Welcome to Saint Kateri Parish

St. Margaret Mary
401 Rogers Parkway
St. Cecilia
2732 Culver Road
Christ the King
445 Kings Highway South
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Mission & Vision

To invite and welcome people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life to embrace and celebrate our vocation:
To be Christ to the world.

Friends and neighbors joyfully sharing and living the Gospel and the transforming love of
Jesus Christ through our Parish Family.

Fr. Lance Gonyo, Pastor

Note to site visitors: Our new website is under construction. Information contained beyond this main page may not be up to date. The bulletin, the calendar and the events listed on this page are current. We are working to get the new site online as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Saint Kateri Parish Communications Ministry Team

Catholic Ministries Appeal

Helping the parish with funding and resources that we would otherwise not be able to provide . . .

Parish Outreach Programs

We are still in need of “helpers elves” to sort and pack Christmas gifts on December 11 and for “drivers” to assist with the delivery of food and gifts on December 14th.  Please call the parish office if you can volunteer
Thanksgiving and Advent Giving Tree – click here for more details

Advent Coffee Hours

Saint Kateri Parish to Create 8 ft. Travelling Mural of the Nativity Scene at Coffee hours

Coffee Hour Schedule for
Travelling Nativity Scene
Dec. 1st – St. Cecilia
Dec. 8th – Christ the King
Dec. 15 – St. Margaret Mary
Dec. 22nd – Christ the King

Stop in at one of our four Advent Sunday Coffee Hours to color a cutout of an animal, shepherd, star, or angel that will be added to our mural each week in anticipation of Christ’s birth.
Can’t make it to one of the coffee hours listed?
Cutouts will be available in baskets at most of the church entrances. You can return your colored creations to the same baskets and it will get added to the mural. Oh Come ye’ to the final reveal at Christ the King on December 22nd.
Please bring your ceramic cup or travel mug to the coffee hours. Let’s try to protect our environment. Thank you!

Discover, Explore, Live

Click on the Title for more information:
 Alpha Sessions. The Place to Start!

Coming January 2020:
Java with the Saints
Wednesday 9:00 AM
NFC / St. Cecilia Campus– RM 105
Starting on Jan 29, 2020

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd – an interactive experience for 3-6-year-olds

Hands of Christ

The Hands of Christ is a recognition program to assist parishes in affirming their high school seniors who have been the “Hands of Christ” in their church, home, school and community. The Criteria to receive this very special recognition:

  • Has consistently demonstrated a Christian attitude by word and example.
  • Has been actively involved in the parish as well as their school or community.
  • Has been a positive role model to their peers, younger children and adults.
  • Is a practicing Roman Catholic in a parish

Please check back after the recognition award for listing of recipients for 2020.

Wreaths & Poinsettias – Pick up dates

Pick-up  between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Saturday, Dec. 7
Newcomb Friendship Center – St. Cecilia Campus
Note: all “In Memory of” poinsettia orders will used to decorate the parish during the Christmas season.
No pick-up for the “In Memory of” poinsettias necessary.

Finance Council

Meeting Schedule: Mondays at 7:00 pm
Room 105/St. Cecilia Campus
07/24/2019, 08/16/2019, 09/23/2019, 10/24/2019
11/25/2019, 12/16/2019, 01/27/2020, 02/24/2020
03/23/2020, 04/27/2020, 05/18/2020, 06/22/2020
Hard copy of meeting minutes and fiscal year-end report are available in the Finance Office at St. Cecilia’s. Any questions, please contact Lori Klafehn at 585-261-4795.

Mass Schedule:

Christmas Eve Masses
4:00 pm Christ the King
4:00 pm St. Cecilia
4:00 pm St. Margaret Mary
5:00 pm St. Thomas (English LMC)
10:00 pm St. Alban at St. Cecilia 10:30 pm Christ the King
Christmas Day Masses
8:00 am St. Cecilia
9:00 am St. Thomas (English LMC)
11:00 am St. Alban at St. Cecilia
11:00 am St. Margaret Mary
11:15 am St. Thomas (LMC)

Weather Closings:Including Daily Mass
NEW Policy
As the winter weather hits us, the parish will be following the same closure policy as Saint Kateri School: if either the East or West School District closes for weather-related emergencies, parish activities and daily Mass at 
Saint Kateri Parish will also be canceled. 
If  either school district cancels afternoon/evening
activities, CYO and other parish meetings will also be canceled.
                                          Safety is our # 1 Concern

4:00 PM at St. Cecilia 
4:30 PM at Christ the King
8:00 am at St. Cecilia
9:30 am at Christ the King *
11:00 am at St. Margaret Mary
*Interpreted for the Deaf
9:00 am at St. Thomas the Apostle
11:15 am LMC at St. Thomas the Apostle

Weekday Masses
Monday – Thursday
11:30 am at St. Margaret Mary

Monday and Friday
6:30 am at Christ the King

Wednesday – Saturday
8:30 am at St. Cecilia

8:45 am Christ the King

Sacrament of Reconciliation
3:00 – 3:30 pm St. Cecilia
3:30 – 4:00 pm Christ the King


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DOR Reorganization:

Saint Kateri Channel

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Recorded Events 2018:

7/27  VBS KIDZ CAMP Saint Safari Friday Opening
7/26  VBS KIDZ CAMP Saint Safari Thursday Opening
7/25  VBS KIDZ CAMP Saint Safari Wednesday Opening
7/24  VBS KIDZ CAMP Saint Safari Tuesday Opening
6/20 School Rainbow Service Part 1
6/20 Part 2 – unavailable on Social Media
5/19 Pentecost Celebration
5/19 Day events w Pot luck Dinner
5/19 St. Salome Time Capsule Opening

Ash Wednesday and Lenten Video Messages

Christ the King Church
445 Kings Highway South
Rochester, NY 14617
(585) 544-8880

St. Cecilia Church
2732 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14622
(585) 544-8880

St. Margaret Mary Church
401 Rogers Parkway
Rochester, NY 14617
(585) 544-8880
Online Giving

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