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Subscribe to Diocesan News: - Have you visited the Website of the Diocese of Buffalo recently? There is much to see and do on the diocesan website including the ability to "Sign Up for Updates." The website address is: http://www.buffalodiocese.org. There are links to all kinds of information about the diocese. Choose the item entitled "Sign Up for Updates" in order to be able to receive information by Email from various diocesan departments. Also, be sure to browse around to see what is happening in our diocese.
Position Available -Director of Nursing. The Felician Sisters of North America are seeking to recruit a Director of Nursing for our convent Care Center in Buffalo, NY. The Felician Sisters of North America are a Felician Franciscan community of sisters with eight central convents throughout North America. Our nursing staff provides high quality clinical care for our sisters, many of whom are aging in place in their convent homes. Our Care Center nurses and nurse aides provide similar nursing care to that which would be seen in a long-term care facility. The Director of Nursing plans, directs, and oversees the day-to-day nursing activities of the Care Center. This position ensures quality, person-centered resident care and ensures adherence to facility policies, procedures, and standards. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com.
40 Days for Life Campaign begins Wednesday, September 23 and runs through November 1. We are asking people to participate by 1.) prayer and fasting; 2.) constant vigil at 2500 Main Street from 7am-7pm every day. To get involved, visit http://www.40daysforlife.com/buffalo or call Gene Mendrysa at 716-634-8997. The third component to the campaign is community outreach. Donate to local pregnancy centers (such as St. Gianna Pregnancy Center of the Buffalo Diocese) and/or pray for healing for those who have had abortions or participated in abortions in any way. Let's make abortion unthinkable and provide healing to all those in need.
It's Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Catholic Charities wants to help. In October, America sets aside October as the month to remember all those who have died at the hands of domestic abuse and celebrate those who have survived. At the same time, the community is called to take action against domestic violence and spread awareness of this issue. If you or a loved one is in immediate danger from domestic violence, call 911. If you are in need of counseling and help planning for the future, call 716-856-4494 or your nearest Catholic Charities office. Find us at http://www.ccwny.org.
Meat Raffle at Our Lady of Pompeii Parish, 158 Laverack Avenue, Lancaster on Saturday, October 10. Doors open at 5pm, first raffle at 7pm. Huge grand prize, 50/50 drawings, basket auction, and door prizes. For more information, please go to http://www.wnymeatraffle.com, then click on Future Meat Raffles. If you would like tickets or to make a reservation (for 6 or more), contact Tim at 716-686-9559.
St. Teresa Parish celebrates anniversary of the birth of Patroness. On Sunday, October 11, St Teresa Parish, 1974 Seneca Street in South Buffalo, as part of the celebration of the observance of the 500th anniversary of the birth of our Patroness, Saint Teresa of Avila, the St. Francis High School Senior Schola will lead our congregation in song at the 11am Mass. Father Stanley Makacinas, O.Carm. from the Carmelite Monastery in Niagara Falls, Ontario, will be the celebrant for the Mass and will speak about St. Teresa. Following Mass, there will be a reception held in our Parish Center to celebrate this special occasion. We invite everyone to join us for this celebration. For further information, call the parish at 716-822-0608.
Our Blessing Cup. Open your cabinet door and take a look at the mugs, coffee cups, and teacups - old and new - seemingly empty, but filled with the memories they evoke. Pick the one that catches your eye and bring it with you to an afternoon of reflection on Saturday, October 17 from 12-3:30pm at St. Andrew's Parish, Donovan Center, 1525 Sheridan Drive, Kenmore. We'll eat, pray, listen, share -to fill our lives the way we fill our cup - with comforting, uplifting nourishment. All women are welcome and encouraged to bring a friend. As in the past, we'll serve a hearty lunch! Please call Michelle at 716-725-6860 to register.
The Family Fully Alive. St. Christopher Parish, 2660 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Tonawanda will host a one-day retreat, The Family Fully Alive, in conjunction with Pope Francis' visit and the World Meeting of Families. It focuses on families and issues relevant to today's family life. It will be held on Saturday, October 17 from 8:30am-4:30pm with keynote speakers Dan and Amber DeMatte from Dynamic Catholic. For cost, more information, and an agenda, visit http://www.saintchris.org or call 716-692-2660.
Elements of Self Care, an unselfish approach to our Christian responsibility to ourselves, presented by Dr. Cynthia Widmer on Saturday, October 17 from 9:30-11am at St. Joseph Center for Spirituality, 4975 Strickler Road, Clarence. For reservations, call 716-759-6893 ext. 175.
Wedding Anniversary Mass. If you know of any couple or couples that are celebrating their 50th, 60th or 70th Wedding Anniversary for the year of 2015, a special Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Richard Malone on Sunday, October 18 at 3pm at St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin Street, Buffalo. Please contact your parish rectory as soon as possible if you wish to attend, or call the Office of Family Life at 716-847-2210. Following the Mass, an informal reception will be held at the Adam's Mark Hotel.
St. Mary's Annual Church Breakfast. Mary Immaculate Parish, East Bethany, is pleased to announce that St. Mary's Annual Church Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 18 from 8am-12pm. The All You Can Eat Buffet style breakfast will be held at the Pavilion Fire Hall on Route 19 and includes ham, eggs any style, Monk's bread toast, home fries, fruit salad, milk, coffee or tea. There will also be a cash drawing, basket auction, 50/50 raffle, bake sale and so much more! Pavilion Fire Department will be holding their annual Open House that day also. This day will be a great family event for all those who attend! For further information, call 585-584-7031.
A Lecture on the 2016 Jubilee Year of Mercy will be held on Tuesday, October 20 at 7pm in the main dining room of Christ the King Seminary, 711 Knox Road, East Aurora. Rev. Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S., Theol. Dr., will speak on "Discovering the Face of Mercy: Prospects for the American Church during the 2016 Jubilee Year of Mercy." Father Schreiter, a leading author and international speaker, is a professor of Theology at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. The talk is part of the "Father Thomas Dailey Lecture Series in Christian Ethics and Spirituality." No registration necessary. Free-will offering welcome.
"What Next?" Retreat for those in their 20s & 30s on October 24-25. Join other young adults (ages 18-30) as we spend time connecting with God in nature and each other. Retreat includes peer witness talks, Mass, meals, hiking/reflection time, and fun. Held from October 24 at 9am to October 25 at 11am at Christ the King Seminary, 711 Knox Road, East Aurora (financial assistance available). Day-only option as well. Register at www.havefaithbuffalo.com. All are welcome! Sponsored by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministry in partnership with Charis.
St. Andrew Church Centennial Celebration. On Sunday, October 25, the parish family of St. Andrew Church in Sloan will be celebrating the centennial of the founding of their Church. Everyone is invited to rejoice with the Congregation of St. Andrew in celebrating 100 years of "Passing the Spirit from Age to Age." The culmination of the celebration will be the Eucharistic Liturgy at St. Andrew Church, Crocker and Reiman Streets, Sloan on Sunday, October 25 at 3pm, presided by Bishop Richard Malone. Immediately following the Liturgy, a reception and dinner will be held at the Millennium Hotel on Walden Avenue. For more information or to reserve tickets for the reception and dinner, call 716-892-0425.
The Coming of Christ Into Our Lives: Advent Day of Prayer with Pope Francis and Thomas Merton on Wednesday, December 9 from 10am-3pm at Christ the King Retreat House & Conference Center, 500 Brookford Road, Syracuse. Together we will explore the true meaning of Advent, the reason God became human, and the significance of Christian hope in our contemporary world. Open to all clergy, religious and laity of all denominations. Facilitated by Dan Horan, OFM, a Franciscan Friar and spiritual writer. He is currently a student in the PhD program in Systematic Theology at Boston College and serves on the International Thomas Merton Society Board of Directors. He is a columnist for America Magazine. For further information, visit http://www.cktretreat.com, call 315-446-2680 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DivorceLINK. Don't go through divorce alone! DivorceLINK is a volunteer organization offering support and healing help to men and women of all ages who are suffering through a separation or divorce. You are invited to our open-forum "RAP groups" which meet twice a month throughout the year. Divorce recovery courses are also available each spring, summer, and fall. DivorceLINK is affiliated with the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. For more information or a DivorceLINK packet filled with information and resources, call the Office of Family Life Ministries at 716-847-2210.
Give the gift of a home. Catholic Charities works diligently to provide children in need of a family (temporarily or permanently) with a loving home. Catholic Charities provides parent training, home studies, placement and supervision until an adoption is finalized and is willing to be with the family every step of the way. Interested in learning more about fostering or adopting a child? Email email@example.com, contact our offices at 716-856-4494 ext. 360, or come to an informational meeting on October 13 from 10-11:30am or 6-7:30pm at 525 Washington Street, Buffalo. For more information on Catholic Charities and the services we provide, visit http://www.ccwny.org.
Dominican Nuns to hold Bazaar. The Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary will hold an October Bazaar and Rummage Sale at the St. John Gualbert Parish gymnasium, 83 Gualbert Avenue, Cheektowaga on Saturday, October 17 from 10am-5pm. Available at the bazaar will be handcrafted items made by the sisters, theme baskets, plus a craft fair, rummage sale, used books, and baked goods. Proceeds will be used for ongoing maintenance repairs and upkeep of the Dominican Monastery. Raffle tickets are available for advance purchase at the Monastery, 335 Doat Street, Buffalo. For more information on how to purchase tickets to the bazaar or to make a donation, call 716-892-0066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blessed Trinity Concert Series. Blessed Trinity Church opens its 2015-16 Trinity Concert Series on Sunday, October 18 at 4pm with "To Music" featuring the Vocális Chamber Choir with texts in tribute of music – its beauty, power, meaning, and emotion. The ensemble of dedicated professionals, under the direction of James Burrit, will perform music of Vaughan Williams, Britten, Billings, Purcell, Haydn, Schubert – and other surprises. Join Vocális and Blessed Trinity as we celebrate the greatest of all art forms! The Landmark Church is located at 317 Leroy Avenue, Buffalo, is wheelchair accessible and has secured off-street parking. Information at http://www.blessedtrinitybuffalo.org or 716-833-0301.
Attention Married, Engaged & Dating Couples (ages 21-35ish). Make a date night and join other couples on Saturday, October 24 for the "Five Love Languages" video presentation by Dr. Gary Chapman at 6:30pm. It will take place at St. John Paul II Parish Community Room, 2052 Lakeview Road, Lake View (between Rts. 5 & 20). Learn how to communicate better with your significant other/spouse and find out how to fill their love tank! Make your relationship even better! If you've already attended in the past – come for a refresher or better yet, bring some friends! This fun-filled evening begins at 5:30pm with appetizers, beer, wine & pop (following 4:30pm Mass). No charge – free will offering taken. Sign up by registering online at http://www.JP2Parish.org. Limited child care, also registration needed. For more information, contact Deacon Mark Hooper at 716-627-4566.
Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the Sisters of St. Francis (Williamsville) on Sunday, October 25 from 11am-6pm at Our Lady of Peace, 10950 Main Street, Clarence. Dine in and take-out will be available. Enjoy door prizes, theme baskets, grand prize, 50/50 split, and the ever popular "Nun-Sweeter" Bake Sale. For additional information, call 716-632-2155 ext. 687.
St. Bonaventure University to host Death Penalty Abolitionist Sister Helen Prejean. Join the St. Bonaventure University community as we welcome Sister Helen Prejean to campus on Monday, November 2 for the program "Dead Man Walking – The Journey Continues." Her talk begins at 7pm in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Known around the world for her tireless work against the death penalty, Sister Helen has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on capital punishment and in shaping the Catholic Church's newly vigorous opposition to all executions. For more information, visit http://www.sbu.edu/RaceMatters.
Cremation Q&A Seminar. You are invited to attend a Cremation Q&A Seminar on Thursday, October 8 at 6:30pm. This program will cover options for our service and burial, costs involved with cremation, legal forms required and the Catholic view on cremation. All of your questions will be answered and you will leave knowing all of your options. This program is sponsored by the Catholic Cemeteries and Lakeside Funeral Home and will be held at the funeral home at 4199 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg. To reserve your spot, call 716-873-6500.
"Fur"ever in My Heart Pet Remembrance Service. The loss of a beloved pet brings a heartache that needs to be recognized. Through music, poems, and stories we will celebrate the unconditional love they gave to us at this inspirational service on Sunday, October 11 at 2pm. This service will be held at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore. Reservations received by October 2 will have your pet's name included in our program book and read at the service (limit 3). For more information or to make a reservation, call 716-873-6500.
Our Lady of Pompeii Societies are sponsoring a Meat Raffle on Saturday, October 10 at 129 Laverack Avenue, Lancaster. Doors open at 6pm, raffle begins at 7pm. Admission includes beer, wine, soda, a hot sandwich or pizza. Reservations accepted for 6 or more. For further information, call Gary at 716-573-5842.
Alumni Mass & Harvest Dinner. On Sunday, October 11, St. John Kanty Church, Broadway (between Brownell & Swinburne Streets), Buffalo will be holding an Alumni Mass with Rare Vintage Polka Band, and a Harvest Dinner to follow. Mass is at 10:30pm. Harvest Dinner includes beef rollups and homemade sides; basket raffle and more. For further information, visit http://www.stjohnkantychurchbuffalo.wordpress.com.
Oktoberfest at Good Shepherd Church, 5442 Tonawanda Creek Road, North Tonawanda on Saturday, October 17 from 5:30-9pm in the Pendleton Parish Hall. Authentic German food, German beer, soda/pop, and desserts. Music by the Bergholz German Band. Theme basket raffle. Parish Hall is handicapped accessible. No tickets necessary; pay at the door. For reservations for tables of 8, call the Parish Office at 716-625-8594.
Immaculate Academy Placement Exam & Review Classes. Immaculata Academy will hold its placement exam review course on November 9, 10, 12 and November 16, 17, 19 from 4-6pm. This six day course covers all essential elements of the exam and includes practice exams. Fee includes the review book. Registration deadline is November 6. Eighth grade students interested in attending Immaculata Academy must register to take the placement exam on November 21 from 8am-Noon. Registration deadline is November 18. Please contact Andrea Drabik, Admissions Director, at 716-646-9942 to register or with any questions or visit http://www.immaculataacademy.com for more information.
The Marriage Counseling Center of Catholic Charities, located in Amherst and West Seneca, has offered marriage counseling for more than 50 years. Couples' treatment, pre-marital counseling and individual counseling for relationship problems are provided by master's level therapists. Interested or know someone who might be? Call our office at 716-839-4406 between 8:45am-4:45pm weekdays. Visit http://www.ccwny.org for more information on this and other services Catholic Charities provides across Western New York.
Calix is a gathering of individuals who want to improve their spiritual program because they are afflicted or affected by the disease of alcoholism. Calix is for people who are putting together a spiritual program which uses the 12 step approach. A journey which brings Step 11 into a deeper and fuller meaning. The Buffalo Unit of Calix Society meets the last Sunday of the month at 3pm in the undercroft of St. Michael's Church Rectory, 651 Washington Street, Buffalo. For more information, contact Rev. Martin Moleski, SJ at 716-888-2383. International website is http://www.calixsociety.org.
If you are a victim of domestic violence and are in need of access to safety planning, spiritual care, legal assistance, limited medical assistance, counseling, law enforcement, the Family Justice Center of Erie County, Inc. "Where Families Come First" is for you! All services are free. All conversations strictly private. For more information, call 716-558-7233 or visit http://www.fjcsafe.org.
Journey Into Love. The Office of Family Life Ministries is looking for married couples to assist with the monthly diocesan marriage preparation program, Journey Into Love. Married couples help by giving a 20 minute talk once or twice a year on essential topics and issues that engaged and newly married couples face. Married couples that support this ministry find it beneficial to their own marriage and their efforts contribute to the strengthening of family life as couples prepare for their marriage. If you are interested in finding out more about this very successful diocesan marriage program, please call the Family Life Office at 716-847-2210.
Give the Gift of True Love! Heart to Heart PAIRS workshops help both men and women learn the tools to communicate skillfully, to problem solve constructively, and to build lasting love in their relationships with their spouse and children. For more information, contact Dan & Irma at 716-652-1203 or email email@example.com.
Catholic Charities' Immigration & Refugee Assistance Program is looking for such furniture items as chairs, dining room and kitchen sets, basic personal household items, school supplies, gift cards and volunteers to set up apartments and drive the delivery truck. Want to repurpose old furniture? Like to furnish homes? Consider helping the Immigration & Refugee Assistance Program. Please call 716-842-0270 or visit http://www.ccwny.org for more information.
Human Trafficking. Interested in learning about Human Trafficking and how to stop it? Save the Date: October 14, 2015 at 7pm at Hilbert College, 5900 South Park Avenue, Hamburg. Theresa Neitzel from the Erie County Sheriff's Deputy and Liaison to the Human Trafficking Task Force and Tara Hughes from the International Institute of Buffalo will be speakers at the event. For more information, call Sister Sharon at 716-202-4706.
St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center. Are you expecting and need help? We are here to help you before, during, and after childbirth. The center serves life by providing material, emotional, and spiritual support to single mothers and young families in need from pregnancy through the first years of life. Our primary office is at 76 Church Street, Buffalo, open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Satellite locations: Chautauqua area - 103 E. Doughty Street, Dunkirk, open Tuesdays; Niagara area - 335 24th Street, Niagara Falls, open Wednesdays & Saturdays. If you would like more information on the services provided or if you would like a brochure, please call 716-842-2229 or 716-847-2205.
Project Rachel. A post-abortion reconciliation offering forgiveness, hope and healing to women, men or anyone suffering emotionally, psychologically, and spiritually from the effects of an abortion - "Don't suffer alone." We care. Let us help you. Confidential hotline: 716-847-2211.
If you been abused or victimized by a member of the Catholic clergy, please believe in the possibility for hope, help, and healing. We encourage you to come forward and speak out. Every diocese in the United States has a victim assistance coordinator who is available to obtain support for your needs, to help you make a formal complaint of abuse to a diocese, and to arrange a personal meeting with the bishop or his representative, if you desire. The victim assistance coordinator for the Diocese of Buffalo is Mary Ann C. Deibel-Braun, LCSW. The telephone number to contact Ms. Deibel-Braun is (716) 895-3010. Written complaints can be sent to Ms. Deibel-Braun at Catholic Charities, 3370 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore NY 14217. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief Support Programs. As part of our commitment to meeting the burial needs of our Catholic community, the Catholic Diocese Cemeteries is honored to continue the care beyond the day of the funeral. We offer grief support programs to those in need, as no one should grieve alone. Since each person experiences grief differently, we offer a wide array of programs, including traditional grief support groups, potluck dinners, social support events and even our Heavenly Hearts Choir. All of our programs are open to the community and most are offered at no charge. For more information, call Nancy Weil, Director of Grief Support, at 716-873-6500.
Office of Pro-Life Activities - Telephone Hotline Numbers. Crisis Pregnancy, Abortion Alternatives & Healing: 716-847-2205. St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Centers, helping mothers and fathers in need: 716-842-BABY (2229) Buffalo, 716-203-7593 Chautauqua County, 716-284-BABY (2229) Niagara County. Project Rachel, post-abortion reconciliation: 716-847-2211. Please consider running the updated hotline numbers in your bulletin. For your convenience, you can also download it from our website at http://www.buffalodiocese.org/outreach/prolife/tabid/208/default.aspx.
Daily TV Mass. Do you know someone who misses going to Daily Mass because of an illness or injury? The Diocese of Buffalo provides a Mass from the Our Lady Chapel at St. Joseph Cathedral Monday-Friday. The Mass airs on Time Warner cable Ch. 20 at 12:05pm (city) and at 12:05pm and 6pm (suburbs).
"Consider This...." Don't miss Bishop Richard Malone's weekly message on "Consider This...." Fridays on the Daybreak Facebook page, diocesan website, and YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/DaybreakTV and also after the Daily Mass during the week.
Volunteer Opportunities. Consider giving back to the community in a special way. Kenmore Mercy Hospital is in need of dedicated volunteers in the following areas: transport, pharmacy, front desk patient information, hospitality cart, gift shop, Eucharistic ministers. All volunteers receive special training, followed by ongoing guidance and support. Individuals interested in volunteering for Kenmore Mercy should contact Lynn A. Overbeck, CAVS, Director of Volunteer Services at 716-447-6188.
Discover your light and ignite it in others. Catholic Charities Service Corps (CCSC) invites young adults to find the opportunity to use their education, talents, life experiences and faith in meaningful, practical ways. CCSC is a year-long service program often described as a local Peace Corps with a spiritual component. Young adults, typically recent college graduates, live in Buffalo beginning in August and engage in full-time, direct service work at non-profit agencies with individuals and families in need. Throughout their service, young adults focus on four core values: Community, Simplicity, Social Justice and Spirituality. Visit http://www.ccservicecorps.org or find them on Facebook as Catholic Charities Service Corps. If interested, please call 716-218-1400 ext. 2008.
The Xavier Society for the Blind is looking for volunteers to record from your home computer periodicals for their website. They will provide the recording program and headset. Please call (212) 473-7800 and leave a message or email email@example.com.
Volunteer opportunities are available at a homeless shelter in Buffalo for individuals, couples, or groups to carry out the Corporal Works of Mercy. Little Portion Friary, 1305 Main Street, provides training and has several shifts available: check residents in and out, answer telephone, maintain log, respond to residents' requests for clothes and personal belongings, help prepare breakfast, help with household chores such as laundry and light housekeeping. Substitute volunteers are also needed. Required: good decision making, organizational skills, at least 18 years old. Contact Ed at 875-9629 or Ann at 863-6694.
Natural Family Planning provides couples with a safe effective means to achieve or avoid pregnancy and gain understanding of their gift of fertility. A new video ‘Plan Your Family Naturally: An Introduction To Natural Family Planning’ is now available and will enhance and enrich your marriage preparation efforts. Two married couples and NFP educators share their own experience giving heartfelt, real-life witness to its effectiveness, challenges and many benefits … practical, relational and spiritual … as they cooperate with God’s natural plan for married sexuality. Produced by the Diocese of Rockville Centre/Office of Faith Formation. Visit http://www.drvc-faith.org.
Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, wants to make sure that every child in the diocese has access to quality, affordable health coverage. Parents are encouraged to apply for enrollment in New York State's Child Health Plus program. Every child under age 19 residing in the state is eligible for free or low-cost health insurance coverage through the program. Covered benefits include doctor visits, checkups, dental and eye exams, immunizations, hospital and emergency care, prescription drugs, and more. Depending on a family's income and household size, Child Health Plus with Fidelis Care may cost very little or nothing at all. Parents can choose their child's own doctor from the Fidelis Care network – a healthcare professional in their neighborhood they know and trust. A happy, healthy child is life's greatest gift. Call Fidelis Care toll-free at 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547) TTY: 1-800-421-1220 or visit www.fideliscare.org.
ProjecTruth is founded on the belief that as students develop virtues through character education, they build a strong internal commitment to making healthy life choices. ProjecTruth has reached over 50,000 teens across Western New York since its 2001 inception. Visit http://www.ProjecTruth.com or http://www.myspace.com/projectruth.
Make Your Voice Heard - The New York State Catholic Bishops have formed a statewide Catholic Advocacy Network of concerned Catholics who want to put their faith into action. Together, we can speak out in support of the poor and vulnerable, the sick and elderly, the unborn, children and families. Our parish encourages you to join this network. There is no cost. The easiest way to join is to go to http://www.nyscatholic.org to sign up. Or you can send your name, address, phone number and email address to Catholic Advocacy Network, New York State Catholic Conference, 465 State Street, Albany, NY 12203-1004. Be sure to mention you are a member of our parish in the Diocese of Buffalo.
PROJECT RACHEL is in the heart of the Church. Don't suffer alone; be set free from the pain. Many women and men suffer in silence from their abortion experience that is not easily erased. The Father of mercies is ready to give His forgiveness, hope and peace to all who grieve with this wound. The Project Rachel Program offers confidential, spiritual healing. (716) 847-2205 and also see http://hopeafterabortion.com or http://www.menandabortion.info.
Pharmaceutical Access Program of St. Vincent de Paul is designed to help those who need prescription medications, but can't afford them. The Society has designed this service for many who are on low or fixed income situations. In order for this program to work, we need volunteers to help with phone calls and also client interviews. If you would like to help or need more information, please call 882-3360, ext. 8.
The Catholic Guild for the Blind is a volunteer organization under the auspices of Catholic Charities dedicated to providing spiritual and social opportunities for persons who are visually impaired. Volunteers transport and assist the visually impaired to participate in a variety of community activities. If you have the time to help out on a regular basis, or from time to time, please call 853-4424, ext 305. You'll be rendering a service to some very impressive people.
Crossroads is a Catholic community of single adults, forty years of age and older, seeking to share diversified spiritual and social needs and blessings. We welcome people of all faiths. Crossroads respects and upholds the spiritual, moral, and ethical teachings of the Catholic Church, including respect for life. Meetings are held once every other month. For more information, contact Barbara at 685-2818.
The Catholic Alumni Club is a 35 year old national organization for Catholic single professionals. We invite Catholic singles over 21 years of age to join and become active with us. For more information, contact Marcia Popaduch (693-0640), Rich Stroh (895-7612), or Al Schneider (633-7157).
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