Weekend of February 17/18, 2024

First Sunday of Lent 

  • The central offices will be closed this Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of President’s Day, and will reopen Tuesday at 8:30am.  
  • Coffee & Donuts will be served following the 8am the Mass this Sunday, Feb. 18.  Everyone is invited to attend.
  • The Altar & Rosary Society meets this Sunday, Feb. 18 at 9:30am in the hall.  Anyone interested in learning more about this ministry is welcome.
  • The 9th-12th grade Youth Group meets this Sunday 5-7pm at St. John Church.  Newcomers are encouraged to attend.
  • We are asking people to specifically pray for our First Communicants and Confirmation candidates.  Cards with their names printed on them are available in the vestibule of the church on the table.  Please take one home with you and keep that individual in your prayers until they receive their Sacrament.
  • Stations of the Cross will be prayed during the season of Lent every Wednesday at St. John Church beginning at 6pm, and every Friday beginning at 5:15pm at St. James.  Everyone is invited to participate.    
  • St. Patrick’s Day dinner will be held at Our Lady of Victory church hall on March 16th.  Please see the bulletin for more information.
  • Liturgy of the Hours (Christian Prayer) will be on Zoom at 9am.  All are welcome!  Call the rectory for the codes to join.
  • Night prayer with the clergy continues each night beginning at 9pm on Facebook.  Search “Catholic Neighbors in Faith” and click on the arrow to view the video.  
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is observed on Wednesdays at St. James Chapel from 9am until the 7pm Mass.  All are invited to come and pray throughout the day. We need individuals to sign up for one hour each Wednesday to help keep the sacrament open through these hours.  Please call the office at 716.487.0125 if you can help.  
  • Please see the bulletin online for more announcements.  Thank you!