• Midway through Lent 2020, Catholic churches in the Diocese of Rochester and throughout the nation were forced to suspend the celebration of public Masses in an effort to stem the spread...

    <p>Bishop Salvatore R. Matano elevates the Eucharist during the April 5, 2020, Palm Sunday Mass livestream at Rochester's Sacred Heart Cathedral. (File photo)

    Bishop Salvatore R. Matano elevates the Eucharist during the April 5, 2020, Palm Sunday Mass livestream at Rochester's Sacred Heart Cathedral. (File photo)

  • In light of reopening from COVID, pandemic restrictions easing and parishioners returning to Mass, parishes around the Diocese of Rochester have been planning and scheduling more in-...

    <p>Carlo Stebbings shares a reflection on St. Joseph May 23 during an in-person event at St. John the Evangelist Church in Clyde. </p>

    Carlo Stebbings shares a reflection on St. Joseph May 23 during an in-person event at St. John the Evangelist Church in Clyde. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)