Saint Stanislaus B&M Roman Catholic Church


Outdoor Rosary Procession -- Memorial Day Weekend

On this 2021 Memorial Day Weekend, join the St. Stanislaus Community as they remember and pray for our departed loved ones with an Outdoor Rosary Procession around the Marian Mausoleum on the grounds of St. Stanislaus Cemetery on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 3:00 pm. Masks must be worn and social distancing guidelines should be followed. No rest room facilities will be available.

 
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Mother's Day and Memorial Mass

A special Mother’s Day and Memorial Mass will be held on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 8:30 am.  This Mass will honor living and deceased mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, aunts, and the special women who nurture and support children.  This Memorial Mass will also pay tribute to our departed brothers and sisters who have been buried in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  As we pray for all present, the names of the departed will be recited and included in our memorial remembrance book.  A remembrance flower will be given to those present.  May God continue to bless the special “women” who have impacted our lives in some way, and we pray for the repose of the souls of our departed.

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Drive Thru Wendel's BBQ Chicken Dinner

Time for a delicious Wendel's BBQ Chicken Dinner with homemade sides and dessert.  Just $14.00 Per Person.  The Drive Thru Event takes place on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 pm or until sold out.  St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church, corner of Fillmore & Peckham, Buffalo, NY.  For more information contact:  716-854-5510 or email:  ststansbm@roadrunner.com

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GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY

Good Shepherd Sunday is the perfect time to pray for our priests, bishops, the pope, and all those who shepherd the Lord’s flock.  In St. Stanislaus Church, there are two beautiful images of the Good Shepherd.  One is portrayed in the exquisite stained-glass windows in the church.  The other, as shown, is found elsewhere in the church.  Father Michal invites you to find this depiction and email him (ststansbm@roadrunner.com) or send him a note (The Good Shepherd, St. Stanislaus Church, 123 Townsend Street, Buffalo, NY 14212) prior to Sunday, April 15, indicating its location.  A “prize” will be awarded to the first five correct entries received.

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Easter Basket (Święnconka) Blessing

The annual blessing of the Easter Basket (Święnconka) will take place on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Church, Mother Church of Polonia and Diocesan Shrine of Pope St. John Paul II, at 12:00 Noon with Bishop Michael W. Fisher presiding and at 2:00 pm.  The historical church, the first Polish Church in Buffalo, is located at the Corner of Fillmore and Peckham.  All are invited to formally welcome Bishop Mike to Buffalo's Polonia.

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St. Joseph's Feast Day

Join us at St. Stanislaus as we celebrate St. Joseph's Feast Day on Friday, March 19, 2021.  A special Mass will be offered in English and Polish at 6:00 pm, followed by the Litany to St. Joseph. This is also the final day of the Diocesan 33-Day Consecration to the Saint.  

We ask St. Joseph to intercede for us, to obtain God's blessing on us as we make our way in life on this 150th Anniversary of St. Joseph as the Patron of the Universal Church.  A "special blessing" will be offered to all in attendance on this "Feast of San Giuseppe." As we honor the saint, a plenary indulgence is granted to the faithful with sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion, and prayer to St. Joseph. Preceding the Mass, the Stations of the Cross will be recited in English at 5:30 pm. Confession will be available before and after the services.

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ST. JOSEPH WORD SEARCH RAFFLE

This year we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of St. Joseph as the Patron of the Universal Church.  Pope Francis has declared it as “The Year of St. Joseph.”  This word search puzzle relates to St. Joseph.  Each of the words listed appears in the puzzle. Find the word and circle it.  Next, name someone in your life that reminds you of St. Joseph and state why.

 When complete, mail your entry to St. Stanislaus Church, St. Joseph Contest, 123 Townsend Street, Buffalo, NY 14212. All entries should be postmarked no later than Friday, March 12, 2021.

All entries will be separated by category: ages 4-6, ages 7-9, and ages 10-12.  Winners will be selected on Sunday, March 21 through a virtual drawing immediately following the 12:00 noon Mass.  A first and second prize will be awarded in each category.  Prizes will be mailed to winners if they are not present at the Mass.

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Polish Retreat -- Rekolekcje Wielkopostne

From Thursday, March 18 to Sunday, March 21, St. Stanislaus Church, Buffalo, NY, will be hosting a Polish retreat. The retreat provides an opportunity for prayer and contemplation. It helps rekindle one's relationship with God and strengthens one's spiritual renewal. The retreat master will be Father Karol Jarzabek, OSPPE, pastor, St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church, Manhattan, NY.

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Stations of the Cross

St. Stanislaus and Corpus Christi Churches are joining to provide parishioners and friends an opportunity to participate in the Stations of the Cross.  Stations will be said at 6:30 pm in each of the churches--alternating between Polish (February 19 at St. Stanislaus) and English (February 19 at Corpus Christi).

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Memorial Mass of Remembrance

February 21 is the First Sunday of Lent.  It is also the First Sunday of our Diocesan 33 day consecration  (February 15 to March 19) to Saint Joseph.  Covid-19 has resulted in limited burial services and in many cases delayed memorial services.  St. Stanislaus Church, the Mother Church of Polonia, is remembering our departed brothers and sisters who have been buried at St. Stanislaus Cemetery during this pandemic.  We are asking Saint Joseph to intercede on their behalf as we pray for the repose of their souls.  Join us in a Mass of Remembrance on Sunday, February 21 at 8:30 am at St. Stanislaus Church, corner of Fillmore and Peckham, Buffalo, New York.  Masks are required and social distancing guidelines must be followed.

The service will be live-streamed at www.facebook.com/StStans

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ASH WEDNESDAY

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Ash Wednesday marks the official start of the Lenten Season.  Ashes will be distributed in the Church during the 8:00 am and 6:30 pm Masses.  

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Valentine's Day Drive Thru Pork Chop Dinner

 

Celebrate Valentine's Day. Enjoy a delicious, socially safe, drive thru Pork Chop Dinner & support St. Stanislaus Church & St. Luke's Mission of Mercy. 10% of dinner profits will be donated to St. Luke's. Dinner is $14.00 per person and includes breaded pork chop, sweet & sour cabbage, lazy pierogi, green beans, roll & butter, & dessert. Buy a chocolate filled mug with dinner - $20.00; buy 2 mugs plus dinner - $24.00.

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Christmas Carols (Koledy) and Midnight Mass (Pasterka)

Come to St. Stanislaus Church, Mother Church of Polonia, Diocesan Shrine of St. John Paul II on Thursday, December 24, Christmas Eve to enjoy Christmas Carols (Koledy) at 11;30 pm followed by Midnight Mass (Pasterka).  Services and Koledy will also be live streamed on our facebook site, www.facebook.com/StStans

May the miracle of Christmas fill your heart with Joy, Hope, and Peace during this Holy Season.

Merry Christmas. Radosnych Świąt Boźego Narodzenia!

 

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