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Go to the Focus Page and read the proposed Mission Statement!!!!

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Congratulations !

Saint Bonaventure University!!!!!!

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"The spirit of the Lord is upon you to bring glad tidings to the poor and to proclaim the release of captives." Are you called to be a priest, deacon, brother or sister? If God is calling you, call Fr. Leon Biernat at 847-5535.
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WINTER GROWTH GROUPS
Begin Sunday, Jan. 14
Courses:
Chuck Swindoll's - A Family Album
Where Are You When Bad Things Happen?
Re-inventing Yourself
One in the Spirit

Brought to you by the Growth Group Task Force: Baptist, Catholic, and Lutheran
For information and to sign up - Call Sr. Jean @ 372-1327 or the rectory 372-4841

TO YOU WE SAY THANK-YOU

We, the Youth and Young Adult Groups, want to thank everyone for their support and involvement with the Chili Dinner and Raffles. If not for the kind generosity and prayers of such a caring community, this success would not have been possible. Again, we thank you for your contribution to these and all of the ministries. May God Bless you and your family.

Angee's, Aquarium of Niagara, Art Park, Askey General Supply, Avon (Laurie McCarthy), Beef-n-Barrel, BJ's Wholesale, Buffalo Bisons, Buffalo Zoo, Burger King, Carmike Cinemas, Carpet Town, Century Manor, Friendly's, Good Tidings Book Store, JC Penny, Kamery's Meats, K-Mart, Lasertron, New Moon Cafe, Old Library Restaurant, Perkins, Pleasant Valley Greenhouse, Quality Markets, Reid's Food Barn, Service Stores, Shea's Performing Arts Center, Sports Locker, Stroehmann Bakeries, Studio Arena, Subway, Swatt Baking Co., The Birdcage Restaurant, and Tops.

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And the winners are: Kathy Melvin, Joan John, Mr. Champagne, Heather Macroy, June Krott, Marlene Eaton, Bernice Slevinski, Mary Kerner, Mary Pownall, Sr. Jean, Barbara Schwach, Mrs. Barnett, C. Dionne, Bob Mikolajczyk, Rita Diehl, Roberta Mahar, Pam Johnson, Marcie Richmond, Jan Crowley, Tom Windus, Pamela Earl, Nancy Farris, Paula Flint, Emaliegh.
Congratualations and thank you ever so much for your support!

St. Bridget's Celtic Ball
sponsored by Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians
February 3rd @ Allegany Community Center
6:30 p.m. - $18.00
RSVP - 372-7777 or 372-4384 by Jan. 29.

Hospitality after all Masses
Sunday, Feb. 4th

Family Dinner - Adoration & Mass
Sunday, Feb. 4,
Dinner @ 4:30 p.m (Bring a dish to pass)
Adoration 6:15 p.m. - Mass @ 7 p.m.
Call 372-1251 if interested.

ENDURING FAITH
A 90 minute documentary which presents an unvarnished and revealing look ath the struggle to establish an African-American clergy in the American Catholic Church.
Feb. 4, 11 p.m. on WNED

Faith in Daily Life Series
Tuesday, Feb. 6, - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Topic - "Growing Up Catholic"
A conversation with Father Greg
Donegal Room

St. Mary's Day @ the Warming House
Wednesday, Feb. 7, - 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Our Daily Bread
Saturday, Feb. 10, Noon
Sr. Barbara Ciarico, RSM joins Fr. Roderick Brown @ St. Martin dePorres Parish - Buffalo
Gumbo!

St. Mary's Day @ the Warming House
Tuesday, Feb. 13, - 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Altar & Rosary Society Soup Luncheon
Monday, Feb. 19, - 11 a.m - 2 p.m.
cafeteria

Women's Coffee House
Sunday, Feb. 25, - 2 - 4 p.m.
Call Ryan & Naomi for details

Faith in Daily Life Series
Tuesday, Feb. 27, - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Topic - "What is Faith"
A conversation with Ryan & Naomi
Donegal Room

St. Mary's Day @ the Warming House
Wednesday, Feb. 28, - 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.

The music playing is "All that We Have" .

 
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