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Bishops’ Storehouse receives 2023 Choose Health Ontario Award for Community Aid

Bishops’ Storehouse receives 2023 Choose Health Ontario Award for Community Aid
The Bishops' Storehouse, affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was honored with the 2023 Choose Health Ontario Award at the Ontario County Safety Awards banquet on March 26th. This recognition celebrates ... more
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Scholarship honors Rev. Thomas Mull on milestone birthday

Scholarship honors Rev. Thomas Mull on milestone birthday
Reverend Thomas Mull of Our Lady of Peace Parish celebrated his 75th birthday on St. Patrick's Day with a special gift not for him, but for future generations. During an early birthday celebration at St ... more
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Lyons church set to hold concert Feb. 24

Lyons church set to hold concert Feb. 24
Grace Church is set to present a Justice Concert from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, at the Church, located at 9 Phelps St., corner of Lawrence Street in Lyons. The concert will feature special guest performances ... more
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Catholic schools in Canandaigua, Geneva, and Penn Yan celebrate honorary week

Catholic schools in Canandaigua, Geneva, and Penn Yan celebrate honorary week
In New York, the remaining three Catholic schools are observing Catholic Schools Week, a tradition that has significantly dwindled since the mid-1960s when there were Catholic elementary schools in Clyde, Seneca Falls, Waterloo, Newark, Penn ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Real Christmas in Waterloo (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Real Christmas in Waterloo (podcast)
The annual Real Christmas Festival is set for Saturday, December 2 in Waterloo. Event organizers Becky Pezzulo & Nancy Gray are in-studio with all the details on this year's event as the Holiday Season arrives ... more
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Vatican approves blessings for same-sex couples, sparking mixed reaction among Catholics

Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says
The Roman Catholic Church, in a significant shift, now permits priests to bless same-sex couples, following a groundbreaking ruling approved by Pope Francis. This development, announced by the Vatican on Monday, has elicited diverse reactions ... more
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Ten local churches collaborate on Real Christmas 2023 in Waterloo

Ten local churches collaborate on Real Christmas 2023 in Waterloo
This year’s Real Christmas will be December 2 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Recreation Center located at 3 Oak Street in Waterloo. The concert program will begin at 4:30. The event will happen ... more
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Rev. Leah Ntuala will be honored at Seneca Falls Convention Days

Rev. Leah Ntuala will be honored at Seneca Falls Convention Days
The Seneca Falls Convention Days Committee will honor Rev. Leah Ntuala with the 2023 Community Service Award at a ceremony taking place at the Seneca Falls Heritage & Tourism Center from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday ... more
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Historic church in Cayuga County gets $6,000 grant for steeple repairs

Historic church in Cayuga County gets $6,000 grant for steeple repairs
The First Presbyterian Church of King Ferry in Cayuga County is among 22 recipients of the New York Landmarks Conservancy's Sacred Sites Grants, securing a $6,000 award for steeple repairs. This historic religious institution is ... more
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Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes celebrates 40th anniversary of Community Lunch Program

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes celebrates 40th anniversary of Community Lunch Program
Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Community Lunch Program, a vital local resource that served over 20,000 meals in the past year. The celebratory event will take place ... more
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Catholic Charities adds Ukranian refugees’ stories to award-winning program

Catholic Charities adds Ukranian refugees' stories to award-winning program
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) has introduced a significant update to their acclaimed program, "See Their Stories". The platform presents personal narratives from refugees, with the latest addition featuring testimonials from over 1,000 ... more
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Canandaigua Kiwanis will hold annual day of prayer

Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua to celebrate National Day of Prayer
The Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua will celebrate the 2023 National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4 by hosting a breakfast at the American Legion, 454 N. Main Street in Canandaigua at 7 am. Tickets ... more
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72nd National Day of Prayer event coming May 4 to Calvary Chapel in Seneca Falls

Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua to celebrate National Day of Prayer
The 72nd National Day of Prayer will be Thursday, May 4, 2023. Open to the public, local organizers have planned a prayer service from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Calvary Chapel of Seneca Falls located at ... more
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EXCLUSIVE: Liberty Conference of Wayne County focuses on getting parents engaged with local government, school boards

EXCLUSIVE: Liberty Conference of Wayne County focuses on getting parents engaged with local government, school boards
The Moms for Liberty Wayne County New York chapter and the Frederick Douglass Foundation Finger Lakes are joining forces to host the inaugural Liberty Conference of Wayne County, a groundbreaking event aimed at inspiring and ... more
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Bishop Clark passes away at 85 years old

Bishop Clark passes away at 85 years old
Bishop Matthew H. Clark passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday morning. He was born in 1937 outside Albany and was consecrated as bishop of Rochester in 1979 at the age of 42, ... more
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Bishop Matthew Clark facing serious health decline

Bishop Matthew Clark facing serious health decline
Bishop Emeritus Matthew Clark, the former leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, is facing a serious decline in his health. In a letter sent on Wednesday, current Bishop of Rochester, Salvatore Matano, informed ... more
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Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95

Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has died. He was the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job. Benedict passed away at 95-years-old on Saturday. Officials said Pope Francis would lead his funeral Mass ... more
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NYS reaches ‘landmark settlement’ with Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, resolving lawsuit filed in November 2020

Diocese of Rochester could face at least 75 new lawsuits over child abuse
New York Attorney General Letitia James says a landmark settlement has been reached with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, resolving a lawsuit filed in November 2020 that alleged the Buffalo Diocese persistently failed to address the ... more
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Four churches that were supposed to close in Auburn and Weedsport will stay open: How did it happen?

Catholic churches around Auburn given opportunity to stay open
The Catholic Churches in northern Cayuga County and Auburn that were slated to close more than a year and a half ago have a new lease on life. St. Alphonsus, St. Francis of Assisi and ... more
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