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April 12, 2017
Remember who we are called to be as Jesus’ disciples
Remember who we are called to be as Jesus’ disciples

Recently I had jury duty. The accused was charged with a felony that took place six years ago. As potential jurors, we were asked whether we would need physical evidence to prove the guilt or innocence of the accused and told that the only evidence that would be presented would be the testimony of the victim. 

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By Sr. Donna Del Santo
April 12, 2017
Sunday Readings from April 16-May 14
March 20, 2017
Hispanics, others gear up for local encuentros
Hispanics, others gear up for local encuentros

Local parishioners will be asked to step outside their comfort zones as they take part in a national encuentro process at their parishes this spring.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
March 16, 2017
Day encourages people to rediscover sacrament
Day encourages people to rediscover sacrament

Helping Catholics rediscover the sacrament of reconciliation is the focus of the Diocese of Rochester's Day of Penance and Mercy, scheduled for Tuesday, March 28.

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By Gina Capellazzi/EMC
March 16, 2017
The father who chose where to throw the rope
The father who chose where to throw the rope

A minister at a church realized that his congregation seemed to go to church just to attend. There was no passion, no joy, no fire, no dedication and no strong commitment. His parishioners seemed numb and complacent.

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March 16, 2017
Sunday Readings from March 19 - April 9
February 15, 2017
Sunday Readings from Feb. 19 - March 12
January 17, 2017
Feast day recalls the gift of salvation
Feast day recalls the gift of salvation

Deacon Salvador Otero said the extreme cold may have kept people away from Holy Apostles' annual celebration of Three Kings Day, but the tradition remains alive for many Latino families locally.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
January 17, 2017
Mass features re-enactment of Mary's appearance
Mass features re-enactment of Mary's appearance

Sharon Jaramillo portrayed Our Lady of Guadalupe during the annual feast day celebration at Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission at St. Gregory Church.

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January 17, 2017
Encountered, transformed and sent
Encountered, transformed and sent

How appropriate the readings for these four weeks that speak of encountering Christ, being transformed and converted into his witnesses and disciples.

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By Elizabeth Johnston
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