Saint Stanislaus B&M Roman Catholic Church

Official Re-opening, Saturday, July 4, 4:00 pm GUIDELINES

St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church

123 Townsend Street

Buffalo, NY  14212 


June 23, 2020

St. Stanislaus is following the guidelines established by the Diocese of Buffalo and the CDC.  Keep in mind that these guidelines are dynamic and change as more is known about COVID-19.  According to Diocesan Guidelines dated June 6, 2020, “The decision to reopen is solely at the discretion of the pastor.” Therefore, the Pastor, Father Michal Czyzewski, has modified these guidelines with the needs of our parish in mind.

We ask for your patience and prayers so our return to public celebrations “will be safe, gradual, and ordered.”  Like you, we are eager to have you return to church and to be able to offer our regular Mass schedule.  For now, however, starting Saturday, July 4, we will resume the Saturday, 4:00 pm English Mass and the Sunday, 12:00 noon Polish Radio Mass.  We hope to be able to resume the Sunday, 8:30 am English Mass soon afterwards.

If you are sick, have been out of the state or country, or have been in contact with someone who is sick, PLEASE STAY HOME.  If you are uncomfortable or uneasy in a public environment, PLEASE STAY HOME.

Numerous Masses are available online and, on your TV.  As always, we offer the Polish Radio Mass at Noon on Sundays on 101.7 FM.  Our main concern is for the safety of all parishioners and friends visiting St. Stanislaus. 

As per Bishop Scharfenberger, the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass remains in place, especially for those who are most vulnerable. The CDC recommends that those who are in poor health and fall into this category of high risk, plus children under the age of two (2), should not attend Mass.


Please consider carefully whether or not you should attend Mass.  Attendance is at your discretion.  Please be advised that while the Church is appropriately sanitized, there is an assumed risk when attending Mass.

When Coming to Church Please Be Prepared for The Following:


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Additional Information


The Parish Office will re-open for regular business on Monday, July 6. Our summer business hours are Mondayand Wednesday, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm and Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 am to 12:00 noon. Office is closed on Fridays.Please wear your mask when coming to the Office. We strongly encourage you to call the Office (716.854.5510/854.5511) in lieu of coming in as we can answer many questions and provide services over the phone to ensure everyone's well-being.

We look forward, as much as you do, to returning home to St. Stanislaus to be together again in worship and praise of God. Though some of these measures may seem extreme, we are working within the guidelines of the Diocese and the State.  Non-compliance would mean we would have to cease public worship.  Thank you in advance for supporting us in this endeavor.

Please know of our prayers for you. May God bless you; our Mother Mary watch over you and St. Stanislaus, Our Lady of Czestochowa, and St. John Paul II intercede for you always.

Yours in Christ,

Father Michal Czyzewski, OSPPE



Father Jan Kolmaga, OSPPE

Parochial Vicar