• Sadly we recall that last September, Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico and left the island devastated. Since then hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have moved to the U.S....

    <p>Red Cross volunteer Alvani Santos answers questions about paperwork Nov. 9 for Puerto Ricans who came to Rochester in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.  </p>

    Red Cross volunteer Alvani Santos answers questions about paperwork Nov. 9 for Puerto Ricans who came to Rochester in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

  • 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.

    Father William “Mickey” McGrath prays the rosary during a Dec. 16 Stand Out for Life rally against abortion.

    Father William “Mickey” McGrath prays the rosary during a Dec. 16 Stand Out for Life rally against abortion.

  • ROCHESTER — Despite communitywide efforts to better meet the needs of the homeless, social-justice advocates and shelter directors say the number of people who lack housing is on the...

    <p>At the House of Mercy homeless shelter in Rochester Nov. 15, Betty Hall prays during an interfaith prayer service for an end to poverty. The service was part of a series of events leading up to the first World Day of the Poor on Nov. 19. (Courier photo by John Haeger)  </p>

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