Holy Mother Of The Rosary Cathedral


Sunday, August 20th
20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  • 9:00 PM Holy Mass
  • Lector: Christina Giczkowski

Flowers at the Main Altar are to the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Martha Szpylman, By Husband Walter and Family

Monday, August 21st
Stephen, K.

  • 8:00 AM +Edward, Mary and Son Edward Kane, By Julie & John Lach
  • 8:00 AM +Jane Przybylski, By Viola Przybylski
  • 8:00 AM Bingo Kitchen Workers Report
  • 9:00 AM Bingo Team 1 Workers Report
  • 9:00 AM Mass of the Day - Solemnity
  • 11:30 AM Bingo

Tuesday, August 22nd
Sigfrid, Ab.

  • 8:00 AM No Mass

Wednesday, August 23rd
Claudius, Asterius, Neon, Domnina & Theonilla M.

  • 8:00 AM + Philip Otminski (Annv.), By Grandchildren

Thursday, August 24th
Feast – Bartholomew, Apostle

  • 8:00 AM No Mass
  • 9:00 AM Seniors Meeting – Rolls and Butter (Bring in your Campbell’s Labels!)

Friday, August 25th
Louis of France, K.

  • 8:00 AM No Mass

Saturday, August 26th
Solemnity – Our Lady of Czestochowa

  • 9:00 AM Mass of the Solemnity - Chapel
  • 5:00 PM Holy Mass
  • Lector: Kathleen Bienias

Sunday, August 27th 2017
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

  • 09:00 AM Holy Mass
  • Lector: Michael Pokriki


Lord, look upon our friends and family with the eyes of your mercy and let Your healing hand rest upon them, restoring them to wholeness and strength for service in Your Kingdom. Amen.

Gregory Berger, Bruce Derry, Viola Przybylski, Julie Lewis, June Nickel, Harold Redwine, Bishop Thaddeus Peplowski, Colleen Crane, Jim Stevens, Debbie MacArthur, Sue Oniszczak, Jean Salzmann, Lottie Kowalow, Norman Gaca, Gabriel Barois.
Viola Przybyski is at Greenfield’s Rehabilitation Center, 5949 Broadway, Room # 121, Lancaster, NY 14086
Bishop Thaddeus Peplowski - Brothers of Mercy, Room # 247 Bergtold Rd., Clarence, NY 14031


  • 5:00 PM: Debbie & Jerry Ruszala
  • 9:00 AM: Janice & Richard Jones


  • STW - #54 - $812.00
  • Brown #56 - $1,000.00
  • Bonus Ball - $195.00
  • Queen of Hearts - $2,793.00


We will be returning to our regular Mass times following the Labor Day weekend beginning Sunday, September 10th at 8:00 and 11:00 AM Mass.


Sherry and I ask for your prayers for her brother, Gregory Berger, who will undergo surgery for cancer of the liver and intestine this coming Friday at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. We appreciate your prayers. Bishop John


Thank you to the Parish Committee for having the name plates and dates of service added to the photographs of our beloved Bishops - just outside of the Chapel doors. They are a most welcome addition and beautifully done!


Bell Choir Rehearsals will resume Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Cathedral. New members (and members who played before and would like to return) are always welcome! Remember - you don’t have to play or read music to play the bells and join in on the fun!


On Tuesday, September 19th our Prayer Shawl Ministry will resume here at the Cathedral from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, and from 6:30 – 8:00 PM at the Rectory. If you can cut, tie knots, crochet, knit or want to learn, please come and join us. Come and enjoy each other’s fellowship and pray with us for those in need.


April’s Music with Mar is coming this fall to the Cathedral on Thursdays at 10:30 AM starting 9/21/2017. Music with Mar is an interactive music class for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their caregivers. Hands-on activities include bubbles, rhythm sticks, instruments, puppets and lots of singing and dancing! Cost is $10.00 per class, per family (NOT per child) or $40.00 for 5 classes. Contact April Sroka for more information: call/text 716-563-4926 or email Aprilshelly@yahoo.com.


Tell your family and friends – our next Family Fun Night is September 16th, 2017 at 6:00 PM.


St. Michael the Archangel National Catholic Church will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary as a parish on Saturday, September 30! Rt. Rev. John Mack will celebrate Mass at noon to commemorate this momentous occasion. All are welcome! A Family Style Dinner will be held at the Polish Nook following Mass. Cost is $30.00 per person. For more info, contact Linda Wilk @ 834-1224 or email: Lwilk@netscape.net.

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” Mother


The HMRC Seniors would like to invite you to attend the production of the famous musical - “ South Pacific” to be held at the Lancaster Opera House on November 12th for the 2:30 PM performance. If a group of 20 or more attend - we will receive a group rate of $26.00 per person. Students with ID cards may attend for $10.00. Please contact Celia Nowak at 668-7986 or the Parish Office. We need your payment/commitment by September 10th so tickets may be purchased. For those interested - we can meet for lunch at the Olive Tree Restaurant after the 11:00 AM Mass and prior to the performance.


Sunday, September 24th, St. Philip the Apostle Church will hold a Wendel’s Chicken BBQ, at 950 Losson Road, Cheektowaga from 11:30 AM till 3:00 PM or sold out. Cost is $10.00 pre-sale or $11.00 at the door. For information call the Recotory at 668-8370 ext 602.
Saturday, September 30th, The Ladies Auxillary of the Polish Falcons at 12 Noon (Doors open at 10:45 AM), will hold it’s Vera Bradley Bingo. Admission: $5.00. For more information contact Marge at 668-0768.
Saturday, September 30th, Polish Falcon’s to hold a Meat Raffle. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Admission: $5.00 includes: Beer, Wine, Soda, Sancks & Door Prizes.
Sunday, October 15, 2017, The Chopin Singing Society will present its 118th annual concert at St. Stanislaus R.C. Church, 123 Townsend Street, Buffalo at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10.00 and may be purcahsed from Chopin members or at the door for $12.00. For further information please contact Gary Bienkowski at 884-7366.

Happy Birthday wishes to

  • Diane Piechowicz 8/22Frances Swendra 8/22
  • Suzanne Bett 8/24
  • Derrick Geschwender 8/24
  • Beatrice Guarasci 8/26
  • Collette Noworyta 8/26
  • James Nykiel – 8/26
  • Sto lat! ~ One Hundred Years!


  • Wednesday,September 6th, New Horizon Opiate Support Meeting at 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 6th, Parish Committee Meeting at 7:00 PM
  • Friday, September 8th, Fish Fry 4-7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 20th, Drive – Thru, Chicken BBQ, 4-7:00 PM