Lent and Easter at SJR

We welcome parishioners to peruse this page and see the different events offered during this Season.  Visit often because activities may be added as they become available. 


Fairport Lenten Retreat, March 3-5
at St. John of Rochester and Church of the Assumption with Fr. Brendan Moss, OSB


Ash Wednesday (March 6) Mass Times:
6:30 AM, 12:00, 5:30 & 7:30 PM
6:00 PM – Soup Supper in Parish Center


Diocesan Day of Penance
March 13, 2019 ♦ 12:00-7:30 PM
All churches will offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation on this day. You are welcome to come here to SJR or go to a church nearer to your home or place of work.


Organ Donation: Dispel the myths...Learn the facts
7:00-9:00 PM, Monday, April 8, Gathering Room


Lenten Family Program

April 13, 2018

SJR Individual Reconciliation
Saturdays (except Holy Saturday): 4:00 – 4:45 PM
Saturday, April 13: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Monday, April 15: 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, April 16: Noon – 1:00 PM
Wednesday, April 17: 7:00 – 8:00 PM


Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 7:30 PM in Church

Knights of Columbus Friday Fish Fry Dinners
March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 & 19


Morning Prayer at 9:00 AM
Holy Thursday, Good Friday & Holy Saturday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Holy Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 PM
Adoration until 10:45 PM ending with Night Prayer
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion & Death
Good Friday, April 19 at 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM


Easter Egg Hunt & Party

Holy Saturday, April 20 at 9:00 AM

Blessing of the Easter baskets,

Easter egg hunt & party

8:00 PM
7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM & NOON

Lenten Family Program

2019 family activity


Reverend Michael C. Hogan Knights of Columbus will be holding its’ 4th annual Friday Lenten Fish Fry.

• Every Friday during Lent – March 8th through April 19th from 4:30 – 7:00 PM, $12
• Sit down dinner in newly remodeled school cafeteria or take out
• Soft drinks and water will be available for purchase

• Free coffee
• Large golden haddock fillet – available baked or fried
• French Fries or Baked Potato
• 4oz coleslaw, roll, tartar sauce, butter and lemon wedge

Best fish dinner in town! Please come by and support the Knights and your parish.

Lent is a time to fast from certain things and feast on others:

  • FAST from judging others; FEAST on Christ dwelling in them.

  • FAST from emphasis on differences; FEAST on the unity of all life.

  • FAST from apparent darkness; FEAST on the reality of all light.

  • FAST from thoughts of illness; FEAST on the healing power of God.

  • FAST from words that pollute; FEAST on phrases that purify.

  • FAST from discontent; FEAST on gratitude.

  • FAST from anger; FEAST on patience.

  • FAST from pessimism; FEAST on optimism.

  • FAST from worry; FEAST on God’s providence.

  • FAST from complaining; FEAST on appreciation.

  • FAST from negatives; FEAST on affirmatives.

  • FAST from unrelenting pressures; FEAST on unceasing prayer.

  • FAST from hostility; FEAST on nonresistance.

  • FAST from bitterness; FEAST on forgiveness.

  • FAST from self-concern; FEAST on compassion for others.

  • FAST from personal anxiety; FEAST on eternal truth.

  • FAST from discouragement; FEAST on hope.

  • FAST from facts that depress; FEAST on verities that uplift.

  • FAST from lethargy; FEAST on enthusiasm.

  • FAST from suspicion; FEAST on truth.

  • FAST from thoughts that weaken; FEAST on promises that inspire.

  • FAST from shadows of sorrow; FEAST on the sunlight of serenity.

  • FAST from idle gossip; FEAST on purposeful silence.

  • FAST from problems that overwhelm; FEAST on prayer that sustains.


  8 Wickford Way
 Fairport, NY 14450

Parish Office: 585 - 248-5993, Fax: 585- 387-0517
E-mail: fstjohno@dor.org

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