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Profiles in Faith

The Catholic Courier‘s “Profiles in Faith” highlights Catholics throughout the Diocese of Rochester of all ages and walks of life who are role models for living the faith. To suggest a person to profile in future installments, please email the Courier at

Profiles published in 2024

Livingston County monk turns 80, notes 50 years at abbey (May 2024)
University of Rochester student finds faith, strength in Christ (March 2024)
Faith helps Elmira Catholic Charities director endure illness (February 2024)

Profiles published in 2023

Black Catholic grad student embraces faith, defies skeptics (December 2023)
Faith, family lift Pittsford woman through health challenges (November 2023)
Diocese of Rochester parishioner pens eucharistic hymn (October 2023)
Couple in Diocese of Rochester shares ministerial bond (September 2023)
Webster Scout’s project helps Catholic communities connect (August 2023)
Aquinas student’s Catholic faith inspires devotional book (June 2023)
Irondequoit parishioner enjoys volunteering, community ties (May 2023)
Entering Catholic Church changed Canandaigua student’s life (April 2023)
Late Bishop Clark inspired vocations in ministry (March 2023)
Cornell doctoral student makes his faith a priority (February 2023)

Profiles published in 2022

Rochester Institute of Technology senior embraces his faith (December 2022)
Watkins Glen siblings take on adult roles at their parish (November 2022)
Auburn teen’s Catholic faith inspires her music, songwriting (October 2022)
Minister at Rochester parish stresses welcoming, outreach (September 2022)
Shared desire to serve others unites Catholic family members (August 2022)
Ithaca woman embraces new form of ministry (June 2022)
Young nun in Rochester describes her journey to vocation (May 2022)
Holy Spirit guided deacon to chaplaincy at Elmira prison (April 2022)
Fairport parishioners live out their faith as a family (March 2022)
Deacon in Southern Tier feels ‘graced by God’ (February 2022)

Published in 2021

Faithful friends helped man grieve, rediscover faith after tragedy (December 2021)
Priest’s faith defines life’s outlook, provides hope facing cancer (November 2021)

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