Immaculate Conception/
St. Bridget’s Church

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A Roman Catholic Community of the African American Tradition

"We've Come This Far by Faith"

Mass Times

Sunday mornings 10am
Special Liturgies: Weekdays 6pm

Contact Us

445 Frederick Douglass Street Rochester, NY 14608 Office & Rectory Ph. (585) 325-3893
Office Hours 8:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday

Sacraments of Reconciliation

"By Appointment"

Sacraments of Marriage

"Pre-Cana is Diocesan Requirement Arrangements should be made at least six months in advanced"

Baptism

"Please call the church office to make arrangements. New members of the parish community are most welcome. Registration cards are available in the church gathering space and church office"

Faith Formation

R.C.I.A.

This process is designed to catechize adults who are interested in becoming Catholic or renewing their bond with the Church.
Time commitment: Varies depending on needs of catechumens and candidates.


Religious Education

Children have the opportunity to explore their faith and the Sacraments in this ongoing process. Volunteers serve as teachers for classes and Sacramental programs. Families must be registered parishioners Immaculate Conception/St. Bridget’s Church. Children attending public school are expected to be in a parish religious education program each school year.


Religious Education Teachers

Trained volunteers teach children in preschool through Grade 9 about the Catholic faith. Lessons and materials are provided. Volunteers who work with children, youth or vulnerable adults are required to sign a Diocese of Rochester Volunteer Code of Conduct, complete the Criminal Record Check process and participate in Creating a Safe Environment training. All of these volunteers must participate in renewal of training as determined by the Diocese of Rochester.
Time commitment: after Sunday Mass, October through May. Diocesan Safe Environment Site


Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Children’s Liturgy of the Word presents the Liturgy of the Word in a simplified, interactive form to children 4 years or older during the 10am Sunday Masses.
Time commitment: Each Week from October to May.

Pre-Cana

Prepare couples for marriage by giving talks, leading table discussions and sharing your Christian marriage experience.