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Evening of Prayer for Healing

Northern Erie Vicariate Parisheshost an Evening ofPrayer for Healing All are welcome to join us on Friday January 24th from 7:00 -8:30 pm as we pray for victims and all who are affected by the abuse crisis.  The evening will include adoration, music, communal prayer, and a presentation by Catholic Therapist Dan Lawson LMHC, as we pray for strength and grace as we journey through this challenging time in our Church.  This Evening of Prayer...

Are Wedding Bells in your Future? Marriage Preparation Ministry for Engaged Couples Thursday evenings, March 5, 12, & 19th 7:00-9:30pm in the Church These sessions will fulfill your pre-cana needs for your upcoming wedding Contact Eileen Warner in the rectory office with questions and to register

CHILDCARE AVAILABLE!

  We offer care for children while their parents attend the 9:00 and 11:00 Sunday Masses. Parents simply need to bring their children to the school, about twenty minutes before Mass. This service is directed by Kids Kampus, a state-licensed child care provider, and is for children from six months thru six years. After registering, parents leave their cell phone number so that if necessary they can be contacted in church. We recognize that many...

Jesus Brings the Kingdom With Him

August 6, 2019  •   Br. John-Marmion Villa For Sunday, August 11th, 2019 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time   Wisdom 18:6-9Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19Luke 12:32-48 A few years ago, I went to see the movie “Star Wars” on its opening night. This was to be an event like no other. The organization I was working for bought all the tickets for that evening’s showing. I was there with about 200 others, and the moment that the iconic John Williams...

Answering The Call

Ordained into Priesthood FATHER ROBERT CONTARIN  Home parish: St. Amelia, Tonawanda Former occupation: Worked at Leonardi’s Pizzeria, family business Vocation story: The priesthood crossed his mind once or twice while attending St. Amelia School and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. “My grandfather helped cultivate a love for the Blessed Mother and Jesus. I always kept that with me during the ups and downs in life.” After losing people close to him at age 22, he found...

Photographs of Recent Church Improvements

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National appeal supports elderly Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests

  Tue, Dec 4th 2018 10:00 am Retirement Fund for Religious Coordinator The Retirement Fund for Religious collection helps enable religious congregations to provide health care and residential planing for thousands of retired religious. (WNYC File Photo) The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 8-9 in the Diocese of Buffalo. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, the appeal benefits 31,000 elderly Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order...