• As part of the Diocese of Rochester’s 150th-anniversary celebration, a Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols will be held Dec. 15 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park,...

    An Advent wreath is depicted in a stained-glass window at Christ the King Church in Commack, N.Y. (CNS photo by  Gregory A. Shemitz)
  • Bus openings are available for Catholics in the Diocese of Rochester who wish to join Bishop Salvatore R. Matano and other local pilgrims at the 2018 March for Life.

    <p>Jos&#233; Rivera, a parishioner of Hilton&rsquo;s St. Leo Church, holds a sign as he stands with other Rochester-area pilgrims outside the U.S. Supreme Court during the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22, 2014.  </p>

    José Rivera, a parishioner of Hilton’s St. Leo Church, holds a sign as he stands with other Rochester-area pilgrims outside the U.S. Supreme Court during the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22, 2014.

  • Two members of the Catholic Courier staff traveled to Indianapolis with pilgrims from the Rochester Diocese to document their National Catholic Youth Conference...