Upcoming Events

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.

Next Trinity Series Concert, February 14, 2016

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

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable

Amy Grable and Robert Zimmerman

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 series last fall 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.  A post-concert reception will take care of your taste buds. Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.
Our Landmark church, located at 317 Leroy Avenue in Buffalo, is
wheelchair accessible with secured off-street parking.

Christmas 2015 – Schedule of Services

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

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

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Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Saturday, December 26
4:30 p.m. ~ Vigil Mass
Sunday, December 27
10:00 a.m. ~ Choir Mass

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The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Friday, January 1, 2016
10:00 a.m. ~ Mass

The Epiphany of the Lord
Saturday, January 2
4:30 p.m. ~ Vigil Mass
Sunday, January 3
10:00 a.m. ~ Choir Mass

The Baptism of the Lord
Saturday, January 9
4:30 p.m. ~ Vigil Mass
Sunday, January 10
10:00 a.m. ~ Choir Mass

 

Remaining 2015 Touring Opportunities

Two Touring Opportunities Remain in 2015

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Photo Credit: Luis Clay

EXPLORE BUFFALO TOUR
Tuesday, December 29, 2015: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Explore Buffalo is interested in showing off some historic churches and their special decorations during the upcoming bright Christmas season. They will be offering the entire community two chances to visit Blessed Trinity Church between Christmas and New Year’s Days. The cost of admission is $15.00 and student admission is $5.00. All proceeds from this tour will benefit the Blessed Trinity “Under This Roof” Fund that provides for ongoing repairs, restoration, and maintenance of this landmark church. Please Click HERE for details.
Blessed Trinity is wheelchair accessible; visitors are encouraged to bring cameras and binoculars.

Next Trinity Series Concert: February 14, 2016

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

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable

Amy Grable and Robert Zimmerman

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 series last fall 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.  A post-concert reception will take care of your palate. Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

Trinity Series Concert, Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3 PM

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The Freudig Singers of Western New York
Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

The Freudig Singers of WNY have folded a little something for everyone into their Magnificent Pie, the next concert in our Trinity Series.  Under the direction of Roland Martin and featuring our own Elizabeth Sands and Luis Clay, the chorus will perform traditional and contemporary music for the holiday season including Samuel Scheidt’s Magnificat, Gerald Near’s arrangement of Ding-dong-ding, and a medley of songs from How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The concert concludes with a pie reception in St. Charles Hall and an auction of signature pies prepared by the singers. Tickets are $10 each in advance or at the door. For additional information, contact Elizabeth at 716-551-6870.

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Trinity Concert Series Continues on December 6, 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Magnificent Pie
The Freudig Singers of Western New York

The Freudig Singers of Western New York

The Freudig Singers of Western New York

The Freudig Singers, under the direction of Roland E. Martin, offer audible as well as edible holiday confections. Highlighted will be Samuel Scheidt’s Magnificat, which inserts German carols between portions of the text, as well as a delightful assortment of holiday favorites, old and new. Their very popular seasonal program concludes with their traditional post-concert pie reception. We’ll save you a piece! Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

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

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable

Amy Grable and Robert Zimmerman

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 series last fall 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.  A post-concert reception will take care of your palate. Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

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 Alfred Reed’s rousing “Symphony for Brass and Percussion.” Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

 

2015 Christmas Eve Service

 

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Thursday, December 24, 2015
Christmas Eve Mass at 10:00 p.m.
Choir Preludes begin at 9:30 p.m.

We are announcing a important change to our schedule of Christmas services.
For the first time, our traditional Midnight Mass will be replaced by a 10 p.m. service.
As in the past, the choir will begin singing one half hour before the Mass on Christmas Eve.
Mass on Christmas Day will be at 10:00 a.m.

Announcing our 2015-16 Trinity Series Concert Schedule

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
To Music
Vocális Chamber Choir

The Vocalis Chamber Choir

The Vocalis Chamber Choir

The Vocális Chamber Choir opens our season with texts in tribute to music – its beauty, power, meaning, and emotion. The ensemble of dedicated professionals, under the direction of James Burritt, will perform music of Vaughan Williams, Britten, Brahms, Lassus, McGlynn, Brubeck – and other surprises. Join Vocális and Blessed Trinity as we celebrate the greatest of all art forms! Tickets available at the door: $15 per person – $10 student.

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Magnificant Pie
The Freudig Singers of Western New York

The Freudig Singers of Western New York

The Freudig Singers of Western New York

The Freudig Singers, under the direction of Roland E. Martin, offer audible as well as edible holiday confections. Highlighted will be Samuel Scheidt’s Magnificat, which inserts German carols between portions of the text, as well as a delightful assortment of holiday favorites, old and new. Their very popular seasonal program concludes with their traditional post-concert pie reception. We’ll save you a piece! Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

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

Robert Zimmerman and Amy Grable

Amy Grable and Robert Zimmerman

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 series last fall 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.  A post-concert reception will take care of your palate. Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

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 Alfred Reed’s rousing “Symphony for Brass and Percussion.” Free Will Offering – Suggested Donation: $10.

 

Worship & Services

Worship:
Weekend Masses are: Saturday at 4:30 PM, Sunday at 10:00 AM
Weekdays: Tuesday – 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)