Our Pastor, Fr. Matt, will celebrate his 25th Anniversary of Ordination to Priesthood on July 6th, 2019. You are invited to 4:00 pm Mass, followed by a reception, dinner and program starting at 6 pm at the Grapevine Ellicott Creek Banquet Facility, 35 S. Ellicott Creek Rd, Amherst. Tickets for dinner are $40.00. Seating is… Continue reading Fr. Matt’s 25th Anniversary of Ordination
Our parish is in need of greeters (especially at the Saturday 4 pm Vigil Mass and 7:30 am Sunday Mass). If you are considering joining the ministry, the time is now! A meeting and training will take place on Wednesday, June 19, at 7 pm, in church. We need you! Sign up by calling Sr.… Continue reading Greeters
HAVE YOU OPENED YOUR GIFTS? The Church will soon be celebrating its birthday, the Feast of Pentecost. As with all birthdays, we look forward to the opening of gifts. However, the gifts we read about in the Scriptures, those given to us by the Holy Spirit, are very special gifts. These are the gifts that Jesus knew… Continue reading R.C.I.A. Corner
Summer will be here soon! The Lord’s Gardeners would welcome your help with our parish gardens. Our dedicated group has gotten smaller over the past few years and we definitely need new members. We meet every Saturday morning from 10 am until 12 noon weather permitting. If you are unable to participate throughout the… Continue reading The Lord’s Gardners
The sanctuary candle is placed before the tabernacle as a sign that the Lord is present; continuously burning and symbolizing God's eternal presence. Perhaps you would like to remember a loved one by making a donation to the church for a week of the candle. The memorials are shown in the Mass Intention section of … Continue reading Sanctuary Candle
PUT YOURSELF IN THE STORY We hear stories from the Scriptures every Sunday. If you've participated in a Bible Study you may have gone deeper into history, or learned more about the writers. But there is a way to study the Scriptures that can make an impact on our relationship with God, who wants us… Continue reading R.C.I.A. Corner
Our Boy Scout Troop 286 took part in the annual "Good Turn for America" Food Drive. They donated 658 pounds of food and made a cash donation which was used to purchase Tops gift cards for our pantry clients. The Girl Scouts in Troop 30755 and Troop 34190 used a portion of their cookie sale… Continue reading Hats off to our Scouts!
For the past few months, parishes in the Kenmore Tonawanda area have been hosting Masses focused on youth/young adult involvement. We have organized a contemporary music group that is always looking for new voices or instrumental involvement. Our rotating schedule continues with Mass here at Blessed Sacrament on May 26 at 5:00 pm. In June we… Continue reading Youth Masses
Congratulations to our Parish Confirmation Candidates: Anna Bandinelli, Carmela Bartolomeo, Ryan Davidson, Grace Eleey, Alison Kern, Anna Puchalski and Mario Ruggiero who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Malone this Sunday, May 19th, at 4:00 pm at St. John the Baptist Parish in Kenmore. May the Holy Spirit continue to deepen their faith and fill… Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS!