Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life


Celebration of the life of the late Rev'd Marilyle Sweet Page

Thursday, June 10, 2021


Dear friends,

A memorial service will be held at Christ Church in Rochester on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 1:00 pm to celebrate the life of the late Rev'd Marilyle Sweet Page.
All are welcome. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated.

You can also watch the service livestream.  




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A Death in our Diocesan Family / Father Abi's Father

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Dearly Beloved in Christ,

I am deeply saddened to inform you that Father Abi’s beloved Father Irai Isai Chelvar (Tamilnadu State Awardee) Pulavar. A. John, Rtd Teacher, Former Secretary and Catechist of CSI Goudie Memorial Church, Former Correspondant of CSI Primary Schools, Madras Diocese has accepted his Call to Eternal glory on June 10, 2021.

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Doing Mission in a Creative Way

Monday, May 10, 2021

Thanks Be To God.

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WATCH - An Online Celebration of Life

Friday, May 7, 2021

Here is a recording of the Celebration of Life for The Rev. Deacon Terrell W. Price,  of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Geneseo.  
Terry died  in January, 2021.

Click here for Terry's obituary.

Terry's Celebration of Life was Saturday, May 8, at 2pm


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UPDATE: College for Congregational Development

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Dear friends,

I’m very pleased to say that I believe we will be able to hold our College for Congregational Development week-long intensive this July 18th-24th at Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua. I’m looking forward to working and learning with you this summer!
After listening carefully to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and New York State, and conferring with the retreat house and the bishops in Rochester and Central New York, here is our current plan the College week-long:

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Congregational Development during the Pandemic – a conversation about Grief

Monday, April 12, 2021

Congregational Development during the Pandemic – A conversation about Grief – Thursday, May 6th at 6:30 pm

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