Frequently Asked Questions
How can I or my family watch mass online?
All Masses are archived on our YouTube Channel as well.
When should I call for annointing of the sick?
Please Contact the Rectory Office at 716-836-0011 prior to any serious surgery or whenever seriously ill to schedule the sacrament. It is not necessary or recommended to wait until death is imminent.
When is the Rosary recited?
The Most Holy Rosary is recited on Monday, Wednesday and Friday after 8:00am Mass.
The Rosary for Life is recited on Mondays at 6:40pm.
When are Confessions held
We offer reconciliation on Saturdays
Is there Bingo?
Yes, our current Bingo schedule is:
How do I schedule a Mass Intention?
You may offer a Mass of special intention or for the deceased at either weekday Mass or most of the Masses on Sunday. Requests should be made in the parish office during the week from 9 am to 4 pm. The suggested stipend is $15.00.
How do I borrow medical equipment?
The Outreach Ministry includes a Medical Supplies Lending Program. Walkers, wheelchairs and transport chairs, canes, commodes, dressing aids, bath and bed rails, bath chairs, and even Hoyer lifts are lent out with no charge to people who cannot afford these items. St. Amelia Outreach is now recommended to people leaving Kenmore Mercy Hospital, if their insurance does not cover needed equipment. Several physical and occupational therapists visit each week for their clients. We are the largest agency in the Northtowns to provide this service. They are open Monday-Thursday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. You may call directly at 716-832-2542.
How can I reach a priest in case of an emergency?
A receptionist will assist you during business hours. After hours, your call will be directed to an emergency extension and a priest will return your call shortly.
Why should I register as a parishoner?
We encourage all who worship regularly at St. Amelia or who have recently moved into our area to register with us. Registration allows us to communicate with you, helps us to serve you, and is required for the celebration of certain Sacraments, Letters of Recommendation and School tuition discount.
How do I request prayers?
If you wish to add a name for prayer, please call the Parish Office at 716-836-0011. Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am until 4:30pm. Names will be entered into the bulletin for all to pray for.
Is Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament available?
The Miraculous Medal Novena and Adoration is held on Monday evenings at from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Church.
Additionally, all parishioners are invited to join us for 12 hours of continuous Eucharistic Adoration from 8:00 pm on the First Friday of every month until 8:00 am on the First Saturday. This ministry is organized by the Emmaus group and sign up sheets are available each month in the narthex. Come join us for prayer and quiet time with our Lord in His presence.