Closings, News, Service Opportunities

CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS:

Any questions, contact Faith Formation Office at stjohnsspirit2@gmail.com or 716-937-3448.

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NEWS AND SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

BOLDED  information are opportunities for service.  Please contact Organizer at least one week before scheduleded event.If a 6th-12th grade student would like to participate in the Mass by being a Greeter, Reader (Lector),
Gift Bearer, Usher, or sing in Youth Choir, please contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Youth Ministry at least one week before Mass.

Sun. Sept. 10- 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass. Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com     

Sun. Sept.17 – Catechetical Sunday @ 11:00 a.m. Mass.

                        Families are invited to take part in the reception in school cafeteria following Mass welcoming this year’s teachers and saying farewell to Father Jim.

Sun. Sept. 24- 11:00 am Youth Mass. Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

 

Sun. Oct.1- 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass  Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Sun. Oct 1 - Noon - 1pm Setting up of the Cemetery of Innocents  Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Thurs. Oct. 5 – 3rd Grade Eucharist –Parent Meeting @ 7 p.m. Cafeteria

Mon. Oct. 9-Protecting God’s Children Workshop 6-9 p.m   (Must register online @ virtus.org)

Thurs. Oct. 19 – Second Grade Reconciliation – Parent Meeting @ 7:00 p.m. Cafeteria

Sun. Oct. 22- 11:00 am Youth Mass/Sixth Grade Bible Mass. Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

 

Sat. Nov 4 (Rain date Nov 11)- 9am Cemetery Cleanup - student must be supervised by parent.  Bring own rake and if possible tarp.  Get service sheet signed by organizer of event that day. 

Sun. Nov. 5- 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass    Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

(Rain date Nov 11)- 9am Cemetery Cleanup - student must be supervised by parent.  Bring own rake and if possible tarp.  Get service sheet signed by organizer of event that day. 

Tuesday, Nov 14 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Sun. Nov.19- 11:00 am Youth Mass   Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

 

Sun. Dec.3- 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass    Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Sat. Dec. 9– 8th grade service project to St. Luke’s Mission 9am.  Contact Mrs. Debbie Pirog in Faith Formation 716-937-3448

Tuesday, Dec 12 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Sun. Dec.10 – Pre-School and Kindergarten Blanket Mass @ 9:30am

Sat. Dec. 17 – Youth Mass  Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

 

Sun. Jan. 7 - 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass  Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Tuesday, Jan 9 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Sat. Jan. 13 – 4pm Polka Mass/ Dance           Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Thur. Jan 18-Fri. Jan 20 – March for Life, Washington DC    Contact Pam Turton at 937-9577 by Dec 1 for more information.

                                         Pray for the unborn and others affected.

Sat. Jan. 20 – Grades 4-5 Mid-Term testing

Sun. Jan. 21 - 11:00 am Youth Mass/10th Grade Mass of Enrollment   Contact Mrs. Del Leaderstorf 716-937-3448

Tues. Jan. 23 – Reconciliation Inscription Service for 2nd graders @ 6:30 p.m. in the Church

Sun. Feb. 4 - 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass     Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Tues. Feb.6 – Eucharist Enrollment Service @ 6:30 p.m. in the Church

Sun. Feb. 12 - 11:00 am Youth Mass       Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Tuesday, Feb 13 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Mon.-Fri. Feb. 26-28, Mar. 1-2 First Reconciliation Interviews.

            Interview date/time to be determined at a later date.

 

Tuesday, Mar 13 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Fri. Mar.23 – Sun. Mar. 4 – Buffalo Youth Convention for High Schoolers

            See Religious Ed Office by Jan 1st for more details, if interested.

Sun. Mar. 4 - 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass    Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Sat. Mar. 10 – 2nd Grade Retreat for Reconciliation 9:00 a.m.- 11a.m. in school

Sat. March 17 and 24 – Catholic Charities Coin Game Grades PK-8    Counting Coins - Contact Mrs. Lynn Fox at 716-937-3448 or fox_stjohns@yahoo.com

Sun. Mar. 18 - 11:00 am Youth Mass  Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Tues. Mar.20 – First Reconciliation @ 6:30 p.m. in Church

Fri. Mar. 30 – Living Stations presented by 6th  @ 7pm in Church     Contact Mrs. Lynn Fox 716-937-3448 or fox_stjohns@yahoo.com

 

Sun. Apr. 1 - 11 am Children’s Mass   Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Sun. Apr. 8 - Divine Mercy Sunday, confessions 1pm, prayer service 2pm - 3pm

Tuesday, Apr. 10 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Sat. Apr.14 – 3rd Grade Retreat for Eucharist @ 9:00 a.m.- noon

Sun. Apr.15 - 11:00 am Youth Mass     Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Sat. Apr. 21 – First Communion interviews during class

Sat. Apr. 28 – Preschool and Kindergarten Graduation during class

Sun. Apr. 29 - 11:00 am Youth Mass    Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

 

Mon. May 7 – May Crowning @ 7:00 p.m. In Church   Everyone is welcome to attend

Tuesday, May 8 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442

Sat. May 5 – Third Grade Reconciliation during class and Grades 4-5 Final Term testing

Sun. May 6 - 11:00 am Children’s/Youth Mass  Contact Mrs. Jean Czerniak at Phone: (716) 481-8892 or Email: Mrs.cyouth@gmail.com  

Mon./Tues. May 14/15 – Communion Rehearsal @ 7 p.m. in the Church

Sat. May 19 – First Holy Communion @ 10;30 a.m. &12:30 p.m. in Church

Tuesday, June 12 - 6:30pm-8:30pm Alden Primary PTO - Supervising young children during PTO meetings.  Contact Kristin McCarthy 716-560-9442 

Mon. July 30- Fri. Aug. 3– Vacation Bible School for children in PK3 – 6th grade   9am – noon  Contact Mrs. Lynn Fox by May 1 @ 716-937-3448 or fox_stjohns@yahoo.com