UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

DEACON CONVOCATION    –    MARCH 2, 2024    


  • $40.00/person for Saturday {if anyone wishes to stay Friday night, the cost is $100/person}
  • Make check payable to “Diocese of Rochester” and note “convocation” in the memo line, mail to Deacon Ed Giblin, DOR, 1150 Buffalo Road, Rochester NY 14624
  • Please RSVP no later than Friday, February 16, 2024, so that I can give Notre Dame Retreat House an accurate count; kindly note any special dietary needs when you register so that I can pass that information along as well. Thank you.
  • Registration with continental breakfast 8:30am-9:30am. Holy Mass will be offered at 10:00am, followed by a presentation by Bishop Matano and then lunch. The afternoon program will include a presentation on the “State of the Diaconate” by Deacon Ed Giblin and tentatively will also include an update by the leadership of the St. Stephen’s Diaconal Community Association. The day should end by approximately 3:00pm after Evening Prayer in community.
  •; Notre Dame Retreat House is located at 5151 Foster Road, Canandaigua.



Saturday, August 10, 2024 – Al Lorenz Park, Mount Morris, NY – details to follow



Friday, September 6, 2024-Sunday, September 8, 2024 is the Annual SSDCA Retreat, also at Notre Dame Retreat House, Canandaigua


Chrism Mass: March 26, 6:00PM, Sacred Heart Cathedral

Gathering of the Ministerium: May 21, 2024, RIT Inn & Conference Center

Diaconate Ordination: May 25, 2024 (transitional deacon only), Sacred Heart Cathedral

Priesthood Ordination: June 29, 2024, Sacred Heart Cathedral