Hello, dear Parishioners. I came back on Saturday, 30th September, after a great visit with my family in Nigeria. Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers before and during my overseas travels: they were very helpful at every step of the trip. Not everyone of you knows I am a Jubilarian this year. On… Continue reading A SPECIAL DELIVERY LETTER…
It is almost impossible to personally and individually thank you, the countless parishioners and friends who came to celebrate God's blessings of 80 years of my life. It was a truly joyous and humbling experience to be the recipient of so much love, prayers, and well wishes. Therefore, it is with deep and heart-felt gratitude… Continue reading A SPECIAL NOTE OF GRATITUDE TO ALL PARISHIONERS!
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will have our first meeting of the new season on Thursday, September 21st at 10:00 am. We will meet in the Choir Room. Everyone is welcome to join us.
FAMILY OF PARISHES In our #17 Family of Parishes there will be six parishioners who will represent each aspect of our parish life in what is called Church Pillars. The 6 Pillars are: LITURGY: The focus is the primary way we worship God and the dignity of each celebration. SPIRITUAL LIFE: Works hand in hand with… Continue reading FAMILY OF PARISHES
The purpose of the Road to Renewal is to respond to these key issues and others by evaluating and reforming critical areas of Catholic life in Buffalo. 1. Catholic Center – The Renewal will help the Catholic Center to embrace a new vision for ministering in the Diocese moving forward. 2. Catholic Education – Inspiring… Continue reading What does the Road to Renewal Encompass?
The world is beautiful and reveals the beauty of God, but spiritual realities, such as the Holy Eucharist, are far more beautiful. To see the beauty of God, present in the Most Holy Eucharist, you need eyes of faith. One of the best ways to sharpen your vision of this beauty is through adoration. Though… Continue reading ADORATION of the BLESSED SACRAMENT
Today (Sunday, June 11th) we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, our Lord and God! What a Gift we celebrate! The Eucharist is everything. It’s all things, the fullness of life, eternal salvation, mercy, grace, happiness, etc. Why is the Eucharist all this and so much… Continue reading THE MOST HOLY BODY & BLOOD OF CHRIST
INTRODUCTION TO THE ROAD TO RENEWAL *The Road to Renewal is made up of a family of Parishes that comes together to strengthen one another. We are a Member of Family #17 which is made up of the following parishes: St. Andrew's Kenmore, Blessed Sacrament, Tonawanda, St. John the Baptist, Kenmore, St. Paul's, Kenmore, St.… Continue reading ROAD TO RENEWAL Introduction
How does one find the words to describe a genuine, trustworthy and Christ-centered priest like Msgr. Leo McCarthy, who whole-heartedly served the Lord for the past 64 years. For all of us who knew Father Leo, he had a tremendous sense of humor who loved to tell stories whenever the opportunity did arise. He was… Continue reading A TRIBUTE TO MSGR. LEO McCARTHY 1933-2023
OUR LORD'S GARDENERS: Spring has sprung and the Lord's gardeners have started working on the parish gardens. Our group has gotten smaller (and older) each year and would welcome anyone who would like to help with the gardens. Please call Megan Day at 836-8648 for more information. Financial donations are also welcome and greatly appreciated.