Lord, how good it is for us to be here -- Matthew 17

Church of the Transfiguration

Bishop Clark

On the morning of Sunday, January 22, 2023,  His Excellency, The Most Reverend Matthew H. Clark, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Rochester, died in his room at the Sisters of St. Joseph Mother House, following a period of declining health.  Bishop Clark was 85.  Visitation and Funeral Services will take place at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park: Sunday, January 29, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. public visitation followed by prayers at 7 p.m.  Monday, January 30, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. public visitation, followed by his Funeral Mass at 12 Noon. The link to the livestream of his Funeral Mass is on this page.

Kindly pray for the family and friends who mourn the death of our dear Bishop Emeritus and pray for him; may they be consoled by our faith in eternal life - a kingdom of light and peace where we will behold the face of God.

Weekly Email

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2022 - 2023 CMA



Click HERE to donate to the CMA, remember our parish is 336 - Church of the Transfiguration.

As of January 24, we are at around 86% of our goal, with 301 families pledging.  THANK YOU to all who have pledged to date!  For those of you still considering, please consider making your pledge today! We know how annoying it is to see the appeal for months and months in our communications.   We have made great progress over the past few weeks!  Please remember any shortfall comes out of our small parish savings account, so we really are hoping to achieve our goal.  


  • Chapel Stained Glass Window
  • Fr Rob - Valentine's Cards for Meals on Wheels
  • First Communion 2022 May 14
  • Good Friday Veneration of the Cross
  • Church in Fall
  • Exterior Cross
  • Campus in Early Spring
  • Statue of Mary
  • Mass with the Bishop
  • Deacon Pat, Bishop Matano, Father Mike
  • Bishop Matano and Father Mike
  • Coffee Hour with the Bishop
  • Donuts after Church!
  • Children enjoying donuts after mass
  • Coffee Hour after 9AM Mass
  • Chapel Interior
  • Street Sign
  • Parish Life Center (meeting rooms, library and gym)
  • Christ Transfigured
  • Church Interior
  • Church

Welcome to the Church of the Transfiguration.  

We see ourselves as a unique expression of the People of God whose faith in Jesus Christ is rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition.  We invite you to join us in worship, service and play.

Below is the welcome video for the two clustered parishes - St. Catherine of Siena in Mendon and the Church of the Transfiguration in Pittsford.



Here is our latest video newsletter, highlighting Transfiguration's Autumn through Christmas 2022.






Blog Summary

February 5, 2023

Dear Friends,

The past several days have been filled for me with reminders of ... Read More »

January 29, 2023

Dear Friends,

It was the spring of 1979. I was in the seminary ... Read More »

January 22, 2023

Dear Friends,

The midway of January has brought us a bit of snow and ... Read More »

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Mass Times

Monday - 6:45 AM at Transfiguration
Tuesday - 9 AM at St. Catherine of Siena, Mendon
Wednesday- 6:45 AM at Transfiguration
Thursday - 9 AM at St. Catherine
Friday - No Service Scheduled
Saturday - 4 PM at Transfiguration
Saturday - 5:30 PM at St. Catherine
Sunday - 8:45 AM at Transfiguration
Sunday -10:45 AM at St. Catherine
Both Sunday Masses are Livestreamed and can be accessed on the church websites.

Office Hours

Normal Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The office is closed on Friday and on holidays. For emergencies outside of office hours, please call the office at 585-248-2427 and follow the prompts.

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Transfiguration Staff

St Catherine Staff

We also are blessed to have many wonderful staff members at St. Catherine of Siena who are present for us at Transfiguration.  Several staff members work at both parishes and deacons from both parishes assist at all services.  Please click HERE to go to the St. Catherine of Siena staff page for contact information.

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Diocese of Rochester - DOR Safe Environment

As part of the Diocese of Rochester’s ongoing Creating a Safe Environment efforts and at the direction of Bishop Matano, we are posting this link to the Diocese's web page which contains resources and information sources.



To access the quarterly "Creating a Save Environment" newsletter, click on the link below


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