Catholic schools celebrated their identities Jan. 30-Feb. 5, hosting special activities for students and community members as part of Catholic Schools Week 2011. From roller skating and bowling to reading and praying, students all over the diocese had a fun and educational week.

In the photos below, students roller skate the day away at St. Agnes School in Avon, fourth-graders read to their first-grade buddies at St. Pius Tenth School in Chili, St. Rita School students visit Empire Lanes in Webster to bowl in their wackiest clothes and Siena Catholic Academy students take part in a Mass in honor of Catholic Schools Week. (Click here to view more photos from these events and/or buy prints.)

  • Mar 31, 2010
    The annual Chrism Mass was celebrated by Bishop Matthew H. Clark March 30 at Rochester's Sacred Heart Cathedral.
  • Mar 29, 2010
    Kindergarten students from St. Rita School in Webster visited Cherry Ridge, a senior living community in Webster.
  • Mar 25, 2010
    On March 20 Seton Catholic School in Brighton hosted its annual BLAST celebration and fundraiser in the school's gymnasium.
  • Mar 11, 2010
    High-school seniors from across the diocese were honored March 10 during a Hands of Christ awards ceremony.
  • Mar 09, 2010
    The Nazareth Academy basketball team earned their ninth Section 5 crown in the past 12 seasons by defeating Wellsville 60-50 March 5.
  • Feb 22, 2010
    St. Ann's Home in Rochester marked Valentine's Day by inviting residents and their significant others to attend a special afternoon tea.