Living the Joy of the Gospel

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...

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...

Reminders for Parishioners

We are so happy to welcome you all back into the church!  Here are a few reminders for you as we reopen: Please wear your face mask/covering when attending Mass. Please bring your own hand sanitizer fro personal use. Be patient as we social distance. An usher will be seating all who attend Mass. We understand that this may not be your favorite pew to sit in, but it is for the safety of all...

Re-opening Information

WELCOME! It is with great joy that we let you know that our churches can open for daily and weekend Masses! Bishop Scharfenberger gave us the go ahead to begin daily Masses this week, and we are preparing for welcoming parishioners back this weekend in accord with NY State guidelines. It is truly a blessing to be able to gather again around the Altar on the Feast of Corpus Christi. While the Bishop has stated...

Confessions

Priests will be available in the Church on Mondays 6:30-7:00 p.m.,  Wednesdays 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and Saturdays 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. to hear confessions.