Opportunities Around the Diocese


Living a Eucharistic Life: Peace, Justice & Defeating Racism

Wednesday, February 15 | 6:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Church
783 Hard Rd. Webster, NY

As Eucharistic people we have a responsibility to be Christ to the greater community.  Mark 12:30-31 says: “You shall love God and your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” As part of the Eucharistic Revival, in conjunction with Black History Month, St. Paul’s invites you to learn about the history of civil rights in the Rochester area.  Shane Wiegand, the co-leader of the Antiracist Curriculum Project, will be leading this important presentation.

For more information, email Katie Van Damme here.

Eucharistic Revival Mission Evening for Youth

Friday, February 24 | 6:30 p.m.

Our Mother of Sorrows Church
5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Rochester, NY

As a part of a parish mission and the Eucharistic Revival, the parishes of Greece and Hilton are dedicating the second session of the mission to youth. Father Joseph Martuscello and Seminarian David Cataline will share their vocation stories. There will also be a Youth Vigil for Vocations Prayer Service with Exposition, Rosary led by Youth Representatives, and Benedicition led by Bishop Matano.

For more information contact, Our Mother of Sorrows here.

The Eucharist in Scripture Study Series

Tuesday Afternoons | 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Gathering Room
St. John of Rochester Church
8 Wickford Way Fairport, NY

St. John of Rochester Church is holding a scripture study entitled Eucharist in the Scriptures (Little Rock Scripture Study Eucharist in the Scriptures) from January 24th-February 21st.  The lesson topics include Some Old Testament Feasts with God, A Wedding Feast in the Kingdom of God, The Last Supper, The Eucharist in Paul and Acts, and The Eucharist in John’s Gospel. The series will also be livestreamed via Zoom for those not able to join in person.  A $10 donation is being asked to defray the cost of the books. 

For more information and to register, email Rob Layer here.

Presence:  The Mystery of the Eucharist

Tuesday Evenings | 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday Mornings | 9:15-10:45 a.m.

St. John of Rochester Church
8 Wickford Way Fairport, NY

St. John of Rochester Church is offering the Augustine Institute Series, Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist. The session topics will be: God is With Us, The Story of the Eucharist, Bread for the Journey, Biblical Foundations of the Eucharist and Unveiling the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. The series will be offered on Wednesday mornings in March and April and Tuesday evenings in May and June.

For more information and to register, email Rob Layer here.

Teen Holy Hour

Monthly | 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Church of the Resurrection
63 Mason Rd. Fairport, NY

Church of the Resurrection in Fairport is hosting an hour of Eucharistic Adoration every month aimed at youth grades 7-12. The holy hour will include times of silence, music, and Scripture. Parents and siblings of those in grades 7-12 are welcome as well. An optional social will follow the holy hour. The dates for the monthly holy hour are Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 17, and May 15.

For more information, click here.

Eucharistic Revival Speaker Series

Wednesday Evenings | 6:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s Church
783 Hard Rd. Webster, NY

Join St. Paul’s Church for their Eucharistic Revival Speaker Series. Each month there will be a guest speaker presenting on a different topic related to the Eucharist. Speakers include Fr. Peter Van Leishout, Dr. Matthew Kuhner, Sr. Karen Dietz, Lisa Lickona, Fr. Peter Mottola, Fr. Bob Kennedy, and Christine Kvam. Series participants will receive a free copy of the book Becoming Eucharistic People by Timothy P. O’Malley which will be incorporated into the series. The series will also be available via livestream on the parish website.  

For more information, click here.

Nocturnal Adoration Prayer Vigils

The Nocturnal Adoration Society sponsors monthly prayer vigils at several parishes in the Diocese of Rochester. The hour-long prayer vigils are a special adaptation of The Liturgy of the Hours and include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, psalms, scripture, spiritual readings, prayers, and silent adoration. A preview of the Office of the Blessed Sacrament prayer book can be found here.
For locations & times, click here.

More Eucharistic Revival Opportunities Coming Soon!

If you would like your opportunity featured here, contact Mark Capellazzi at [email protected].