Diocese of Rochester



St. Marianne Cope Parish is under the guidance of Bishop Salvatore Matano, Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester, NY.

Learn more about our diocese here.

Read current articles from our Diocesan Newswaper: The Catholic Courier


In the wake of nearly 50 lawsuits filed against the Diocese since New York's Child Victims Act took effect August 14, the Diocese of Rochester filed for reoorganization Thursday, September 12, under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.  The Bankruptcy Court has established August 13, 2020 at 11:59pm, (prevailing Eastern time) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Diocese (the "Bar Date").  See the notice below for more information.

Bar Date Notice

Bishops Letter

Key Information regarding reorganization

Frequestly asked questions regarding reorganization

Frequently asked questions regarding clergy sex abuse

Here is the link to the video: video of the Dioces of Rochester's news conference