Guild Partners and Resources

The Finger Lakes Guild is committed to building partnerships with like-minded organizations in Rochester and beyond.

Please visit our Partners below!

If your organization would like to partner with the Guild, please contact us here!

Society of Catholic Scientists, Rochester Chapter

Mission – We promote intellectual dialog between science and faith and provide opportunities for friendship among students and scientists

Mt. Carmel House – This is the house that started the Comfort Care Home (CCH) movement in New York State. Mt. Carmel House is located in Hilton, NY and provides a serene setting and compassionate hands on care for those approaching the end of their lives. Established in 1984 Mt. Carmel House has served hundreds of the dying and their loved ones and continues to do so today. A full listing of CCHs in NYS is here.
— Mt. Carmel House is currently conducting a search for a their next House Director. You can see the job listing here.
— There is also an opportunity for paid RNs and Care Aides (listing).
— Most importantly, Mt. Carmel House relies on volunteers to provide the majority of the hands on care for patients, cleaning, cooking, and so much more. If you feel called to serve our neighbors in this way, please contact them!

FertilityCare Center of Rochester – The Creighton Model System of FertilityCare is a Fertility Awareness Base Method that teachers women how to chart their cycles to either achieve or avoid a pregnancy or monitor their fertility…

The Margaret Home – The Margaret Home is a sustainable home that cares for pregnant moms who are experiencing homelessness or unstable living conditions in the Rochester region.

MyCatholicDoctor – Nationwide telehealth service that brings a network of faithful medical professionals to patients through video-based health consultation on almost any smartphone, computer or tablet… Three FLG Board Members are part of MyCatholicDoctor…learn more here.

National Catholic Bioethics Center – “The Mission of The National Catholic Bioethics Center is to provide education, guidance, and resources to the Church and society to uphold the dignity of the human person in health care and biomedical research, thereby sharing in the ministry of Jesus Christ and his Church.” Of the many valuable resources they provide perhaps the most unique and helpful is Ask a Question service. Check it out!

Focus Pregnancy Help Center – Our mission is to provide a life-giving solution to all women & girls contemplating abortion. To help them to choose life and to supply the support & referrals that they need with love.

CompassCare – CompassCare is proud to have the best reproductive health patient-care team in Rochester and Buffalo. Our team is specially trained to meet your unplanned pregnancy and sexual health needs. We are committed to provide you with compassionate care, relevant information, and professional medical services.

Elizabeth Ministry – Our St. Joseph’s chapter of Elizabeth Ministry is an outreach to women and families who have experienced the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death…

Joseph Ukpo Hospitals and Research Institutes (JUHRI) – We bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of healthcare.  Ecclesiastical Province of Calabar, Nigeria.

National Association of Catholic Nurses, USA – As we continue to share our faith and values with each other, and with other healthcare providers, we simultaneously reach outward to the larger Church and also our communities, as we offer support to those in need.

Catholic Health Care Leadership Alliance – Mission: The mission of the Catholic Health Care Leadership Alliance (CHCLA) as an alliance of faithful Catholic organizations is to support the rights of patients and professionals to receive and provide health care in accordance with the moral, ethical, and social teachings of Jesus Christ and His Church through ongoing evangelization, education, advocacy, and mutual support.

Community Resources

LifeROC – Building a culture of life. Our goal is to provide an integrated approach to education, prayer, advocacy and support for Human Life. At LifeRoc, you are not alone!

Catholic Charities Community Services – Catholic Charities Community Services, in conjunction with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester and those we serve, is deeply committed to enhancing and strengthening the independence, inclusion, and individuality of persons with disabilities and those who are living with significant health challenges.

Educational Organizations

St. Thomas Aquinas Homeschoolers of the Rochester Area – Our mission is to provide information, experiences, and a supportive community for Catholic families who choose to educate their children at home…

St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry – We seek to address our students in the entirety of their humanity through due attention to the pastoral, spiritual, and human pillars of their formation with the hope that we may, in a definite and dedicated way, assist our students to understand deeply the things of our Faith and to incarnate them in their day-to-day service of God’s people and the world as a whole.

St. John Bosco Schools – Our mission is to support parents in their God-given role as the primary educators for their children by cultivating the whole person – mind, body and soul – uniting spiritual life with work , study and play.

Agathon Institute provides educational opportunities to students who are serious about their formation as men and women of integrity and that pursue excellence in all spheres of life. 

Community Building Organizations

Mothers of Lu – The Mothers of Lu is a group of mothers praying for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life…Mothers are invited to join us the first Tuesday of every month from 7pm-8pm at St. Jerome’s Church in East Rochester.

Troops of St. George – The Troops of Saint George (TSG) is a fraternal Catholic nonprofit apostolate for priests, men, and young men looking for a life of adventure coupled with virtue…