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Diocesan Road to Renewal Initiative

During this past week, registered parishioners should have received in the mail acopy of the Pastoral Letter prepared by our Diocesan Apostolic Administrator,Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger. The purpose of the Pastoral Letter is to provide the spiritual foundation for our Diocesan Road to Renewal Initiative. Everyone is strongly encouraged to read the Pastoral Letter and to reflect upon it as we go forward in the pastoral renewal of our diocesan family. Copies of the letter...

COVID-19 Update – Supreme Court Ruling

For immediate release via: www.WNYCatholic.org Late on November 25, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion in the case of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York vs. Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York. The 5 to 4 decision pertains to the state’s ability to restrict capacity in houses of worship.  See: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/20a87_4g15.pdf In keeping with the Diocese’s priority to mitigate risk of infection and protect those most vulnerable, parishes...

Thanksgiving Day Mass

Thanksgiving Day is a special day where we celebrate family unity and gather as a church to give thanks to God for all the blessings we have. We invite you to begin you and all ofour parish families on Thanksgiving Day to join us virtually for Mass on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 10am via our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7BoUV_yBmmwLSYf17nSMBQ/featured At this mass we are taking a collection to assist our St. Vincent De Paul Society. ...

COVID-19 Update

As of November 18, 2020 New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo provided an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Western New York.  Due to high levels of positive cases in the Western New York area, he has decided to move Buffalo and the surrounding areas in Erie County to a Code Orange Zone.   Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says the new restrictions go into effect Friday for non-essential businesses and Monday for schools. In a Code...

A Journey to Christmas – Advent Tree Lighting & Celebration

Please save the date for our annual kick off to the most holy Advent Season: A Journey to Christmas.  To remain safe durring the COVID-19 code orange level, this will be a FREE drive thru family event that will take place on the First Sunday of Advent – November 29th from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the church & school front parking lot.  As visitors drive thru, they are treated to a Journey to Christmas which...

Giving Tree – St. Amelia Outreach

Our St. Amelia Outreach team has set up the beautifully decorated Giving Trees in the church.  We ask those who wish to partake in making the holidays a little more magical this year for those in need to please select a tag off of the tree.  You make the purchase of the item written on the tag.  Wrap the item with the tag attached and return it to the church by Dec 13th,  under a...

Thanksgiving Baskets – St. Vincent De Paul

With Thanksgiving approaching, we are in need donations of the following food items to distribute to our clients – cranberry sauce, gravy, sweet potatoes, boxed stuffing, instant mashed potatoes, pie crust mix and turkeys. There is a bin located in the narthex to place any donations except for the turkeys which can be dropped off either at the rectory during office hours Monday-Friday or at our Food Pantry on any Tuesday evening between 6:00-7:00 p.m....

NEW – Diocesan Road to Renewal Initiative

The Diocese of Buffalo invites you to join us for an online Renewal Consultation Session to learn about and discuss the new Diocesan Road to Renewal Initiative. We want very much to understand the needs, concerns and hopes that you have for the Faith communities in your area of the Diocese. Please join us for a Zoom gathering on Thursday, October 1st from 6:30-8:30 p.m. as members of our Road to Renewal Committee facilitate these...

Emminger & Achidi – Priesthood Ordination

We are blessed at St. Amelia to have two men studying for the Priesthood. We ask you to save the following dates as we celebrate with Rev. Mr. Christopher Emminger and Rev. Mr. Denning Achidi as they are ordained to the Priesthood for the Church of Buffalo. The Ordination Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Saturday, September 19th at 9:30 a.m. for immediate family only.  The public can view the Mass via LIVE...

Weekly Mass Intentions

Monday, November 9 8:00 a.m.        All Parishioners Living & Deceased by Fr. Sibby10:30 a.m.       John Maglio, Sr. by John Maglio, II Tuesday, November 106:30 a.m.         James and Anita Piedmonte by Santini Family10:30 a.m.       Donald, Kenneth and Joan Multerer by Estate Wednesday, November 11-(One Mass Only)8:00 a.m.         Clarence and Virginia Lenhard by Klemmer Family Thursday, November 126:30 a.m.         In Memory of Mr. and Mrs. RJ Laughlin by Family10:30 a.m.       James F. Schlee & Mark F. Schlee by...