Wednesday evening, April 2nd, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Come and encounter the dignity of all people, through the stories of “the woman caught in adultery” and her companions over the centuries who lift her up to full womanhood, as Jesus did.
Tuesday evening, April 29th, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.,
As part of the 5th Tuesday series at St. Boniface Church, 330 Gregory Street, Rochester 14620.
St. Boniface is affiliated with St. Mary’s downtown and Blessed Sacrament Church.
Monday evening, May 12th, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.,
This was originally scheduled for January 7th as an Epiphany celebration; now, in May, you will encounter 6 most remarkable women who followed Jesus wherever he led: early Church leaders Prisca and Phoebe, Perputua (early 3rd century martyr), St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. Josephina Bakhita, and St. Teresa Benedicta (Edith Stein).
Wednesday afternoon, October 8th and
Thursday afternoon, October 9th
As part of the 2014 Helen Barrett Montgomery Conference
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 South Goodman Street, Rochester 14620.
Edwina Gately will be the featured speaker at the Conference. More details to follow.
Feast of St. Catherine of Siena at St. Boniface Church, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
This program highlights the women leaders of the early Church; refreshments will be served after the program in the gathering space. While this program is at St. Boniface, it is sponsored, as well, by St. Mary’s Church, downtown, and Blessed Sacrament Church.
Saturday, October 19th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
First Congregational Church in Canandaigua, 58 N. Main Street.
Cost is $25, includes lunch and is open to the public.
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Tuesday evening, November 19th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.,
Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, 1437 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY
This event is sponsored by the Mercy Prayer Center.
Both of these young Dutch women were profoundly affected by the Nazi occupation. Etty (short for Esther) died in Auschwitz in November, 1943, but not before writing and working for peace, from deep within; Corrie and her family hid Jews in their home until they were “found out” and imprisoned. Corrie lived many years, and continued to work for peace among all people.
“The Good Sisters,” first presented at St. Monica’s Church on August 19th, will be offered at St. John the Evangelist Church (at Peace of Christ parish), Humboldt Street, on Thursday evening, January 17th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
This program was written by Marilyn Catherine and represents the results of her interviews with 26 local women religious. How and why did they enter their orders? What was the impact of Vatican II on their lives? What is their mission today?
We believe you will find this inspiring and informative. Please join us!