Connect to prayer

To find out more about the places featured in the 24 Hours of Prayer project:

* Eucharistic adoration: In addition to the perpetual adoration at St. John of Rochester Church in Perinton, there are a variety of adoration centers available throughout the diocese at area parishes that are open for people to spend time in adoration. Substitute and regular adorers also are needed. For details on adoration and the Nocturnal Adoration Society, contact John Reynell at 585-266-5679.

* Abbey of the Genesee: The abbey's liturgies are currently closed to visitors while its church is being renovated. Work is scheduled to conclude around Christmas, and after it is done, the public is invited to attend all liturgies.

* Catholic schools: To find out more about diocesan Catholic schools, contact 585-328-3210 or visit

* Catholic parishes: Information about liturgies at Catholic parishes is available on the Diocese of Rochester website or by calling individual parishes. For more information on becoming Catholic and contacts at area parishes, contact 585-328-3210 or visit

* Donations of household items and paper products are among the items needed at St. Martin's Place. Call 585-325-6500 for details.

* For details on young-adult and campus ministries, call 585-328-3210 or visit the Diocese of Rochester website.

* For details on how to share faith as a family, visit or call 585-328-3210.

* For details on the diocesan Charismatic Renewal, contact Deacon Bob Meyer at 585-671-5275 or visit

About the project

Read about how the 24 hours of prayer project was created and find reflections on prayer written by Catholic Courier staff on the "Our Two Cents" blog.