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Help Make the Church Sparkle for Christmas!

The St. Mary’s Liturgical Environment Committee is looking for volunteers to participate in a “Church Cleaning Party” on Saturday, December 10 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Help clean pews, window ledges, doors, the sanctuary and others in preparation for Christmas. Bring rags, buckets, mops … and muscle! Cleaning supplies and fellowship will be provided! If you’d like to help, please call the Rectory at (716) 683-6445, so the committee can set up work crews. Thank you!

Meditation & Yoga as Christian Spiritual Practice

St. Mary’s now offers Meditation & Yoga as Spiritual Practice on the first and third Tuesday evenings of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Cafeteria at St. Mary’s Elementary School. Our next class takes place December 6. The classes incorporate prayer, meditation, music and weekly Scripture – complementing Christian spiritual practices by preparing the mid for direct, open and prayerful communication with God. Click here for more information.

St. Mary’s to Participate in National Night of Prayer

St. Mary’s will participate in the 27th annual National Night of Prayer on Thursday, December 8 from 8 to 10 p.m. – beginning immediately after the 7 p.m. Mass on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Join your fellow parishioners in silent adoration of the Blessed Sacrament or in prayer for the restoration of a culture of life across our nation. Spend part or all of this time in prayer or silent adoration. The evening will conclude with benediction.

WINGS Presents “The Book of Ruth: A Journey of Faith”

Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and join WINGS (Women in God’s Spirit) for Movie Night on Friday, December 9. Experience The Book of Ruth: A Journey of Faith beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Gym at St. Mary’s Elementary School. Bring your own comfy chair and snacks. Pizza will be provided. For more information, call (716) 200-2261.

Mass Times

Weekend
Sat: 4:30 pm, 7 pm
Sun: 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon

Weekday (in school chapel)
Mon, Wed, Fri: 12 noon
Tue, Thu: 8:30 am

Eucharistic Adoration
First Friday after 12 noon Mass
Till 5 p.m.

Calendar

December 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
  • Eucharistic Adoration
3
4
5
6
7
8
  • National Night of Prayer
9
  • WINGS Movie Night
10
  • Church Cleaning Party
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
  • Living Nativity
18
19
  • Advent Communal Penance Service
  • Advent Communal Penance Service
20
21
22
23
24
  • Masses: Church & School
25
  • Mass - Church
  • Mass - Church
  • Mass - Church
26
27
28
29
30
31
  • Mass - Church

Daily Readings

1 Cor 1:17-25
Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 10-11
Lk 21:36
Mt 25:1-13

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