Bishop Salvatore R. Matano was the principal celebrant and homilist for the annual Respect Life Mass Oct. 6 at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. At the end of Mass, Bishop Matano presented the Vita Award to this year’s winners.
Seton Catholic School students Julia Fleming (from left,) Josie Fleming and Marco DeAscentiis watch the procession during the annual Respect Life Mass Oct. 6 at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral.
Cross bearer Joshua Belemjian processes into Mass.
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano blesses the congregation during the procession.
Claire Adams proclaims the second reading.
Bishop Matano celebrates the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
Mary Camobreco, founder and longtime director of Birthright in Ithaca, accepts a Vita Award from Bishop Matano following Mass.
Dennis Osika accepts the Vita Award from Bishop Matano.
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