St. Mary's Church: 8961 W. Main Street, PO Box 725, Honeoye NY 14471  |  585-229-5007


St. Matthew Church: 6591 Richmond Mills Road, PO Box 77, Livonia NY 14487  |  585-346-3815 

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The Seven Sacraments of a Catholic Life

The sacraments are sacred rituals, in which God's grace is instilled by the Holy Spirit.

 
Sacrament of Initiation
 Baptism

Baptism makes one a Child of God, an Heir of Heaven, a Disciple of Christ, and a member of the Roman Catholic Church.

 
Sacrament of Healing
 First Reconciliation

 This sacrament focuses on recognizing the need for forgiveness while also exploring the meaning of the symbols, gestures, prayers, and Scriptures.

 
Sacrament of Initiation
 First Eucharist
Children are encouraged to prepare for the Sacrament of First Eucharist as they near the age of seven.  Students must complete one full year of Faith Formation or Catholic School the year immediately prior to the year she/he prepares to receive the Sacrament. 
Sacrament of Initiation
 Confirmation 

“The most important influence on the religious and spiritual lives of adolescents is their parents.”

Soul Searching by Christian Smith 

 
 
Sacrament of Commitment
 Matrimony

Marriage, the "covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life ..."

Sacrament of Commitment
Holy Orders

Vocations Prayer

Lord, let me know clearly the work you are calling me to do.  Grant me the grace and generosity I need to answer your call with courage and love, for to do your will is my joy and my peace.  Amen.

 
 
Sacrament of Healing 
Anionting of the Sick

The Sacrament of the "Anointing of the Sick" is a healing encounter with the Risen Lord Jesus Christ.

It can be administered for any spiritual, emotional or physical healing and for inner strength during illness or at any difficult time in life.