IS OUR LIFE-LONG PROCESS
...Feed Your Spirit ...
...Enlighten Your Mind...
...Heal Your Emotions...
Grow Your Relationship with God.
Youth Faith Formation
K - 8th grade
A child’s faith will serve as a firm foundation in the years to come. Youth Faith Formation, one of the options for learning about our faith, is an age-based classroom program. Sts. Mary & Matthew Faith Formation is here for your family to assist you to help your child grow to be all that they can be.
Family Faith Formation
Families with children K - 8th grade
Creative, Family-centered activities coordinated with readings and/or Liturgical Season. Families work together in their family unit to learn about Jesus and learn about God.
Senior HighYouth Ministry
9 - 12th grade
Assisting and guiding teens to develop and strengthen their relationship with God and their faith community through a liturgy based catechesis. Discussions, reflections, prayers, and community building experiences are included to encourage the understanding of Jesus' teachings and how to live them today.
Preparation is an opportunity to deepen ones awareness of the activity of God's presence and importance in our lives:
First Reconciliation: 2nd grade +
First Eucharist: 2nd grade +
Confirmation: Yr 1 8th grade +
Yr 2 9th grade +
Sharing Stories with Jesus
Pre-school & Pre-K
Pre School and Pre-K are invited back to community room after opening prayer for simplified age appropriate readings, prayer, song, about the message of the current week's scripture.
Parents sign out and pick up children after Mass
Children's Liturgy of the Word
K - 6th grade
Children are invited after the opening prayers to join us for simplified readings, prayers and discussion about the main message of the current week's scripture. Children are back in mass for the offering.
Becoming Catholic -RCIA
RCIA - The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Are you interested in exploring the Catholic faith?
Is someone you know interested in exploring the Catholic Faith?
Do you desire Baptism, First Communion and/or Confirmation?
Our adult faith formation programs in our parish continue to invite participants to deepen their understanding of their faith and their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It is in knowing Jesus intimately that we will be able to accept his call to discipleship.
We meet annually at the Notre Dame Retreat House, situated on 100 picturesque acres overlooking Canandaigua Lake. In this beautiful pastoral setting you have the opportunity to experience inspirational discussions, enlightening liturgies, private time in the Chapel or a stroll around the beautiful grounds. Reflect & relax.