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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  Diocese of Rochester files for bankruptcy amid sex abuse claims  The Diocese of Rochester announced last week its plan to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The leader of the upstate New York diocese, Bishop…

‘Today, Jesus makes you his own’: Five TORs ordained transitional deacons

Ordinations 9/19

ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUE COLUMNIST Hundreds gathered in the Finnegan Fieldhouse Saturday Sept. 14 for the diaconate ordination of five TOR brothers who are members of the Franciscan University of Steubenville community.  As onlookers sang the Litany of Saints, Brothers Daniel Maria Klimek, TOR; Matthew Simons, TOR; Zachary Burns,…

Film screening lets history speak for itself

MYA RILEY STAFF WRITER The Explorers of the Past History and Anthropology Club met Saturday, Sept.14 in Egan G-19 for a screening of “The King’s Speech,” spreading awareness of both the club and an often-overlooked story in history.  “The King’s Speech” follows Prince Albert — better known as…