On the job

I’m a little more than a month into my new job as New Media Coordinator at the Catholic Courier in Rochester, N.Y. My responsibilities are a mix of photography and website management for both the Courier and our Spanish-language paper, El Mensajero Católico. Here are a few of my favorite photos so far!

Kindergartner Jackson Hickey takes a prayerful stance while Father Bob Ring gives a blessing over the new Early Learning Center at St. Louis School in Pittsford Sept. 20.

Kindergartner Jackson Hickey takes a prayerful stance while Father Bob Ring gives a blessing over the new Early Learning Center at St. Louis School in Pittsford Sept. 20.

A student inspects the inside of a walnut with help from her teacher, Kathy Conezio Sept. 20 at St. Louis School in Pittsford.

A student inspects the inside of a walnut with help from her teacher, Kathy Conezio Sept. 20 at St. Louis School in Pittsford.

Kathy Conezio watches slugs with students during snack time in her 3-year-old preschool class at St. Louis School in Pittsford. Conezio has been a science consultant for Sesame Street since the late 1990s and began teaching at St. Louis School this year.

Kathy Conezio watches slugs with students during snack time in her 3-year-old preschool class at St. Louis School in Pittsford. Conezio has been a science consultant for Sesame Street since the late 1990s and began teaching at St. Louis School this year.

Father Tony Mugavero kisses a child during the sign of the peace at a Mass to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 22 at Holy Apostles Church in Rochester.

Father Tony Mugavero kisses a child during the sign of the peace at a Mass to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 22 at Holy Apostles Church in Rochester.

Liturgical dancers from Holy Apostles Church in Rochester line up before performing in a talent show to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 22.

Liturgical dancers from Holy Apostles Church in Rochester line up before performing in a talent show to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 22.

City employees learn to salsa during dance lessons over their lunch hour Oct. 15. The lessons were held as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

City employees learn to salsa during dance lessons over their lunch hour Oct. 15. The lessons were held as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Nydia Rivera laughs with John Rodriguez after he fumbles several lines during rehearsal for "Macho's Place," a play written and directed by Rivera, Sept. 24 at Shoshin in Rochester. The actors speak in a combination of Spanish and English throughout the play.

Nydia Rivera laughs with John Rodriguez after he fumbles several lines during rehearsal for “Macho’s Place,” a play written and directed by Rivera, Sept. 24 at Shoshin in Rochester. The actors speak in a combination of Spanish and English throughout the play.