THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF ST. GIANNA & PIETRO MOLLA

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Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla

The Diocese of Buffalo will host a visit by the daughter of a saint! Gianna Emanuela Molla, daughter of St. Gianna Molla, will visit Buffalo this July, as one of only three U.S. visits this year. 

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July 11th

Dedication Ceremony for the St. Gianna & Pietro Molla Family Garden

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 9:00 am
Mount Olivet Cemetery

FREE TO ATTEND | Join us for a dedication of the new St. Gianna & Pietro Molla Family Garden with special guest Gianna Emanuela Molla, M.D., daughter of St. Gianna! Tents and refreshments provided. RSVP here (RSVP is voluntary, not required – all are welcome but it helps to plan for your arrival!) 

Dedication Mass for the newest St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 4:00 pm
St. Mary Parish | 11 South Main St., Holley, NY

ALL ARE WELCOME | Join us for the Mass Dedication and Blessing of the newest location of the St. Gianna Molla Pregnancy Outreach Center in Holley, NY! Reception is to follow. The St. Gianna Molla Pregnancy Outreach Center serves families and life by providing material, emotional and spiritual support to mothers, fathers and   families in need during and after pregnancy.  We are dedicated to helping families in a caring and compassionate atmosphere.

July 12th

Respect Life Art Contest

Friday, July 12, 2024 at 2:30 pm
OLV National Shrine & Basilica

All entries will be displayed at OLV Basilica on July 12, 2024 at 2:30 PM. Contest open to all students from Grades 1st through 12th! Entries must be ORIGINAL artwork and created in the theme: “A Mother’s Love” Max. size: 11″ x 14″

Submit to St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center (76 Church St., Buffalo NY 14202) for more information call 716-842-2229

Entries must be received no later than July 8th!
1st place selections made in the following grade groups: 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12

Adventures in Sainthood

Friday, July 12, 2024 at 2:30 pm
OLV National Shrine & Basilica

Join us for a special day devoted to learning about saints and the canonization process.
Kids will:

  • Meet the daughter of a saint… Gianna Emanuela, the daughter of St. Gianna Molla, will be there!
  • Learn about WNY’s own sainthood candidate, Venerable Nelson Baker
  • Enjoy fun activities like a scavenger hunt in the Basilica, designing greeting cards & coloring activities
  • Receive a few giveaway items 

…and it’s free! The winners of our art contest will be announced at the beginning of the program. Kids are encouraged to come dressed as St. Gianna or Pietro Molla. Attendees are asked to bring a new baby item or diapers to donate to the St. Gianna Centers! Contact us at stgianna@buffalodiocese.org for more!

Benediction/Rosary with Robert White

Friday, July 12, 2024 at 5:00 pm
OLV National Shrine & Basilica

Speaker: Robert G. White
Mr. White, is the president and presentation director for The Society of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla He has been traveling all over the country giving presentations. Mr. White is the former President of the Legion of Mary and has been very active doing pro-life work. His favorite devotions are the Holy Rosary and the Litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Mr. White will bring relic from St. Gianna and rosaries.

Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information please call the Respect Life Office at 716-847-2205

July 14th

Special Mass in honor of the visit of Gianna Emanuela Molla, MD

Sunday, July 14, 2024 at 10:30 am
St. Joseph Cathedral | 50 Franklin St., Buffalo NY

MASS OPEN TO ALL | First-class relic will be available for Veneration following Mass. Your once-in-lifetime chance to meet the daughter of a Saint. 

Afterwards there will be a special luncheon honoring Gianna Emanuela Molla at the Admiral Room (237 Main St., Buffalo NY) RSVP by July 1st. Payable to: St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center, 76 Church St., Buffalo NY 14202 or purchase tickets online here.

For reservations or more information call the Respect Life Office at (716) 847-2205