HENRIETTA — The closing of a Catholic church in suburban Rochester is a rare but — over the last decade — not unprecedented event.
Parishioners pray at Good Shepherd in Henrietta Aug. 25. The church campus was sold to the Rush-Henrietta School District in July, and the church’s operations will shift to Henrietta’s Guardian Angels Church by the end of November. (Courier photo by John Haeger)
Hannah McGroarty can barely remember a time when she wasn’t involved with Girl Scouts. McGroarty, now 19, joined the organization as a Daisy when she was just a kindergartner at St. Pius...
Hannah McGroarty recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award for her work on a project to start a used-uniform closet at Seton Catholic School in Brighton. Anthony S. Cook III, superintendent of diocesan Catholic schools, was her adviser for the project. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)
St. Leo Church in Hilton is offering a way for parishioners to strengthen their bodies and souls at the same time.
Kristen Muir leads a SoulCore class in the parish hall at St. Leo Church in Hilton Aug. 18. The core-strengthening workout centers around praying the rosary and reflecting on its virtues. (Courier photo by John Haeger)