Here are my favorite pictures from assignments this spring at the Catholic Courier.
Kindergarten teacher Deborah Sindoni talks with Meghan Forbes (left) and Lauren Godkins March 21 at St. Francis-St. Stephen School in Geneva. Sindoni now teaches in the same classroom in which she was a student.
Seminarians, Camilo Aguilar, left, Justin Miller and David Fiorito wait to process in from the back of Sacred Heart Cathedral at the Chrism Mass April 15.
A variety of vessels and travel containers are brought from every parish in the Diocese of Rochester to receive sacramental oils at the Chrism Mass.
Eric Soriano checks the blood pressure of Kenny Mussaw in the Civic Center Parking Garage in downtown Rochester Feb. 11. Soriano, a medical student at the University of Rochester, participated in outreach to homeless individuals in the garage with other U of R students and volunteers from St. Mary’s Church.
Couples kiss after renewing their wedding vows during a retreat at Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua Feb. 15.
Adriana Ochoa leads young Latinas in zumba during the ÁSoy Unica! ÁSoy Latina! Rally held by Latinas Unidas April 19 at Nazareth College.
Six-year-old Alejandra Ochoa gets help from her sister, 8-year-old Adriana Ochoa, to use a mirror while creating a self portrait during a student workshop at ÁSoy Unica! ÁSoy Latina! Rally April 19 at Nazareth College.
A student draws a self portrait during a student workshop at ÁSoy Unica! ÁSoy Latina! Rally April 19 at Nazareth College.
Black bean and corn tacos are a fast, easy-to-prepare option for meatless meals during Lent.
Kindergartener Gabrielle Mcbride drinks a smoothie while visiting with classmate Nakiyah Calok during lunch at James P.B. Duffy School No. 12 in Rochester March 19. As part of the “Edible Education” program, representatives from the Good Food Collective gave students the smoothies, which were made of peaches, spinach, strawberries and blueberries.
Preschoolers Daniel Wright (left) and Roman Maldonado dance to the “Hokey Pokey” with classmates. Students at St. Kateri School in Irondequoit showed support for former student Avrie Sinesiou by shooting a music video and holding a dress-down day May 14.
Father Dan Condon, Chancellor of the Diocese of Rochester, blesses runners with holy water as they leave the starting line of the Run for the Young 5k at St. Lawrence Church in Greece May 3.
Students react as technology teacher Dan Pitnell comes out dressed in a tutu during a school assembly April 11 at St. Mary School in Canandaigua.
Mass-goers hold candles at the beginning of the Easter Vigil Mass April 19 at Sacred Heart Cathedral.
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano dries off Tina Eligon’s hair after baptizing her during the Easter Vigil at Sacred Heart Cathedral April 19. Bishop Matano welcomed 13 people into the church while celebrating Mass with the Cathedral Community.