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Book Discussion Group

On Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, the parish has given the book I Heard God Laugh by Matthew Kelly to each family as a gift this Christmas season. We hope that you took home a copy of the book for you and your family. Below is a video from the author himself telling  you a little bit about the book: https://www.facebook.com/DynamicCatholic/videos/1378296735699727 On Wednesday, January 27th we will begin a discussion group on the book for anyone...

Help Us Welcome Bishop Michael William Fisher

Happy New Year to everyone! As we anticipate Bishop Michael W. Fisher’s Installation on January 15th the Diocese of Buffalo has invited all parishes across eight counties of Western New York to create a short 30 second to 1 minute long Welcome Video to share on social media platforms and websites on the day of installation (or the days leading up to installation) using the hashtag: #WelcomeBishopMike    These grassroots videos are not only to...

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Novena

This past year has been extremely challenging for all of us. At St. Amelia’s our largest ministry, St. Amelia’s School, has also had to deal with much uncertainty and concern about opening/re-opening for in person learning. While the staff, administration, school board, and Home School Association have been working diligently to welcome our students back on January 4th, there is still one more thing we as a parish family can do to support all these...

Weekly Mass Intentions

Monday, December 28 8:00 a.m.         The Curtis Family by the Ruh Family 10:30 a.m.       Bob Borden by Wife, Betty Tuesday, December 29 6:30 a.m.         For the Intentions of Angie Santini by Rose and Bob 10:30 a.m.       Michael Kerwin by Gretchen Grimm Wednesday, December 30 8:00 a.m.         Richard Rooney by Pat and Dan Mulhern 10:30 a.m.       Michael Christiano by Robert Wunsch Thursday, December 31 (No 6:30 a.m.) 10:30 a.m.       Bob Gramza by Joan Gramza &...

Welcome Bishop Fisher

Pope Francis has appointed Washington, D.C. Auxilary Bishop Michael William Fisher as the fifteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo. “Today the Archdiocese of Washington is privilaged to share a generous gift with the Dicoese of Buffalo with Pope Francis’ appointment of Michael William Fisher to become the fifteenth Shepherd of that local church.” said Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, D.C, “Bishop Fisher is an exceptionally compassionate and skilled servant of the church. His...

A Journey to Christmas – hepling those in need

We would like to thank the Journey to Christmas committee of Scott Kapperman, Arlene Meyerhofer, Caite Wagner, Amy Lepertine, Kathy Waite, and all of the volunteers who made this event such a great success!  Over 225 cars attended and made their way through the Journey to Christmas.  There were four stops resembling the weeks of Advent: Joy, Peace, Hope & Love where visitors received family packets filled with activities, an Advent 2020 book of daily...

Holiday Mass Schedule

Our Church Decorating will take place on Sunday, December 20th at 12:00noon.  Unfortunately our Lessons & Carols For the Advent Season has been canceled due to COVID-19. Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available on Monday December 14th and 21st at 6:30pm, Wednesday December 16th at 4:00pm, and Saturday December 19th at 3:15pm.  There will be no confessions on Wednesday December 23rd. Our rectory offices will be closed beginning Christmas Eve – Thursday, December 24th at...

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...