• In 1954, an artist named Walter E. O’Brien spent many hours beautifying the inside of St. Mary Church in Canandaigua.

    Canandaigua's St. Mary Church is undergoing a restoration, which includes fresh paint on the walls and ceiling, new pews and oak confessionals. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

    Canandaigua’s St. Mary Church is undergoing a restoration, which includes fresh paint on the walls and ceiling, new pews and oak confessionals. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

  • For 38 years, Frank Netti worked as a financial advisor, helping people improve their financial situations. Now that he’s retired he’s found a new purpose — helping Catholics strengthen...

    Frank Netti gave an hour-long presentation on the Shroud of Turin April 22 at the St. Francis and St. Clare Parish Ministry Center in Waterloo. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

    Frank Netti gave an hour-long presentation on the Shroud of Turin April 22 at the St. Francis and St. Clare Parish Ministry Center in Waterloo. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

  • The Diocese of Rochester recently found a space for all of the students from its 18 elementary and middle schools to gather to pray the rosary together.

    Students from St. Francis-St. Stephen School take part  in a living rosary and May crowning, which was livestreamed by the diocesan Department of Catholic Schools on May 8.(Courier photo by John Haeger).

    Students from St. Francis-St. Stephen School take part in a living rosary and May crowning, which was livestreamed by the diocesan Department of Catholic Schools on May 8. (Courier photo by John Haeger).