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Parishes spread their goodness around town
Parishes spread their goodness around town Photos by Greg Francis
April 24, 2015

More than 130 volunteers from the Eastern Greece/Charlotte parishes performed chores and provided companionship at sites in the city of Rochester and town of Greece April 11.

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Volunteers aid neighbors during day of service
Volunteers aid neighbors during day of service
April 24, 2015

A woman with eight children walked into a winter-coat distribution held March 14 at the Rushville Town Hall. A group of volunteers from St. Benedict Parish, including Krissy Owens and her sons, Ethan and Bradley, were able to provide winter coats for all eight children.

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Holy Family lends big support to Kenyan school
Holy Family lends big support to Kenyan school
April 23, 2015

Although he now lives half a world away, Father Stephen Karani remains deeply attached to his home village of Gitare, Kenya -- a poor farming community where educational opportunities have been notably limited.

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Students raise money, earn show
Students raise money, earn show
April 22, 2015

It's not every day that someone takes a pie in the face in order to promote awareness of the dignity of human life, yet third-grade teacher Sarah Baker did just that during a recent assembly at St. Mary School.

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Ithaca parish shows mission spirit
Ithaca parish shows mission spirit
April 22, 2015

She is physically in Ithaca, but Bridget Fetsko's heart remains some 1,700 miles away.

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Auburn student's efforts honored
April 21, 2015

Community service is nothing new for Connor Cuthbert. The 14-year-old, who is in eighth grade at St. Joseph School in Auburn, has been volunteering regularly since he was in kindergarten.

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Tioga parishes flock to Chrism Mass
Tioga parishes flock to Chrism Mass
April 21, 2015

With nearly 50 people at Sacred Heart Cathedral on March 31, Blessed Trinity and St. Patrick parishes were among the largest contingents to attend the annual Chrism Mass.

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Sisters make positive impression on local young adults
Sisters make positive impression on local young adults
April 20, 2015

The joyful enthusiasm of the New York City-based Sisters of Life, whose members spoke during a coffee-house presentation prior to last month's Rochester Catholic Women's Conference, made an impression on the young adults who attended.

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Church, others offer youths a safety net
Church, others offer youths a safety net
April 17, 2015

Nearly every day, young people from the neighborhood around Sacred Heart Cathedral have been drawn to that building after school, so many that Cathedral Community staff members decided to provide the youths with an alternative to just hanging out.

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