Spirituality

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, October 19 8:00 a.m.            George Multerer by Family                         10:30 a.m.           Rudy Eberhardt by Joan Gramza & Family   Tuesday, October 206:30 a.m.             Joseph & Martha Amendolea by the Amendolea Family10:30 a.m.           Elizabeth Wisniewski by Evelyn Dolney Wednesday, October 218:00 a.m.            All Parishioners...

Join Us for Virtual Bible Study

Come join us for our Virtual Bible Study every Thursday facilitated by Arlene Meyerhofer. Jesus: The Way, the Truth, and the Life is a ten-week video study program and book. Anchored in the life of Christ as presented in the Gospels, this study explores the entirety of Jesus’ life – who He is, what He is really like, what He taught, what He did for our salvation and what this means for Catholics today. To...

Welcome to our New Music Director

Hello everyone! My name is Steven Gruhella, and I am pleased to introduce myself as your new Music Di-rector here at St. Amelia’s. I am originally from Pitts-burgh, PA, and attended college at Niagara University. While at NU, I began my music career as the choir director for the student Mass and held on to that role for four years. After graduation, I returned to Pennsylvania for a couple years, where I continued to employ...

Schedule Your Mass Intentions

St. Amelia Parish Mass Intentions  Mass intentions for 2021 are now being scheduled. We ask that intentions for special dates be limited to three occasions: wedding anniversary, birthday and anniversary of death. Masses may be requested during the month following the death of a relative or at a time of serious illness if space in the schedule allows. Weekend Masses Saturday at 8:00am and 4:30pm vigil Sunday at 7:00am, 9:00am and 11:00am Weekday Masses September...

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...

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...

Six Feet From Everything

We are all dealing with a lot during this #coronavirus pandemic. Many of us have questions, need prayer and support.  Please join us right here at http://staging.saintamelia.042eadd.netsolhost.com/ via live stream for a special question and answer session: “Six Feet from Everything”, hosted by Fr. Peter Santandreu every Wednesday evening at 8pm. Please email any questions or concerns you may have during this most difficult time to Fr. Peter at psantandreu@stamelia.com

Message from Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger

In light of the serious health risks to vulnerable populations posed by the novel coronavirus, and to prevent widespread infection, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has temporarily dispensed the Catholic faithful from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days during the coronavirus threat. Until further notice, Catholics of the Diocese of Buffalo should use their prudent judgment as to whether or not to attend Mass. Older adults, people with underlying medical conditions, and...