Catholic Courier

Regional Life

New principal begins at St. Francis-St. Stephen
New principal begins at St. Francis-St. Stephen Courier photo by Jeff Witherow
August 27, 2015

Although Mary Mantelli was aware last school year of the ongoing search to fill the principal's position at St. Francis-St. Stephen School, it didn't immediately occur to her that she might be a worthy candidate.

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Dansville church celebrates 100 years
Dansville church celebrates 100 years
August 24, 2015

"You know, you have a very beautiful church," Bishop Salvatore R. Matano told the congregation that packed the pews of St. Mary Church.

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Fighting cancer with love
Fighting cancer with love
July 30, 2015

In December 2013 Sara Harvey learned that her breast cancer, discovered 10 months earlier, had disappeared following successful treatment. Her sister-in-law, Karen Harvey, had also battled breast cancer a couple of years earlier and emerged cancer-free as well.

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Missionary spirit fuels young woman
Missionary spirit fuels young woman
July 28, 2015

During her young life, Paige Cheney has found creative ways to blend her passions for traveling, humanitarian efforts and tae kwon do.

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Agency awards local volunteers
Agency awards local volunteers
July 27, 2015

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes honored seven individuals with its Sharing the Light Award during a June 17 dinner and ceremony at the Scandling Center at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. 

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Agency awards local volunteers
Agency awards local volunteers
July 27, 2015

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes honored seven individuals with its Sharing the Light Award during a June 17 dinner and ceremony at the Scandling Center at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva.

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Works of Love recipients are honored
Works of Love recipients are honored
July 27, 2015

Eight area parishioners were recognized with Works of Love awards at the annual Catholic Charities Parish Social Ministry Dinner. The banquet was held June 8 at the Hill Top Inn in Elmira.

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Now up to the microphone: Kevin Spears
Now up to the microphone: Kevin Spears
July 21, 2015

He's worked more than 1,000 Rochester Red Wing baseball games over the past two decades and owns the most recognizable voice at Frontier Field -- and yet, few fans would actually recognize him by face.

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Teens feel effects of homelessness
Teens feel effects of homelessness
June 22, 2015

Around 1 a.m. on May 31, young teens ventured outside St. Catherine of Siena Church to occupy the cardboard beds they'd made earlier in the evening. Their structures had already incurred damage due to thunderstorms that had just passed through.

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