• IRONDEQUOIT — June 29 marked the coming together of a mutual admiration society: hundreds of parishioners, and the priests who served them for decades.

    <p>Basilian Father Paul English speaks with Jody Durick during a June 29 gathering at Christ the King Church in Irondequoit. The event honored the conclusion the Congregation of St. Basil’s long service in Irondequoit. (Courier photo by John Haeger)</p>

    Basilian Father Paul English speaks with Jody Durick during a June 29 gathering at Christ the King Church in Irondequoit. The event honored the conclusion the Congregation of St. Basil’s long service in Irondequoit. (Courier photo by John Haeger)

  • As a new diocesan year began July 1, several transitions have taken place involving key parish, school and Catholic Charities positions across the Southern Tier.

    <p>On May 31, Elmira Notre Dame High School named its library in honor of Sister of Mercy Mary Walter Hickey, who has served the school for 47 years. (Photo courtesy of Elmira Notre Dame High School)  </p>

    On May 31, Elmira Notre Dame High School named its library in honor of Sister of Mercy Mary Walter Hickey, who has served the school for 47 years. (Photo courtesy of Elmira Notre Dame High School)

  • Move over, TED talks. There’s a new talk in town.

    <p>LuAnn Irwin talks about her travels through Spain and Morocco during St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish&rsquo;s March 9 TAB Talk. (Photo courtesy of Dennis O&rsquo;Keefe)  </p>

    LuAnn Irwin talks about her travels through Spain and Morocco during St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish’s March 9 TAB Talk. (Photo courtesy of Dennis O’Keefe)