Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ, June 26, 2021

Don’t Miss Out on our first ever drive-thru chicken barbeque, Saturday, June 26! Dinners will be served from 2-6pm and feature half chicken grilled on-site, salads made in-house, cornbread and dessert – all for $12. Presale tickets guarantee you won’t be “sold out.” Purchase one after weekend Masses or by calling the rectory office: 716-833-0301.

Search for Site of Century-old Photo

Church bricklayer Francis Gajewski, circa 1926

Mr. Gajewski stands below the ledge of this window located to the right of the church ambulatory.

The Outdoor Parish Social following Mass on Trinity Sunday, May 30, 2021, provided the perfect opportunity to search out the site of a church construction photo taken almost a 100 years ago. Armed with copies of a photo of bricklayer Frank Gajewski provided by his grandson, Alan Machtel, parishioners were able to locate the spot where Mr. Gajewski posed for the picture.

Trinity Sunday Celebration, May 30, 2021

“Holy, Holy, Holy … God in three Persons, Blessed Trinity.” Our Feast Day Celebration on Trinity Sunday began with prayers led by Father Gebhard and tolling of the original church bell. A song-filled procession into church for Celebration of Mass followed.

Trinity Sunday Celebration, May 30, 2021

Photo credit: Bud Dick

Blessed Trinity celebrates its feast day on May 30, Trinity Sunday 2021. This is also the 115th anniversary year of the founding of the parish, and Sunday’s service will begin with a tolling of the bell which hung in the combination church and school built in 1907. Restored in 2019, the bell has been relocated to the church’s west lawn. Following prayers at the bell led by Rev. Robert Gebhard, the congregation will process into the church. An outdoor social following Mass will feature a tasting of Trinity blend coffee and a search for a portion of church wall pictured in 1920s construction photo.

Expanded Hours at Our Food Pantry effective May 19, 2021

The Catholic Central Helping Hands Food Pantry is now operating EVERY Wednesday. Individuals living in Zip Codes 14214 and 14215 who are in need of supplemental food supplies may stop by St. Charles Hall, 350 Dewey Avenue, between 9:30am and 1:30pm on Wednesdays to receive pre-packaged bags of groceries from a pantry volunteer.

“Take a Walk” at Blessed Trinity with Explore Buffalo – May 15, 2021

Blessed Trinity docent
interprets iconography on the church façade.

Explore Buffalo Walking Tour
Blessed Trinity’s Exterior
Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

Blessed Trinity is happy to announce the resumption of church tours with an Explore Buffalo Walking Tour of our Landmark building’s exterior on May 15, 2021. A team of Blessed Trinity docents will be happy to share their knowledge of the history and construction of this Lombard-Romanesque treasure, including the hand-formed Harvard bricks laid in a medieval fashion and the extensive used of terra cotta. And they’ll also help “crack the code” of the church’s medieval iconography. Bring your binoculars. There are examples of Christian symbolism on display all the way to the roof line! Plenty of off-street parking, too. This is a ticketed event, with a portion of the cost being returned to Blessed Trinity. For ticket information, click HERE.