Kids and a bishop: January at the Courier

Here are some of my favorite pictures from assignments in January. Thanks for looking!

Tom Rued plays Shadows Over Camelot with a group of fifth-graders who are members of the board game club at Seton Catholic School in Brighton. Rued, the school's educational technology coordinator who also works part time at a game store, started the weekly after school club three years ago.

Tom Rued plays Shadows Over Camelot with a group of fifth-graders who are members of the board game club at Seton Catholic School in Brighton. Rued, the school’s educational technology coordinator who also works part time at a game store, started the weekly after school club three years ago.

Fifth-grader Charles Laniak laughs at classmate Brenan Hain while setting up the game.

Fifth-grader Charles Laniak laughs at classmate Brenan Hain while setting up the game.

Brenan Hain (center) watches as Shadows Over Camelot is played.

Brenan Hain (center) watches as Shadows Over Camelot is played.

Fifth-grader Madison Brown asks Rued for some advice. Shadows over Camelot is played by completing a series of quests through cooperation by all players, who take on different roles of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table.

Fifth-grader Madison Brown asks Rued for some advice. Shadows over Camelot is played by completing a series of quests through cooperation by all players, who take on different roles of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table.

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano incenses the altar while celebrating communion during his installation Mass Jan. 3 at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Rochester.

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano incenses the altar while celebrating communion during his installation Mass Jan. 3 at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Rochester.

Bishop Matano celebrates Mass with Father Frank Lioi, left, and his secretary, Father Daniel White, at St. Mary Church in Auburn Jan. 5.

Bishop Matano celebrates Mass with Father Frank Lioi, left, and his secretary, Father Daniel White, at St. Mary Church in Auburn Jan. 5.

Six-year-old Clara Stoldoka of Albany talks with Bishop Matano after attending Mass at St. Mary Church Jan. 5. Bishop Matano visited with Mass-goers for more than an hour after celebrating his first public Mass as Bishop of Rochester.

Six-year-old Clara Stoldoka of Albany talks with Bishop Matano after attending Mass at St. Mary Church Jan. 5. Bishop Matano visited with Mass-goers for more than an hour after celebrating his first public Mass as Bishop of Rochester.

Samantha Lesch (left) and Alexandra Flurschutz mop a hallway at St. Joseph School in Auburn Jan. 30. The two seventh-graders chose to be custodians on "In Our Vocations" day, during which middle school students were able to try out a variety of jobs at the school. The day was part of Catholic Schools Week celebrations.

Samantha Lesch (left) and Alexandra Flurschutz mop a hallway at St. Joseph School in Auburn Jan. 30. The two seventh-graders chose to be custodians on “In Our Vocations” day, during which middle school students were able to try out a variety of jobs at the school. The day was part of Catholic Schools Week celebrations.

Kindergartener Maggie Scott-Blaisdell stands with Adelaide Hutson while Hutson explains the altar during a church tour at St. Alphonsus Church in Auburn Jan. 30.

Kindergartener Maggie Scott-Blaisdell stands with Adelaide Hutson while Hutson explains the altar during a church tour at St. Alphonsus Church in Auburn Jan. 30.

Fifth-grader Bohdana Collpelnic listens to classmate Krysha Pierce during Special Person's day at St. Joseph School in Auburn Jan. 30.

Fifth-grader Bohdana Collpelnic listens to classmate Krysha Pierce during Special Person’s day at St. Joseph School in Auburn Jan. 30.

Fifth-grader Liliana Arias counts money while deciding what to purchase from a book fair at St. Joseph School in Auburn Jan. 30.

Fifth-grader Liliana Arias counts money while deciding what to purchase from a book fair at St. Joseph School in Auburn Jan. 30.