Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 14, 2015

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February 4, 2013
Petition calls for quality child care

In an era when good investment returns are increasingly hard to attain, the diocesan Public Policy Committee is trying to sell Albany on what the committee considers a guaranteed winner: child-care subsidies for families in need.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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February 4, 2013
Diocesan schools review safety measures

Anne Willkens Leach said she's confident of the Diocese of Rochester's security plan to protect Catholic-school students. Even so, the Newtown, Conn., tragedy has spurred her to new levels of vigilance.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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January 31, 2013
Vote now for video contest on penance

There's still time to cast your vote for a diocesan teen video contest on the sacrament of penance.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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January 30, 2013
New campaign raises funds for retired, future priests
New campaign raises funds for retired, future priests

With 25 men in priestly formation and the ranks of retired priests growing every year, the Diocese of Rochester is aiming to raise $14 million to cover the educational costs of seminarians and fully fund the pensions of retirees.

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By Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
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January 29, 2013
Medical group plans Mass

The Finger Lakes Guild of the Catholic Medical Association will celebrate the guild’s inaugural Mass on Feb. 10.

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By Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
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January 23, 2013
Catholics raise millions for Sandy relief
Catholics raise millions for Sandy relief

The eight Catholic dioceses in New York state have raised more than $6.8 million in emergency relief funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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January 18, 2013
Hispanic ministry plan unveiled
Hispanic ministry plan unveiled

Diocesan officials have unveiled a Hispanic ministry plan and hope to get the word out to as many people as possible so they can join the movement.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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January 16, 2013
Prayer service for elected officials planned

An interfaith prayer service for President Barack Obama and all elected officials will be held at Sacred Heart Cathedral Jan. 20.

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By Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
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