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St. Lawrence Catholic Church

“ The poor are the real treasures of the Church, by the inestimable gift of their faith and because they convert our alms into imperishable treasures for us.”

St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

St. Lawrence Catholic Church

1000 North Greece Rd.

Rochester, NY 14626

(585)723-1350    Parish Office Hours - 9:00 am to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM  to 4:00 PM

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Faith Formation

Dear God, Give us the courage and strength today, to carry out your will. May we keep an open heart and mind, and listen to the voice of the Holy Spirit. When life presents us with challenges that consume us, let us know that you are always present with us. May we feel the comfort of your unconditional love. Keep us strong and confident in all that we say and do.  Amen.

A prayer from 500 Prayers from Catholic Schools & Parish Youth Groups.


This mission of St. Lawrence’s Faith Formation office is to plan, organize and instruct parishioners of all ages through programs which will deepen people’s faith in Jesus Christ. We will provide successful outreach and ministry to all who attend, helping them to form life long disciples of Jesus.


Board members consist of adult members of St. Lawrence parish.

Ways To Participate:

There is a need for 60 - 75 adult volunteers as Catechists, Teachers, and Aides per year . If you are interested, call the Faith Formation Office at 585-225-7320 or send an email to one of the contacts listed below.


Religious Education classes consist of 20 classes from September to May. For Sacrament classes (First Communion, Penance, Confirmation) you can sign up for 1 or more classes.

Skills Required:

All fully initiated Catholics (have received the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation) are welcome to volunteer. CASE training and background checks are also required. Training and resources will be provided.

Related Activities:

Formal Religious Education Classes for grades K- 7.

First Penance preparation for grades 2 and higher.

First Eucharist preparation for grades 2 and higher.

Confirmation preparation for grades 8 and higher.

RCIA and RCIC programs.


Ongoing Catechists, Vacation Bible School Director, Easter Egg Hunt Celebration Coordinator, and Advent / Christmas Family Celebration Coordinator.


Jamie O’Mara (Director) - jomara@dor.org

Debbie Cichelli (Office Assistant) - dcichelli@dor.org


Faith Formation Registration Form 2017-2018