There are numerous events going on at any given time within the Diocese of Rochester.  Here you will find some information on local events that may be of interest to you.


Friday, November 15:  Gold Mass

CATHOLIC SCIENTISTS (faculty, professionals, and students) are invited to a Gold Mass on the Feast of St. Albert the Great, patron saint of natural scientists. Gold Masses are organized to promote fellowship among Catholic scientists and science educators, with the hope that they will foster the development of local networks of Catholics involved in science. This year's Mass will take place at the University of Rochester Interfaith Chapel, on Friday, November 15 at 12:30pm. A reception will follow. Parking will be available at the Trustee Lot (stop at information booth) or email for special instructions.  This event is sponsored by the Catholic Newman Community at UR and the Society for Catholic Scientists (


Saturday, November 16, 2019

Saturday November 23 from 6 to 7:15 pm at St. Patrick's Church: Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Concert

​The concert features classical solos and chamber music of New York Chamber Ensemble on clarinet, piano, and organ. All free-will donations go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, whose mission is to assure the development of the means to secure and control cystic fibrosis. Works by Faure, Gershwin, Muczynski, and more!