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Confessions

Priests will be available in the Church from 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays to hear confessions.

We’re opening our doors

June 6th, 2020 New Parish Announcement – We are very happy to share the news that we will be able to open the doors of our Church for public Masses beginning Monday morning, June 8th, 2020 at 8:00am.  We will be open with limited capacity for daily Masses this week at 8:00am and 10:30am, as well as next weekend for Masses as we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi on June 13th &14th. The dispensations...

Parish Update – May 23, 2020

We are looking forward to the day that we can officially open up our Church to public Masses. However for the time being we are limited to live stream Masses only. While the government has been recently lifting restrictions, we will be following the directives from our local Diocese and Bishop Scharfenberger as to when we are allowed to hold public Masses. We have a committee working to ensure that we have all of the...

A Special Message – Fr. Sibby

Dear Parishioners, As we mark over two months struggling with this coronavirus pandemic and hear and read about it in the news, our lives and families have been disrupted immeasurably. We read about the number of deaths throughout the world;  rules about six feet of distance and wearing of masks; no visitors to hospitals or nursing homes; no gatherings in churches for sacraments and prayer; and the stress and  anxiety affecting families and most all...

In Loving Memory of Fr. Sibby’s Mom: Connie Pierro

We offer our sincere condolences to Fr. Sibby and his family upon the passing of his mother, Connie Pierro. Connie resided on the second floor at McAuley Residence in Kenmore, NY and sadly was diagnosed, after her 85th birthday with the coronavirus on April 27th. Under the care of Catholic Health, she was moved from McAuley Residence to Absolute Care in Orchard Park where COVID-19 nursing home patients were treated. She later passed on May...

Kids Coloring & Crowning Contest

It has been a long-standing Catholic tradition to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary in May.  St. Amelia Church held a special virtual May Crowning on Friday May 1st presenting Mary with a crown, a litany of prayers and songs to signify her queenship as the mother of Christ, the King. In most Catholic churches (and even in many Catholic homes), a “May Altar” is erected with a statue or picture of Mary, flowers, and perhaps candles. The altar...

An Appreciation of Moms on Mother’s Day

We read in the Book of Proverbs: “She is clothed with strength and dignity; shecan laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instructions is on her tongue.” Ephesians 31 As we gather on this Mother’s Day Weekend, we as a Parish Family ask blessings upon all Mother’s Living and Deceased. We pray Loving God, as a mother gives life and nourishment to her children, so you watch over your Church. Bless...

May & Our Blessed Mother

We will have a special live stream service for the crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Friday May 1st at 3pm on our website: www.StAmelia.com.  Special prayers and Litany of Songs to Mary will take place along with the Decade of the Rosary and the Crowning of Mary.  Listed below you will find the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary prayers along with a special video prayer too. After services, should you wish to...

Weekly Mass Intentions

Monday, July 6  8:00 a.m.           For All living and deceased mothers by Parish                          10:30 a.m.          George Schillinger by Estate Tuesday, July 78:00 a.m.            Marie Miller by Estate10:30 a.m.          Ruth A. Mulhern by Pat & Dan Mulhern Wednesday, July 88:00 a.m.            Joan Multerer by...