Spiritual Resources

For Parishes, Catholics and more… Spiritual Resources Live Mass Guidelines Coronavirus What is a Dispensation from Mass? A dispensation from the diocesan Bishop releases Catholics from fulfilling their Sunday obligation (Mass). Since public Masses are cancelled in the Diocese of Buffalo until further notice, this means that if you live in the Diocese of Buffalo, […]

COVID-19 Guidelines

Forward in Faith Listing of Additional Guidelines Live Mass Spiritual Resources Coronavirus Guidelines for Returning to Parish Life Update to Guidelines for Faith Formation & Youth Ministry (1/21/21) Reminders for gathers during the pandemic (PDF) Supreme Court Ruling (11/26/20) Ruling from the Supreme Court regards to the Diocese of Buffalo (LINK)  Pastoral Response to Recent […]

Catechumenate

Evangelization & Catechesis To Become a Catholic The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults The process by which Adults and Children over 7 years of age become CatholicCan you answer “Yes” to any of these questions: Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic Church? Are you unbaptized but recognize a need for spirituality […]

Faith Formation

Forming Disciples Evangelization Protecting God’s Children Outreach & Services Parish Resources The Forming Disciples in the New Evangelization  “Who has encountered Christ desires to know him as much as possible, as well as to know the plan of the Father which he revealed. Knowledge of the faith (fides quae) is required by adherence to the faith (fides qua). […]

Divorce Bereavement

Sacramental & Family Life BEREAVEMENT RESOURCES RESOURCES: Grieving the death of a loved one can be a long and painful journey. There is no time table for the mourning that one feels. Grief work is the process that involves learning to live with the emptiness, creating meaning out of the loss and rejoining life to […]