Ministries

Bereavement Committee

Members are available upon request to serve funeral luncheons in the parish hall following a parishioner’s Mass of Christian Burial or Memorial Mass.

Eucharistic Ministers

Members of the congregation assist in the distribution of the Holy Eucharist at Mass and in visits to the homebound and those in senior care facilities. Training is required and will be provided.

Ministers of the Word

Members of the congregation serve as lectors, reading the Scriptures at weekend Masses and during special liturgies. Training is required and will be provided.

Music Ministry

The parish has a volunteer adult choir that sings at the 10 A.M. Sunday Liturgy (from mid-September through the Feast of Corpus Christi), Holy Week services and Christmas Eve Midnight Mass. Rehearsals are held weekly from September through May. Music at the 4:30 P.M. Saturday Liturgy is provided by our Music Minister and cantor, Nicholas DelBello. For a rehearsal schedule and information about joining the choir, contact Mr. DelBello by calling the rectory, 716-833-0301.

Pastoral Outreach

The Parish Council’s community life committee, working together with the rectory staff, arranges visitation to home-bound parishioners and those who are hospitalized or living in senior care facilities. Family members are encouraged to contact the rectory at 833-0301 in the event of a parishioner’s illness, hospitalization or admission to a long-term care facility.

Sacristans

Volunteers contribute several hours each Saturday morning to care for the sanctuary and sacristy and perform light cleaning in the church.

Ushers

Invite congregants to serve as gift bearers for the Offertory procession, take up the collection, direct people from their pews at Communion time and distribute the church bulletin at the end of Mass.

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)
Weekdays effective June 1, 2017: Tuesday – Thursday at 11:00 AM
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)