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“St. Mark’s Parish is a Catholic, Christian Community of believers, gathered together to joyfully worship God. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit we seek to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of our people, and charitably minister to all.”
Do you know someone who is interested in the Catholic Faith? For more information, visit our Growing in Faith page to watch a short video:
Parish Lenten Retreat
This year we join our neighbor, St. Lawrence and St. Leo in spending a few days of spiritual renewal, as members of Maryknoll Missionaries guide us in SHARING THE MERCY OF GOD
Save the dates, March 10 - 13 more info to follow soon
Annual Day of Penance & Mercy
Wednesday, March 14, the churches of the Diocese of Rochester will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession).
Here at St. Mark's this Sacrament of God's mercy will be available from 12:30 PM until 7:30 PM.
Friday's of Lent at St. Marks
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM by the Knights of Columbus in Church Hall
Fish Fry dinners priced at $11.00/dinner (fried or baked fresh fish) on the following Fridays of Lent: February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 16, 23 and Good Friday, March 30, 2018.
Dinners include coleslaw or salad, potato, roll, coffee or tea. Pizza will also be available at $2.00/slice; and Ziti dinners at $6.00/dinner. French fries, desserts and other beverages will be available for purchase, also a Weekly Special in limited quantity. Take out service available. Remember, no tax, no tip and coffee or tea is included. Be sure to check out the many raffle items.
7:00 PM Stations of the Cross followed by the Sacrament of Penance (Reconciliation)
Watch, read and reflect for 10 minutes a day! Experience the Catholic faith in a whole new way through a FORMED Lenten video reflections from Bishop Donald Hying, delivered right to you email inbox every day.
How: Simply log on to FORMED website and click Daily Lenten Reflections to sign up to receive
Not registered on the FORM website yet? Simply see the instructions to the right on FORMED and sign up today!
What is FORMED? How to Register...
We’ve purchased a gift for each of our parishioners! In fact, we are investing in our future and your future! That gift is a subscription to FORMED, a wonderful website that has been called a “Catholic Netflix.”
FORMED has inspiring movies and video based studies, audio presentations and e-books from the Church's most compelling speakers and authors. With your free access to FORMED, 24/7 on your television, phone, laptop, iPad, or Kindle.
Give it a try! Start enjoying your GIFT! CLICK TO ACCESS & REGISTER FOR FORMED
Please give a gift which allows us to continue Jesus’ mission today by:
- Forming and educating priests, deacons and lay ministers
- Educating our young in the Catholic Faith
- Serves people most in need • Providing needed services to minister in our world today
YOU can make a pledge (and you don’t have to complete the payments until May 2018) in several ways.
1) You’ll find envelopes at our entrances, and in our pews.
2) Make a donation at www.dor.org identifying St. Mark’s Church with our parish number, 044
3) Contacting the diocesan Gift Office at (585)328-3228 x 1331
Any amount you can give will help. No gift is too small or too large! THANK YOU to all who have made a pledge and are paying on your commitment.
Church Census - Action Required!
Have you filled out your Census for St. Mark's yet? Just as Mary and Joseph had to return to Bethlehem to complete their census, we need you to also complete yours!
Please help us by providing necessary information so we can better serve you and your family here at our parish.
1. Open the link: Census Form for St. Mark's Church
2. Complete information in fields as specified (click enable editing at top of document if message appears)
3. Print a copy and drop in the offering basket at Mass OR
SAVE on your computer and return back to St. Mark's electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If any questions, please contact Deacon Frank Pettrone at at 585 227-6824 or at email@example.com
Rochester Catholic Women's Conference
WHEN: Saturday, March 10
WHERE: Aquinas Institute
This year's theme, " The Power of the Eucharist" was chosen to correspond with the Diocese of Rochester's Year of the Eucharist, and features speakers Danielle Bean and Dr. Edward Sri and a Church approved Eucharistic Miracle Exhibit.
Please join as for this special day of fellowship, prayer and peace. Visit the website at Rochestercwc.org for conference details or contact Ann Denninger at 490-8835 for more information.
SAVE THE DATES!
June 14 – 17….More details coming soon!
40 Days for Life Spring 2018 Rochester Campaign
Do you think you can do more to end the scourge of abortion? One of the most proven, effective means to decrease abortion is 40 Days for Life. In the 10 years that 40 Days for Life has been taking place, over 14,000 babies have been saved from abortion!
Take part in the Rochester area’s first Spring 40 Days for Life Rochester Campaign from February 14 through March 25. Through prayer and fasting embrace human life and promote the end of abortion. Volunteer to pray with your friends, in a peaceful vigil, outside of Planned Parenthood, 114 University Ave.
Visit www.40DaysforLife.com/Rochester for info and to sign up for prayer vigil times. For more info, contact Rick Paoletti at (585) 489 9555 or Roc40DFL@gmail.com
The Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet at 500 Maiden Lane, distributes gently used clothing at no charge to residents of Greece and Charlotte. Volunteers are needed to unpack clothing, and staff the clothing closet, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
For more information or to volunteer, please call Diane Englert at 729-7382 or Mickey Corsi at 227-2133.
Daily Mass (Monday thru Friday) - 8:00 am (check bulletin or online calendar for exceptions)
Saturday - 5:00 pm (anticipated Sunday Mass)
Sunday - 8:30 am and 11:00 am
Confessions - Saturday, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Other times by request.
8:30 am -12:30 pm & 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed on National Holidays
- Father Louis Sirianni, Pastor
- Deacon Frank Pettrone, Pastoral Associate
- Deacon David Cadregari, Deacon
- Jim Pudetti, Finance Director
- Deacon James Chatterton, Bookkeeper
- Kristine Burgio, Religious Education / Youth Ministry
- Terri Nicolosi, Administrative Assistant
- Joe Ilardo, Music Director
- Connie Schmeer, Parish Secretary
- Samir Agic, Maintenance
- Andrew Tantalo, Parish Organist
- Jack Fiannaca, Parish Organist