Religion

Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society May news

The Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society recently held its May monthly meeting at the Hillside site Social Center. An opening prayer was offered by Loretta Szalkowski and the Littany to the Blessed Virgin Mary was offered by Sandra Topasto. Rosary Society president Carole Schiller led members ...

NCCS student earns Cub Scout emblems Light of Christ medal and patch

Robert E. Harrington V was honored to participate in the 44th Annual Religious Awards Ceremony of Buffalo Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting, located at the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Diocese of Buffalo Saint Joseph Cathedral. Robert has been a Cub Scout for three years and is an ...

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FFUMC Chicken Barbecue planned for today The Fredonia First United Family Ministries Team will be hosting a Chiavetta’s Chicken Barbecue in Barker Common today, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Dinners are $10 each and include: Chiavetta’s homemade potato salad and cole slaw with ...

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Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Patricia Price. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale. Service time is 10:30 a.m. to noon and consists of a spiritual talk, a hands-on healing, a message demonstration, music, ...

St. Joe’s annual yard and plant sale and chicken BBQ

GOWANDA — St. Joe’s annual yard and plant sale and chicken barbecue will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 26 Erie Ave., Gowanda in the church basement. The yard and plant sale is planned for Friday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon, and Saturday, May 19 from 8 a.m. to noon with a bag sale at ...

Blessed Mary Angela festival planned for June 3

Blessed Mary Angela will hold a festival with Weidner’s chicken barbecue on Sunday, June 3 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Hillside site social center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 at the door. There will also be a bake sale, basket auction and raffle. Drive through ...

First Communion

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion was celebrated by students and their families on May 5 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church in Silver Creek. Pictured: Tucker Merritt, Zoey Westbrook, Gwendolyn Souter, Khloe Karnes, Matthew Borrello, Fr. Mark Wolski (Priest in Residence), Fr. ...

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Church of the Living Spirit Spirit Sunday readings will be available with Lily Dale registered mediums from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Assembly Hall, Cleveland Avenue, Lily Dale the first Sunday of the month. The price for readings is greatly reduced. Readings are $30 for 15 minutes or $60 for 30 ...

Catholic Charities Appeal reaches $8.9 million, but is short of goal

BUFFALO — Catholic Charities of Buffalo officials today updated the community on the progress of the 2018 Appeal. With two months remaining, the 94th annual Appeal has reached nearly $8.9 million in cash and pledges, or just shy of 81 percent of this year’s goal. Volunteers and campaign ...

National Day of Prayer to be celebrated in Dunkirk

First Baptist Church of Dunkirk welcomes the community to join parishioners for prayer on Thursday, May 3, the National Day of Prayer. All are welcome to meet at the church auditorium at 8 a.m. and again at noon to pray for the unity of our nation and our communities. Attendees will also pray ...

Religion briefs — April 28

Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Lucinda Wilson. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale. Service time is 10:30 to 12:00 and consists of a spiritual talk, a hands on healing, a message demonstration, music, meditation ...

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society holds meeting on 1850 Census

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society met recently in the Barker Library in Fredonia for a meeting and talk on the 1850 Census. President Walt Sedlmayer opened the gathering with a welcome, and had members and guests introduce themselves. Debbie Kotar, treasurer, gave the financial ...

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25th anniversary of Blessed Mary Angela’s beatification There will be a 25th anniversary of Blessed Mary Angela’s beatification special celebration this Sunday. At 10 a.m., Mass begins at the Blessed Mary Angela Parish St. Hyacinth site, 295 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk. The celebrant ...

Picture your shepherd

Shepherds give us a picture of someone who cares about and cares for others. It is that caring that makes the metaphor of a shepherd so accurate in describing the reality of Jesus Christ’s relationship to people. The center of that caring is love. For Jesus Christ that caring love is the ...

Several events set to celebrate the Month of the Young Child

The Month of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by NAEYC and its affiliates that is held during the month of April. The purpose of the Month of the Young Child is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood ...

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Ripley United Methodist Church Ripley United Methodist Church. 84 W. Main St., Ripley, is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast today from 7:30 to 11 a.m. There will be pancakes, sausage, bacon, made-to-order eggs and omelets, home fries, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. The ...

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Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Addariah Waugh. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale. Service time is 10:30 to noon and consists of a spiritual talk, a hands on healing, a message demonstration, music, meditation and ...

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Church of the Living Spirit This week’s speaker is Addariah Waugh. Church services are held every Sunday in the Assembly Hall on Cleveland Avenue in Lily Dale. Service time is 10:30 to noon and consists of a spiritual talk, a hands on healing, a message demonstration, music, meditation and ...