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January 17, 2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe honored with novena
Our Lady of Guadalupe honored with novena

EMC photo by John Haeger

 Rosa Faulkner said she gained greater insight about the rosary during a December novena leading up to the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 12.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
January 17, 2018
Mary as companion on the journey
Mary as companion on the journey

In January 2019, thousands of teens and young adults will be heading to Panama for World Youth Day. As young people begin preparing for this international celebration of faith, the Virgin Mary can be a companion in this journey.

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By Maria-Pia Negro Chin
January 16, 2018
Sunday Readings from Jan. 21 - Feb. 11
December 12, 2017
U.S.-Mexico border trip eye-opening for Mercy associate
U.S.-Mexico border trip eye-opening for Mercy associate

A trip to the U.S.-Mexico border this fall opened the eyes of Mercy Associate Barbara Quinlan Giehl to the reality of immigration issues she had previously only read about.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
November 14, 2017
Nazareth College students learn about Day of the Dead traditions
Nazareth College students learn about Day of the Dead traditions

About 20 Spanish-language students gathered in the lobby of Nazareth College’s Casa Hispana Oct. 20 to learn about the Mexican tradition of honoring the dead.

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December 12, 2017
Masses honor Puerto Rico’s patroness
Masses honor Puerto Rico’s patroness

Our Lady of Peace Parish in Geneva was one of several parishes that celebrated a Mass in honor of Our Lady of Providencia, the patroness of Puerto Rico.

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December 12, 2017
Cursillo Movement marks 50 years in the Diocese of Rochester
Cursillo Movement marks 50 years in the Diocese of Rochester

When Mary Liz Bartell’s parents, Mary Ann and Charles Flansburg, invited her to try Cursillo — in which they have long been involved — she agreed to make a Cursillo weekend in 1999, thinking she might deepen her faith a bit.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
October 17, 2017
NY Cardinal Dolan leads opening Mass for sesquicentennial of Diocese of Rochester
NY Cardinal Dolan leads opening Mass for sesquicentennial of Diocese of Rochester

A joyful atmosphere permeated Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral Sept. 22, as the Diocese of Rochester kicked off its sesquicentennial observance with a Mass celebrated by New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan.

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November 14, 2017
Encuentro process is meant to make the church stronger
Encuentro process is meant to make the church stronger
Ana Carolina Torres became emotional during a Oct. 21 diocesan encuentro on Hispanic ministry, as she spoke of her family’s faith journey in the United States.
 
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October 18, 2017
Annunciation in Rochester celebrates 100 years
Annunciation in Rochester celebrates 100 years

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.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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