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Religious Education

A child’s faith will serve as a firm foundation in the years to come. St. John of Rochester is here for your family to assist you to help your child grow to be all that they can be.

Sacramental Preparation

Preparation will include opportunities to a deepening awareness of the activity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in our lives.

 Vacation Bible School

Youth Ministry

Guiding the young church of St. John of Rochester to know, love and serve God and one another.

Start your week off RIGHT...Join the Discussion on Sunday evenings

 Children's Liturgy 

  of the Word

Gr. 2 - 5 will learn to participate in the "Liturgy of the Word" at Sunday Mass.

Gr. K - 1 will discuss the Sunday Gospel.


The ChristLife evangelization process is a proven method of igniting the new evangelization by providing a relational context to begin to make missionary disciples at the parish level. ChristLife makes missionary disciples by helping people discover Jesus Christ personally, follow Him in their daily lives as Catholic disciples, and share Him with others.

Bible Study Groups

(September - May)

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?

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Adult Faith Formation

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

The annual St. John of Rochester Men’s Retreat is in January at Notre Dame Retreat House in Canandaigua, NY. SJR's goal is to fill the Retreat House with 100 men.

Women's Retreat

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.


  8 Wickford Way
 Fairport, NY 14450

Parish Office: 585 - 248-5993, Fax: 585- 387-0517

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