• Catholic-school students from across the Diocese of Rochester celebrated Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27-Feb. 2 with a variety of activities. Students in all of the diocese’s 18 schools...

  • You won’t find them on the payroll, but a small army of people are “crucial to the successful operation of our Catholic schools,” according to Anthony S. Cook III, diocesan...

    <p>Parent volunteer Kathy Harlacker pours chocolate syrup during a Catholic Schools Week ice cream party at All Saints Academy in Corning Jan. 29.  </p>

    Parent volunteer Kathy Harlacker pours chocolate syrup during a Catholic Schools Week ice cream party at All Saints Academy in Corning Jan. 29. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

  • School Masses hold a special place in the hearts of St. Rita School’s parents and students alike. During the school year, each grade level is assigned to take responsibility for at least...

    <p>Fourth-graders Maeve Jankowski (from left), Noelle Lewis and Leiliah Garrett carry the gifts during a Jan. 11 Mass at St. Mary Church in Canandaigua. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)  </p>

    Fourth-graders Maeve Jankowski (from left), Noelle Lewis and Leiliah Garrett carry the gifts during a Jan. 11 Mass at St. Mary Church in Canandaigua. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)