Fr. Patrick Mary Briscoe, O.P., who was ordained a priest on Saturday, May 21, celebrated his First Mass of Thanksgiving at the Cathedral on Sunday, May 22 at 10am. Please keep him in your prayers as he begins his priestly ministry. Read on for photos of First Mass!
On Monday, May 30, the Cathedral will open at 7:30am and close at 1pm in observance of Memorial Day, a Federal holiday. Masses will be celebrated at 8am and 12:10pm, with no confessions, and the parish offices will be closed.
Anthony Amato is a seminarian for the Diocese of Rochester (NY) studying for the priesthood and currently assigned to St. Matthew’s. He will be ordained a Transitional Deacon in Rochester on Saturday, May 28 and will return to St. Matthew's to serve as a deacon this fall. Let us keep Anthony in our prayers as he prepares for ordination!
Sunday, May 29, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, is the last Sunday of the season for the Schola Cantorum. Look forward to their return on Sunday, September 11 at the 10am and 11:30am Masses, and say tuned for news about their exciting fall season!