Upcoming Events

2016-17 Trinity Series Continues on February 12, 2017

The Buffalo Brass Choir, directed by Nick DelBello, in concert at Blessed Trinity on April 22, 2016.
Photo Credit: Margaret Dick

The Buffalo Brass Choir
“A Requiem in Our Time”
Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Blessed Trinity’s 2016-17 concert season continues at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017, when the church’s ensemble-in-residence, the Buffalo Brass Choir, presents A Requiem in Our Time. This liturgically themed program will feature the title piece by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaar, as well as Pablo Casals’ O Vos Omnes, Bach’s Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, and works by three living American composers: John Cheetham, Anthony Plog, and Brian Balmage. This powerful and uplifting program is a perfect prelude to the Lent and Easter seasons. Free-will offering: $10 suggested.
Located at 317 Leroy Avenue in Buffalo, the church is
wheelchair accessible with secured off-street parking.

 

Christmas 2016-17 Schedule of Services

 

Feast of the Birth of Our Lord ~ Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2016
9:30 p.m. ~ Choral Program, Blessed Trinity Choir
10:00 p.m. ~ Christmas Eve Mass with Choir, Brass and Organ

Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25
10:00 a.m. ~ Christmas Mass

 

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Friday, December 30
11:00 a.m. ~ Mass

 

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Saturday, December 31
Vigil Mass ~ 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
10:00 a.m. ~ Mass

 

The Epiphany of the Lord
Saturday, January 7
4:30 p.m. ~ Vigil Mass
Sunday, January 8
10:00 a.m. ~ Choir Mass

The Baptism of the Lord
Monday, January 9
11:00 a.m. ~ Mass

 

2016-17 Trinity Concert Series continues on December 4

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The Freudig Singers of WNY present
A Frozen Christmas Pie
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3 PM

Our Next Trinity Series Concert is Sunday, December 4, at 3 PM, when the Freudig Singers of WNY will be bringing us A Frozen Christmas Pie. Under the direction of Roland E. Martin, the program features traditional and contemporary music for Advent and Christmas, plus the premier of a new piece – “Star Carol” by Sidney King – to enhance your celebration of this beautiful season. The Singers invite you to “come a’wassailing” with them, take chances on their signature pies, and enjoy a delicious post-concert pie reception.
Come for the music; stay for the pie!
Free-will offering – suggested $10.

Located at 317 Leroy Avenue in Buffalo, the church is
wheelchair accessible with secured off-street parking.

 

2016-17 Trinity Series Opener is October 2, 2016

More JAZZ, More SWING, More BLUES …

CHARLES REEDY and the TOUCH’E BAND
Sunday, Cctober 2, 2016 at 3 PM

Touch'e Band at 2016 Pine Grill Jazz Reunion

Touch’e Band at 2016 Pine Grill Jazz Reunion

Mr. Reedy was a crowd-pleaser when he closed the 2013-14 concert season at Blessed Trinity, and the marvelous musicians and singers of Touch’e will have you swingin’ and swayin’ with some old tunes, some new tunes, some gospel and show tunes. Suggested per person donation: $10.00
Our Landmark church, located at 317 Leroy Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214
is wheelchair accessible with secured off-street parking.
Charles Reedy

Charles Reedy

Join us for National Night Out, Aug. 2, 2016

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Visit us for Sacred Sites Weekend, May 21 & 22, 2016

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On May 21 and 22, Blessed Trinity will participate in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sixth Annual Sacred Sites Open House Weekend, inviting the public to experience our house of worship as a repository of faith, art, and history. Members of our docent team will be on hand Saturday, May 21, from 2 – 4 p.m. and on Sunday, May 22, from Noon to 2 p.m. to explain the unique features that make Blessed Trinity Church the purest replication of 12th century Lombard-Romanesque architecture in the United States. You’ll be able to examine its handmade bricks set in a style dating back to the Middle Ages, learn about the elaborate display of medieval iconography on the terra cotta portico, and stand in awe at the more than 2,000 symbols summarizing Christian beliefs in ceramic tiles, paintings and sculpture.
Blessed Trinity, listed on the National Register of Historic Place, is wheelchair accessible.

 

2015-16 Trinity Series Season Concludes on April 22

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
American Originals
The Buffalo Brass Choir

The Buffalo Brass Choir

The Buffalo Brass Choir

The Buffalo Brass Choir, Blessed Trinity’s Ensemble-In-Residence, closes our season with a program of all-American works originally composed for brass ensemble. Highlights include “Fanfaria” by local composer Rob Deemer, and a solo performance by Timothy Smith, second trombone with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The program concludes with Brian Balmages’ rousing “Symphony No. 1 for Brass.” Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.
Our Landmark church, located at 317 Leroy Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214
is wheelchair accessible with secured off-street parking.

Tours Offered on Sacred Sites Weekend, May 21 & 22, 2016

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On May 21 and 22, Blessed Trinity will participate in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sixth Annual Sacred Sites Open House Weekend, inviting the public to experience our house of worship as a repository of faith, art, and history. Members of our docent team will be on hand to explain the church’s unique features that make it the purest replication of Lombard-Romanesque architecture in the United States. You’ll be able to examine its handmade bricks set in a style dating back to the Middle Ages, learn about the elaborate display of medieval iconography on the terra cotta portico, and stand in awe at the more than 2,000 symbols summarizing Christian beliefs in ceramic tiles, paintings and sculpture. Watch for additional details as they become available.
Blessed Trinity, listed on the National Register of Historic Place, is wheelchair accessible.

Valentine’s Day “Celebration of Love”

Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.
Celebration of Love
Vocalists Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable
accompanied by Dr. Lori Abbott

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable

Amy Grable and Robert Zimmerman

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable with Lori Abbott. Photo credit: Margaret Dick

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable
with Lori Abbott.
Photo credit: Margaret Dick

Back by popular demand!  The husband and wife duo of tenor Robert Zimmerman and soprano Amy Grable were such show stoppers when they opened our 2014-15 series that we’ve asked them to return, this time for Valentine’s Day. Their Celebration of Love offerings of some of musical theater’s most cherished love songs and duets are sure to provide a sweet treat for your heart and soul.  And there will be an opportunity to meet the performers and enjoy more sweet treats at a post-concert reception in the church hall. Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.
Our Landmark church, located at 317 Leroy Avenue in Buffalo, is
wheelchair accessible with secured off-street parking.

Sacred Sites Open House Weekend, May 21-22, 2016

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On May 21 and 22, Blessed Trinity will participate in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sixth Annual Sacred Sites Open House Weekend, inviting the public to experience our house of worship as a repository of faith, art, and history. Members of our docent team will be on hand to explain the church’s unique features that make it the purest replication of Lombard-Romanesque architecture in the United States. You’ll be able to examine its handmade bricks set in a style dating back to the Middle Ages, learn about the elaborate display of medieval iconography on the terra cotta portico, and stand in awe at the more than 2,000 symbols summarizing Christian beliefs in ceramic tiles, paintings and sculpture. Watch for additional details as they become available.

Worship & Services

Worship:
Weekend Masses are: Saturday at 4:30 PM, Sunday at 10:00 AM
Weekdays: Monday and Tuesday at 8:00 AM, Wednesday – Friday at 11:00 AM (in the rear chapel)
Holy Days: As scheduled on “This Week” page

Other Services:
Opportunity for confession is on Saturday at 4:00 PM
Anointing of the sick occurs after the 10 AM Mass on the third Sunday of the month.
A coffee hour is held after the 10 AM Mass on the third Sunday of the month (September-June)