Growing in Faith Together

From the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis

Young Adult Bible Study

Thursdays

7:30 p.m.


Individuals 18-35 are invited to a Bible study organized by the Auburn area young adult ministry. Read/discuss passages from the Bible and Church documents while enjoying fellowship with other young adults. For more information, please click below.


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Parking Lots & Patron(esse)s- COMING THIS SUMMER!

Interested in knowing more about the saints? Do you like history? Want to get out of the house? Join us for our Parking Lots & Patron(esse)s Series. We'll gather in the parking lots of several different parishes over the course of the summer to learn about the parish, its history, and their patron/patroness. We hope to live-stream the gatherings for those not able to join us. Stay tuned for more information!

Harvesting Justice & Peace

Our duty as Catholics to join our brothers and sisters in crying out for justice and peace continues. Below you will find some stories that we hope help you understand what is happening in our country and our church.


Faith communities lead peaceful protest against racism- Chicago

California’s Catholic Dioceses Create Virtual Stations Of The Cross As A Way To Fight Racism

Blind to equality yet?

Faith in Action- Loving People

Called & Gifted- The World Awaits Your Yes!

Are you a young adult (21-39) interested in discovering where you are gifted and how you are called to use your gifts in the world? Join us for Called & Gifted! Called & Gifted includes a virtual workshop that lays the foundation for the beginning of discernment, an online Catholic Spiritual Gifts Inventory, a gifts interview to help you unpack your inventory, and working with a small group over several weeks to experiment with your gifts. Space is limited! To be a part of this process, click here.
Called & Gifted: The World Awaits Your Yes!

The Month of the Sacred Heart

June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In every language, in every age, the heart is regarded as the natural symbol of love and affection. We pray that this month of the Sacred Heart reminds you of the excessive love of Jesus! You can find prayers for this month of the Sacred Heart here.

Heart of Christ Jesus

Companions on the Journey

Sign up to be a Prayer Partner for another Young Adult

Looking for another personal way to pray during this time while making a new connection? Sign up to be a prayer partner for another young adult. We will provide you with a name and email address of another young adult that you can pray with and for.

Sign up here!

FOCUS Equip

The FOCUS Equip app, built by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), gives users access to Catholic resources that can be used for evangelization, personal formation, Bible study leadership and discipleship. The app includes Electronic Bible studies; how-to articles on practical evangelization, discipleship and leading a Bible study; and video and audio talks that can be used for evangelization or personal formation.

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The Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award

Are you or do you know a young faith-filled Catholic between the ages of 18-40 who has demonstrated leadership against poverty and injustice in the United States? The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) honors an individual between the age of 18 and 40 each year who demonstrates leadership in fighting poverty and injustice in the United States through community-based solutions with the Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award. For more information about the award and the nomination process, please click here.

How to help during the COVID-19 crisis

There are many organizations around Rochester that can use our help! Check out our "How to Help" page on the Diocesan COVID-19 resource page to help out in our community!

How to Help!


"It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts."

- Mother Teresa-

Additional Resources!

Check out the resources below to keep your faith strong this week and the weeks to come!

Religious Freedom Week Resources

Pray, reflect, and take action on religious liberty, both here in the United States and abroad throughout the week of June 22-29!

For more information about these opportunities contact Mark Capellazzi at Mark.Capellazzi@dor.org.