We have heard from Cathedral Corporation that the boxed envelopes will be delayed in arriving here. In the meantime, use old envelopes or regular envelopes to put into the collection basket. The Cathedral Corporation is having problems with shipping and truck driver shortages.
News & Events
Next Sunday, January 9, 2022 please help us after the 8:30 and 10:30 Masses to take down the Christmas decorations at both Worship Sites. Thank you!
National March For Life, Washington D.C. Thursday, Jan 20 through Jan 23, 2022
Join others from the Archdiocese (and thousands from across the country) at the National March for Life in Washington DC, from January 20 - 23rd, 2022! This will be an opportunity to share our voice as a local community in prayer and action for the legal protection of the unborn. We look forward to meeting together as an Archdiocesan group and participating in March for Life events in DC.
Individuals, couples and families are welcome to join — together, let’s stand for the unborn!
The above is a reprinted, slightly edited version of text which appeared in the bulletin of December 26, 2021.
The Mass in celebration of the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, is Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Arcade Worship Site.
There will be no 5:00 pm vigil Mass that day (Saturday, January 1, 2022.)
The official, corrected Mass times for Christmas 2021:
December 24, 2021 — Christmas Eve:
Arcade: 4:00 p.m.
East Arcade: 7:30 p.m.
December 25, 2021 – Christmas Day:
Arcade: 9:00 a.m.
(NOTE: There is no 5:00 p.m. Mass on Christmas Day.)
December 26, 2021 – Holy Family Sunday:
Arcade: 8:30 a.m.
East Arcade: 10:30 a.m.
Effective Monday, December 13, 2021: Due to a new New York State mask mandate, masks will now be required for all liturgy participants. The exception to this rule will be clergy/liturgical ministers when fulfilling their speaking roles.
As previously, please note the following passage from a Diocese of Buffalo document:
If a person does not feel well, has a temperature greater than or equal to
100°, or is experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, they should
stay home and seek medical attention.
When present in church, all participants should:
— Exercise coughing/sneezing etiquette;
— Limit what they touch;
— Limit personal contact such as hugging and hand shaking
— Wash hands properly and often.
Greetings from Saints Joachim and Anne Parish. We cordially invite you and your parish families to experience our Drive Through Living Nativity on Saturday, December 18th, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Step back into time and immerse yourself into a place from many years ago and witness the true meaning of Christmas, “The Birth of Our Savior Jesus Christ.”
Pop cans or monetary donations gratefully accepted for All Babies Cherished. This organization is a woman and children’s mission in Batavia that provides assistance to local woman during their pregnancy and child rearing.
All are welcome!
St. Joachim and Anne Parish
50 East Avenue
Attica, NY 14011
We’ll be decorating for Christmas on Sunday, December 19th, 2021 after the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. masses.
Many hands make for an easy job!
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish will be having its Advent Penance Service on Wednesday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
They are in Erie County, so masks are required.
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish
10893 Sisson Highway
North Collins, NY 14111
Christmas Wafers will be available in the back of church at both Worship Sites the weekend of December 11-12 (2021) and the following weekend, December 18-19 (2021). Donation of $3.00 per envelope.