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


NEW VIDEO - Celebration Sunday in Catharine!

Monday, September 21, 2020

Bishop Singh's Visitation yesterday was at St. John’s Episcopal Church of Catharine for their 210th Founding Year Celebration Sunday

Some history on St. John's: A few years before 1810, Missionary Davenport Phelps began his service to start Episcopal Churches in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State and beyond out of New York City and the New York Diocese. On September 17, 1810, St. John’s was blessed to begin Christ’s mission in the Southern Finger Lakes Region and has been steadfast in that mission of Christ’s love through the centuries.

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Presiding Bishop’s Statement on the Death of Justice Ginsburg

Saturday, September 19, 2020


 Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued the following statement.


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Bishop Singh's prayer request for the mass shooting

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Dear friends, I request your continued prayers for our beloved city of Rochester, NY. We just had a mass shooting.

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Watch - Prayer and Remembrance for Daniel Prude

Friday, September 4, 2020

Bishop Singh, Rev. Georgia Carney from our Diocese, and Bishop John S. Macholz of the Upstate New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church led a prayer and rememberance for Daniel Prude who died while in police custody.  The vigil was held at the location of Prude's death.

Watch the video HERE

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Diocesan Check-In with Bishop Singh 9/3/20

Thursday, September 3, 2020

In case you missed it, here's the link to the Diocesan Check-In with Bishop Singh.


Bishop (:05)

A review from our Thriving in the COVID World Task Force 

Very Rev. Dan Burner / protocols on regathering (:10)

Rev. Nita Byrd / masking recommendations (:05)

Q&A (:10)

Meditation (:20)

Breakout rooms

A devotion from Streams in the Desert by L.B. Cowman

He saw the disciples straining at the oars. (Mark 6:48)

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Watch video! Ordination to the Priesthood & Diocesan Eucharist

Monday, August 10, 2020



You're invited to the Ordination to the Priesthood for Joshua Barrett and first Diocesan Eucharist since the lockdown.

Sat, August 15, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT

Church of the Redeemer

1 Wombaugh Square 

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