There will be no Friday morning Mass, July 19, at St. Columba due to a funeral. Thank you for your understanding.

Hands of Christ 2015

 

We congratulate:

 

Emily Avallone

Katheryn Flynn

Mary Stephenson.

 

"Hands of Christ Award"- is a recognition program to assist parishes in affirming their high school seniors who have been the "Hands of Christ" in their church, home, school and community; sponsored by the Department of Evangelization and Catechesis.  Recognized seniors are invited to receive a plaque from the Bishop at one of the special Recognition Ceremonies held each spring. Teens are nominated by parish staff based on the following criteria.
 
Criteria to receive this very special recognition:
(a)  Has consistently demonstrated a Christian attitude by word and example.
(b)  Has been actively involved in the parish as well as their school or community,
(c)  Has been a positive role model to their peers, younger children and adults,
(d)  Is a practicing Roman Catholic in a parish in the Diocese of Rochester & attends Mass.
(e)  Is currently a high school senior.