Worship at Ss. Columba-Brigid

Worship at

Ss. Columba-Brigid

We the church of Ss. Columba-Brigid are a welcoming, inclusive, multicultural Catholic community inspired by the Holy Spirit to celebrate the Risen Christ in how we worship, love our neighbors, and work for justice in our daily lives.

 
Increasing Mass Attendance to 75 People

Due to improved Covid numbers in Buffalo, we will be increasing the number of people allowed at Mass to 75 effective this Saturday, February 6th.

 

You do not need to make a reservation for the Saturday 4, pm Mass or the Sunday, 9 am Mass. In order to attend the Sunday, 11 am Mass in person, you can make a reservation by calling Monica or Rick at 716-553-1750 or 716-512-1508 or by sending an email to:  mlzielinski@aol.com or rjz76@aol.com 

(Please note that the parish staff, parish council and liturgy committee re-evaluate our policies on an ongoing basis as conditions change. If you have a disagreement with any of these policies please contact Fr. Jud, not Rick or Monica.)

Mass Times

Saturday 4 p.m. 

Sunday 9 a.m. (Spanish)

Sunday 11 a.m. 

You can find this Sunday's Mass readings online by clicking here for the Magnificat website, or click here for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website or click here for the readings in Spanish.

An Act of Spiritual Communion for those unable to attend Mass in person:

 

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.

CRS Rice Bowl

This year Ss. Columba Brigid parish is participating in CRS Rice Bowl. For more information please go to the Rice Bowl page on our website or click here.

Now You Can View Masses Via Our Website

Now you can view Masses via our website by going to the View Mass Online page or the LIVE video section on the Home page. You can also view previously recorded Masses.

Also, until further notice, we will NOT have our bilingual Mass on the last Sunday of the month. We will have our Sunday, 9 am Spanish Mass and our 11 am English Mass.

Permission to podcast / stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license X-729593. All rights reserved.

Installation of Our New Bishop

On Friday, January 15th, at 2 PM, Bishop Michael Fisher was installed as the Fifteenth Bishop of Buffalo at St. Joseph’s Cathedral.  Click here to view a live-stream recording of the Mass.  

 

Plus, we have uploaded to our website a video of our youth from Ss. Columba-Brigid welcoming Bishop Mike to Buffalo. Click on it to view the video.

Family Faith Formation

Family Formation is a family-based learning program that helps families grow in the transforming love of God by understanding and living our Catholic Faith. Family Faith Formation is offered one time per month during the school year. All are welcome!

  • Our next Family Faith Formation will be Sunday, March 14th from 4 - 5 pm

  • We will be meeting via Zoom

  • Click here to join the Zoom meeting

Sacrament Preparation Classes

Family Faith Formation - We have Family Faith Formation one time per month. Currently we are meeting via Zoom. Adults, kids, families, single people and married couples are all welcome. Come learn about our Catholic faith!

First Reconciliation - We offer First Reconciliation classes in March-April for children in grade 2 or higher.

First Communion - We offer First Communion classes in May-June for children in grade 3 or higher.

RCIA for Children - We offer RCIA for Children in March-April for children who have not been Baptized and are over the age of 7.

Confirmation - We offer Confirmation classes at various times of the year for those in grade 10 or higher as well as young adults or anyone else seeking this Sacrament.

If you have any questions regarding these programs, please contact Deacon Jerry at 863-4800 or by email at jeremylhodson@gmail.com.

Lenten Prayer Partners

For our Lenten Prayer Partners this year of the Pandemic 2021, we feel it is still important to pray for one another.  It was suggested that we keep the same partner as last year because not everyone is comfortable coming to church to sign-up.  (At Ss. Columba Brigid there will be a sign-up sheet for new families or call Paula Hunt.)

 

A member of the prayer partner committee will call you to remind you of your prayer partner's name and to see if you are able to continue.  If you have any questions, call Sr. Maureen at 897-9948 x 103.  Thank you for your participation in this important ministry for one another!

Men's Group

Please  join us at our next men's group meeting at Ss. Columba Brigid! We meet once a month to share faith, sing songs of praise and pray for each other. Our next meeting is Tuesday, March 16th at 7 pm in the church hall. We practice social distancing by sitting 6 feet apart and we wear masks. Any questions, please call Deacon Jerry at 863-4800. We hope to see you there!

Lent and Fratelli Tutti

We will have a series of 30-minute Zoom presentations on Fratelli Tutti each Thursday of Lent from 7 - 7:30 pm, with time for questions and comments. You can attend as many or as few of the sessions as you want. If you would like to join us, please email sscolumbabrigid@gmail.com for the Zoom link.

Consecration to St. Joseph

The Diocese of Buffalo will begin a 33-day Consecration to St. Joseph on Monday,  Feb. 15 that will continue through March 19. This is to mark the 150th anniversary of St. Joseph being named “Universal Patron of the Church” and Pope Francis' call for a Year of St. Joseph, as well as St. Joseph being the Patron Saint of the Diocese of Buffalo, and named Cathedral. Bishop Michael W. Fisher will celebrate Mass on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Friday, March 19 at 12:10 p.m., at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Buffalo to conclude the consecration. “As your new bishop and shepherd, I am encouraging all of the faithful of our diocese to join together with me in prayer during this very special period of consecration to St. Joseph,” said Bishop Fisher. “St. Joseph provides a timeless example of faithfulness and trust in God, despite uncertainty and even unreasonable circumstances. We would do well to reflect on how his witness might inspire our own as we seek in our day and time to reveal Christ to our world.” 

Click on the buttons below to download copies of the ­“33 Days of Prayer and Daily Challenge” in both English and Spanish.

Celebrating Black History Month at Ss. Columba Brigid

Click on the link below for a look at four people being featured as part of celebrating Black History Month at Ss. Columba Brigid:

Rosary Online via Zoom

You are invited to pray the Rosary from your home via a Zoom call as follows:

- All are welcome to pray the Rosary together

- Every Monday evening beginning at 7 pm

- Join the Zoom Meeting by clicking here

- Are you new to saying the Rosary? Click on the buttons below for easy to follow instructions:

For Mass times at other churches click HERE.

Weekly Bulletin

Click on the button below to download a PDF version of this week's bulletin.

For prior week's bulletins click here to go to our Bulletin page

Ss. Columba Brigid Road To Renewal Proposal

We have written a proposal to the Buffalo Diocese in response to the Road To Renewal. It is titled, "Trinity—a model for evangelization, outreach, fraternal support and financial sustainability." If you are a parishioner and would like to receive a copy of the proposal, please email the parish office at sscolumbabrigid@gmail.com

Adoration

We will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 1-3 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. All are welcome, but please wear a mask and sit (or kneel) socially distanced from each other.

Contact Us

75 Hickory St, Buffalo, NY 14204, USA

(716) 852-3331

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