Upcoming Events

Visit Us During Sacred Sites Open House Weekend

On May 20 and 21, Blessed Trinity will participate in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Seventh 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 20, from 2 – 4 p.m. and on Sunday, May 21, 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.

 

June 9 Benefit Organ Recital Closes Concert Season

Recitalist William Maddox

Organ Recital
Friday, June 9, 2017
7:30 p.m.

William Maddox, organist and music director at Toronto’s Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, in recital on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Maddox will perform Romantic French works and orchestral transcriptions to showcase various colors of the Blessed Trinity’s original Tellers-Kent pipe organ, built in 1927.
Active as a recitalist, Mr. Maddox has been heard in recital in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Brazil, as well as on the CBC. He has also served as Instructor of Organ in the School of Music at Queen’s University at Kingston, where his students were recipients of numerous University and national scholarships and awards.
Proceeds of this recital benefit “Under This Roof,” a sustaining fund created in 2002 for the preservation and restoration of our architectural landmark and house of prayer. There is a suggested donation of $15 for this recital.

 

Blessed Trinity Joins Statewide Sacred Sites Open House, May 20 & 21, 2017

New York Landmarks Conservancy’s
Seventh Annual Sacred Sites Open House

Blessed Trinity will again participate in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Open House Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21. Save the dates, and watch this space for additional details as they become available.

 

2016-17 Trinity Series Concludes on June 9 with Benefit Performance by Canadian Organist William Maddox

Recitalist William Maddox

Organ Recital
Friday, June 9, 2017
7:30 p.m.

William Maddox, organist and music director at Toronto’s Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, in recital on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Maddox will perform Romantic French works and orchestral transcriptions to showcase various colors of the Blessed Trinity’s original Tellers-Kent pipe organ, built in 1927.
Active as a recitalist, Mr. Maddox has been heard in recital in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Brazil, as well as on the CBC. He has also served as Instructor of Organ in the School of Music at Queen’s University at Kingston, where his students were recipients of numerous University and national scholarships and awards.
Proceeds of this recital benefit “Under This Roof,” a sustaining fund created in 2002 for the preservation and restoration of our architectural landmark and house of prayer. There is a suggested donation of $15 for this recital.

 

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.

 

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 on Saturday at 4:00 PM
First Friday Adoration and Benediction from 8-11:00 AM (in the rear chapel)
A coffee hour is held after the 10 AM Mass on the third Sunday of the month (September-June)