Exploring the Catholic Faith

Exploring the Catholic Faith

Whether you have been a life-long Catholic, are new to the faith, are considering returning to the Church, or are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, we offer many opportunities. Please inquire about our Adult Confirmation Program, Bible Study, RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) or Small Group Study.

For additional information or you are looking for answers to your questions we encourage you to contact us at the Ministry Center Office (Fr. Mario Racho) 716-283-2715 ext: 200

Adult Confirmation

Preparation for the Sacrament of Initiation that confirms the baptismal promises and seals the person with the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Classes are held 8 weeks prior to the Easter Vigil. All those age 18 or older and wish to complete the sacramental preparation are invited to contact complete the form under the Adult Faith Formation tab.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

The process of coming into full communion with the Catholic Church for adults 18 years of age and older. Summer sessions (Inquiry phase) run May through August every other week on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Fall sessions begin in September and run through April every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Bible Study

10 week study of various books/sections of the Bible. Complete the registration form on the Bible Study page.

Small Group Study

An opportunity to learn more about the Catholic Faith through study groups. Topics to be announced throughout the year. Complete the registration form on the Small Group Study page.