Sacramental Preparation

Baptismal Preparation

  • Contact: Amanda Rayburn, 585-334-3518
  • Class is held on a bi-monthly basis for parents preparing to have a child baptized.

 Children’s Sacramental Preparation

  • Contact: Amanda Rayburn, 585-334-3518
  • Provides families and individuals with opportunities to learn our Catholic doctrine and  traditions in an atmosphere that encourages the practice of faith.
  • The experience of God is celebrated and spiritual growth is promoted.
  • People are prepared for participation in the larger Church/community.
  • Volunteers are welcome to assist in First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation preparation.

 Marriage Preparation Team (PreCana)

  • Contact: John and Kathy Steiner, 585-334-3518
  • Prepares couples for the Sacrament of Marriage using the Facilitating Open Couple Communication Understanding and Study (FOCCUS) guide with the engaged couple,
  • Reviews the Church’s marriage preparation program.
  • Assists the pastor/Presider in recommendations for the couple’s marriage.

 Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

  • Contact: Amanda Rayburn, 585-334-3518
  • Provides a process for those who have never been baptized, have been baptized in another faith, or who have not completed their initiation to become full members of the Roman Catholic faith.
  • The program involves instruction through readings, faith sharing and presentations on our Catholic faith.
  • Catechists and core team members are invited to assist with instruction and mentoring group participants.