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  • Fr. Jeffrey Chichester Ordained to the Priesthood!

  • 9th Annual Bishop’s Dinner for Vocations: August 1, 2018

    9th Annual Bishop’s Dinner for Vocations with Bishop Salvatore Matano:

    Who: Young adult Catholic men (ages 17-40)
    When: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
    What: Mass – 5:00 PM // Dinner – 6:30 PM (meatless option available)
    Where: St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 115 Maple Ave., Victor, NY

    The Bishop’s Dinner is specially designed to provide an evening of food, fellowship and information about a way of life that nourishes thousands of people and connects a man in a profound way to Jesus Christ: the Catholic priesthood. To reserve a spot, please contact Laurie McMahon by phone (585-328-3228 x1327) or email ( by Wednesday, July 25.

    Please encourage priestly vocations by personally inviting a young man to this event!

    NOTE:  If you are visiting this site to learn more about a priestly vocation in the Diocese of Rochester, please consider the Bishop’s Dinner as the best way to get to know us and our program here. Any young man (17 to 40 years of age) is invited.

    Sponsored by the Diocesan Office of Vocation Awareness and Finger Lakes Chapter of the Knights of Columbus.


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