Welcome to our Catholic Community
Blessed Sacrament, Saint Boniface, and Saint Mary’s are three vibrant parishes serving Catholics in Rochester, N.Y. We welcome you to our active faith communities! We offer many opportunities to help you grow in your Catholic faith, as well as informal gatherings to provide fellowship and friendship. Click here to learn more about each parish and how we got to where we are today. Thank you for visiting our site. We look forward to seeing you in church!
Downtown Community Forum
Thursday, June 2,
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Dugan Center
The Challenge of Education in Our City, will examine a possible solution to the challenges in our city schools. Writer and columnist Mark Hare is our speaker. Mark is a member of the steering committee for Great Schools for All, a citizen advocacy group. GS4A believes that decades of evidence from communities around the country strongly support the view that integration is the surest and least expensive way to dramatically improve academic outcomes for children otherwise likely to fail in high poverty urban schools.
Along the Avenues
May 22 – Most of us reading this column know what a wonderful gift and privilege it is for us to receive Holy Communion week after week. Nourished at the table of the Lord’s Body and Blood, we are strengthened as his disciples and sent forth to be his witnesses in the world. But it is especially inspiring on this weekend when our young parishioners share Holy Communion for the first time. They remind us of our own First Communion day and renew in us an appreciation of the gift of himself that Jesus left us at the Last Supper. Read more.
Download Our App!
Blessed Sacrament, St. Boniface and St. Mary’s now have a mobile app available that can be downloaded to your smart phone! And it’s a great way for you to stay connected with our three churches. There are prayer resources including daily Mass readings, Order of the Mass, the most common Catholic prayers, and a digital rosary. You can also access reflections on the Sunday readings; news from the Vatican, including their daily press bulletin, daily meditations, and Pope Francis’ Twitter feed; Catholic movie reviews; and of course, the Bible! Apple users click here, or find it in Google Play here.
How Can I Give?
There are many ways you can contribute to our churches and ministries. Click here to learn more about online giving as well as the more traditional methods of giving.
Like Us On Facebook!
Have you found our page on Facebook yet? Click here to “LIKE” our combined Blessed Sacrament/St. Boniface/St. Mary’s Parishes Facebook page!