• Among the Knights of Columbus’ many pro-life initiatives, funding the purchase of ultrasound machines for pregnancy centers ranks high on the organization’s list.

    <p>Laura St. John receives an ultrasound from Rachael Atwood, a registered nurse, at the Ithaca Pregnancy Center Sept. 7. Knights of Columbus fundraising efforts made the purchase of the new machine possible.  </p>

    Laura St. John receives an ultrasound from Rachael Atwood, a registered nurse, at the Ithaca Pregnancy Center Sept. 7. Knights of Columbus fundraising efforts made the purchase of the new machine possible.

  • At the turn of the 20th century, Annunciation Church, now a worship site of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, was a mission church for Rochester’s burgeoning Italian-American community...

    <p>Prior to the start of Mass Sept. 23, Rose Giovine, a lifelong parishioner of Rochester&rsquo;s Annunciation Church, holds a book from the church&rsquo;s golden anniversary.  </p>

    Prior to the start of Mass Sept. 23, Rose Giovine, a lifelong parishioner of Rochester’s Annunciation Church, holds a book from the church’s golden anniversary.

  • WATERLOO — A light breeze fluttered the colorful flags and baby clothes that adorned the lawn of St. Mary Church on Sept. 10. Each of the 120 tiny onesies and dresses — fashioned from...

    <p>People pray during a National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children event at St. Mary Church in Waterloo Sept. 10.  Courier photo by John Haeger </p>

    People pray during a National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children event at St. Mary Church in Waterloo Sept. 10. Courier photo by John Haeger