News, Events, Notices and Memories

Thurs Night Bingo is Back: July 22, 2021

Thurs Night Bingo is Back: July 22, 2021

Although we do not yet have a restart day for Saturday Bingo, Blessed Trinity's Thursday night bingo has, indeed, returned! It was a pleasure to welcome back so many of our longtime patrons -- and a few attending for the first time – on July 22. We hope we'll be...

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Eight Days of Hope, July 19, 2021

Eight Days of Hope, July 19, 2021

If you drive down Leroy this week, you may see these brightly clad folks painting the home of a 93-year-old veteran who lives across the street from our church. Blessed Trinity has been happy to assist Eight Days of Hope volunteers with off-street parking and a green...

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Treat Yourself to Trinity Blend Coffee

Treat Yourself to Trinity Blend Coffee

Follow your morning prayers with a very special cup of coffee made from our very own 3-in-1 Trinity Blend Premium Coffee. It's locally produced by Golden Cup and available in 12 oz. bags and K-cups. Place your order with Cathy Cummings, 716-892-4240.

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2021 Summer Projects Include Tree Removal

2021 Summer Projects Include Tree Removal

  Summertime, and a lot is happening at Blessed Trinity. On June 30, two troublesome pine trees in front of the rectory were removed by Mays Tree Service. Our Blessed Lady kept her protective watch as the work progressed, and Father Bob collected photographic...

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Choir Celebrates With Road Trip, June 30, 2021

Choir Celebrates With Road Trip, June 30, 2021

Members of the choir and Father Bob performed “on the road,” much to the surprise and delight of Helen Roddy Gray on the eve of her ninety-third birthday. Helen joined in singing a variety of hymns ranging from a favorite spiritual to traditional Latin. Following the...

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Search for Site of Century-old Photo

Search for Site of Century-old Photo

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...

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Trinity Sunday Celebration, May 30, 2021

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.

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Trinity Sunday Celebration, May 30, 2021

Trinity Sunday Celebration, May 30, 2021

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....

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Gratitude for Roy Laciura’s Years of Service

Gratitude for Roy Laciura’s Years of Service

A Big THANK YOU - In a spirit of deep gratitude, our parish family joins in thanking Roy Laciura, parishioner and parish bookkeeper, as he retires from his position of stewardship, having served this parish and the Diocese of Buffalo for many, many years. Roy has been...

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BPO Brass Joins in Easter Sunday Celebration

BPO Brass Joins in Easter Sunday Celebration

Psalm 100 tells us to "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands." Blessed Trinity is privileged to have members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra joining us on Easter Sunday to fill our sacred space with beautiful music. Featured will be a Brass Prelude...

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Watch Your Step

Watch Your Step

Our church is noted for its display of more than 2,000 symbols summarizing Christian beliefs, and many of them are under your feet! Twenty-four types of crosses can be found in 556 of our mosaic floor tiles. Another 158 tiles feature 24 additional symbols, including...

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In Memoriam, 2021

In Memoriam, 2021

  Deborah M. Besch Patti, '63 September 15, 1949 - January 3, 2021   MaryAnn McPartland Tole, '57 June 22, 1942 - January 6, 2021   Jean C. Marien Heubusch, '39 January 14, 2021   Richard I. MacVittie, Sr., '43 April 25, 1927 - January 28, 2021...

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Christmas Season Mass Schedule

Christmas Season Mass Schedule

  Thursday, December 24 9:30 PM - Choral Preludes - Blessed Trinity Choir 10:00 PM - Christmas Eve Mass Friday, December 25 The Nativity of the Lord 10:00 AM - Mass of Christmas Day Friday, January 1 The Solemnity of Mary 10:00 AM - Mass for the...

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Parish Welcomes Rev. Robert L. Gebhard, Jr.

Parish Welcomes Rev. Robert L. Gebhard, Jr.

Rev. Robert Gebhard Rev. Robert L. Gebhard, Jr., appointed as temporary administrator of Blessed Trinity Parish in October 2020, celebrated Masses with his new congregation on All Saints weekend. "Father Bob" was introduced and officially welcomed at the October 31st...

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Sister Flavia Dampf, S.S.S., 1924-2020

Sister Flavia Dampf, S.S.S., 1924-2020

Sister Flavia Dampf, our former pastoral associate, was called home to God's loving embrace on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at the age of 96 following years of dedicated service to the Lord. She passed away at the Clarence Residence of the Sisters of St. Joseph, where...

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Church Docents Tour Martin House

Church Docents Tour Martin House

Members of Blessed Trinity’s docent team turned Saturday, February 22, into a Busman’s Holiday without ever leaving the neighborhood. They toured the Darwin Martin House on Jewett Parkway, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1905 – just one year...

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In Memoriam, 2020

In Memoriam, 2020

    Richard J. Gibney, '41 October 9, 1927 - January 8, 2020   John J. "Jack" Kennedy, Jr., '45 January 27, 1932 - February 17, 2020   Lee J. Vaughan, '56 June 22, 1942 - February 29, 2020   Rev. Donald L. Measer, '46 September 21, 1931 -...

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Thank You Canisius High

Thank You Canisius High

We have something extra to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day – the gracious and hard working group of volunteers who visited Blessed Trinity Church on Saturday, November 23, 2019, as part of the Canisius High School Alumni’s Community Outreach Day. The group of 11...

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