Orleans County.
  • Oct 23, 2013
    St. Peter's Kitchen has been a beacon of hope on the west side of Rochester, serving up hot lunches and friendly smiles.
  • Bonnie DePrez, a parishioner of Avon's St. Agnes Church, has been working on a volunteer basis to restore artwork at St. Agnes and at Lima's St. Rose Church, where she recently completed a restoration of the Stations of the Cross.

    Bonnie DePrez, a parishioner of Avon's St. Agnes Church, has been working on a volunteer basis to restore artwork at St. Agnes and at Lima's St. Rose Church, where she recently completed a restoration of the Stations of the Cross. She has now turned her attention to refurbishing several statues at St. Rose. Hear DePrez talk about why these projects are important to her.

    Apr 07, 2013
    Bonnie DePrez, a parishioner of Avon's St. Agnes Church, has been working on a volunteer basis to restore artwork.
  • Eight students at Siena Catholic Academy in Brighton recently volunteered to have their hair shortened for a good cause.

    Eight students at Siena Catholic Academy in Brighton recently volunteered to have their hair shortened for a good cause. The hair will be given to Locks of Love, which provides hair pieces to children suffering from medical hair loss, and to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, a partnership with the American Cancer Society that benefits women battling cancer. Click here to view more photos from this event and/or buy prints.

    Mar 04, 2013
    Eight students at Siena Catholic Academy in Brighton recently volunteered to have their hair shortened for a good cause.
  • Prekindergarten through second-grade students at St. Joseph School in Auburn got to meet Santa Claus and indulge in some Christmas treats during a Dec. 14 "Breakfast with Santa" in the school cafeteria.

    Prekindergarten through second-grade students at St. Joseph School in Auburn got to meet Santa Claus and indulge in some Christmas treats during a Dec. 14 "Breakfast with Santa" in the school cafeteria. Each child had a chance to sit on Santa's lap and got doughnuts and a candy cane. Students also posed for a group photo with Santa, and two of the classes sang Christmas carols to him.

    Dec 16, 2012
    Prekindergarten through second-grade students at St. Joseph School in Auburn got to meet Santa Claus.
  • Students at St. Joseph School in Penfield were in the holiday spirit this week as they worked on several Thanksgiving projects.

    Students at St. Joseph School in Penfield were in the holiday spirit this week as they worked on several Thanksgiving projects. On Monday preschool students took part in a Thanksgiving story time and craft session; kindergartners dressed as pilgrims and Native Americans for a special feast; and second-graders made 16 pies to be donated to Open Door Mission. On Tuesday prekindergarten students dressed as Native Americans and heard Thanksgiving stories, and fifth-graders collected and organized food items for Thanksgiving baskets that were given to needy families. The Catholic Courier spoke to some of the kindergartners and second-graders about what they were most thankful for.

    Nov 19, 2012
    Students at St. Joseph School in Penfield were in the holiday spirit this week as they worked on several Thanksgiving projects.

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