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Heritage Ministries creates hope during a dark time

‘As difficult as the past months have been during the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted people to know that there was hope,” Larry Petry, the Senior Chaplain at Heritage Ministries stated. Petry, who joined Heritage in May 2018, recently launched the “Worship Wednesday” series, which he ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish Office: 324 Townsend St. (716) 366-2307; Rev. Jan Trela, pastor. In-person Masses are ...

Trunk or treat fun at First Baptist Church in Dunkirk

Kids can come “Trick or Treating” at our Trunk or Treat to be held at First Baptist Church in Dunkirk from 3-5 p.m. October 31. Everyone is welcome to attend. Cars will be decorated and parked “trunk out” around the church parking lot. Volunteers also dress up in theme costumes to ...

Fredonia church announces new pastor

Christ Community Church, 219 Berry Rd., Fredonia has welcomed Pastor Josh Stahley as its Lead Pastor. A Bemus Point native, Pastor Stahley comes to CCC from Indianapolis, Indiana, where he served for six years as Teaching Pastor of Soma Church. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Cedarville ...

Father Walsh blesses new mausoleum at Holy Trinity

On Aug. 29, Father Daniel Walsh, pastor of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Dunkirk, blessed the new Holy Angel Mausoleum at Holy Trinity Cemetery, 3799 Franklin Avenue in Dunkirk. Situated adjacent to the Resurrection Mausoleum, which was constructed in the 1970s, this beautiful new granite ...

23 celebrate First Holy Communion

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion was celebrated by 23 children and their families at Holy Trinity Church in Dunkirk at various masses this summer with Fr. Daniel Walsh, pastor. Pictured starting bottom left and going clockwise: Kameron Keppel, Jaxson Cooper, Megan Ivory, Gracie Grann, Emma ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish Office: 324 Townsend St. (716) 366-2307; Rev. Jan Trela, pastor. In-person Masses are ...

Church holding ‘sacred ground’ 10 part series

WESTFIELD — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is hosting a 10-part series titled “Sacred Ground” at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Thursday, Aug. 13. Leaders of the Episcopal Church have worked with several contributors in an effort to eliminate racism and discrimination. ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish Office: 324 Townsend St. (716) 366-2307; Rev. Jan Trela, pastor. In-person Masses are ...

Discounted BBQ tickets for Blessed Mary Angela

In an effort to say thank you, Blessed Mary Angela Parish is offering a $1 discount for everyone who purchases barbecue tickets in advance. The dinner is set for Aug. 9. Buy your tickets now at Big Rick’s One Stop or the Fourth Ward Deli for only $10. Wait until the day of the barbecue and ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish Office: 324 Townsend St. (716) 366-2307; Rev. Jan Trela, pastor. In-person Masses are ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish Office: 324 Townsend St. (716) 366-2307; Rev. Jan Trela, pastor. In-person Masses are ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish In-person Masses are Saturday at 4 p.m. at the St. Hyacinth Church, 7 a.m. at St. ...

Blessed Mary Angela Parish thanks supporters

Blessed Mary Angela Parish would like to thank everyone who supported our recent BBQ’s. These events were a total sell out and a great success. “We want to thank the staff at Big Rick’s and the Fourth Ward Deli for their assistance in pre-sale tickets. Both of these locations do this as a ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish In-person Masses are Saturday at 4 p.m. at the St. Hyacinth Church, 7:30 a.m. at St. ...

Blessed Mary Angela announces Masses, fundraisers

Blessed Mary Angela Parish announced its weekend Masses will continue on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the St. Hyacinth Church, 7 a.m. at St. Hyacinth’s, 8:30 a.m. at St. Hedwig’s and 10 a.m. at St. Hyacinth. Seating is limited to 100 parishioners at each Mass and Father Trella stated he will add ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run it free of charge. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish In-person Masses are Saturday at 4 p.m. at the St. Hyacinth Church, 7:30 a.m. at ...

Blessed Mary Angela announces Masses, fundraisers

On Saturday, June 13, the Rev. Jan Trella, pastor at Blessed Mary Angela Parish, welcomed back parishioners for weekend Masses. Volunteers greeted each parishioner before each weekend Mass explaining the protocol the parish is following as prescribed by the diocese. Weekend Masses will ...

Church services

If your church is holding in-person or on-line services, let the OBSERVER know and we will run them. Please email gbacon@observertoday.com with the information. Blessed Mary Angela Parish In-person Masses are Saturday at 4 p.m. at the St. Hyacinth Church, 7:30 a.m. at St. Hyacinth’s, 8:30 ...

Central Christian Academy holds kindergarten graduation

On Friday June 12, Central Christian Academy honored their Kindergarten class of 2020. Due to the pandemic restrictions, students were brought in individually with parents and grandparents. Temperatures were taken at the door and those entering the building were asked to wear a mask. Parents ...