ROCHESTER — Earning a prestigious diocesan award certainly hasn’t gone to Dennis Osika’s head.
Mary Camobreco, founder and longtime director of Birthright in Ithaca, accepts a Vita Award from Bishop Salvatore R. Matano during the annual Respect Life Mass Oct. 6 at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)
Father Frank Lioi is not surprised when he sees people praying in church. After all, that’s what most people come to church to do.
Mary Ann Turek, a member of the Seven Sisters Apostolate, prays at St. Mary Church in Auburn Oct. 23. Members of the apostolate pledge to spend one hour each week in prayer for their pastors or other members of the clergy. (Courier photo by John Haeger)