Mass Livestream

We are now live-streaming our weekend liturgies from St. Teresa Church on our  Facebook page !   The video will be available there for replay afterwards as well. On occasion we will be unable to livestream certain Masses, but we will make an announcement by email and Facebook. Our Masses are: 4:30 PM Vigil on Saturdays and 8:45 AM & 11 AM on Sundays.

St. Teresa Parish Welcomes Bishop Fisher

 Michael W. Fisher is installed on January 15th, 2021 as the 15th Bishop of Buffalo. #WelcomeBishopMike from St. Teresa Parish!

COVID-19 Update

11/27/20: The 25-person limit for public Masses is lifted now because of a Supreme Court ruling and a subsequent announcement from the Diocese. Social distancing and masks will continue and the Sunday obligation remains lifted. We will continue to stream the 4:30 PM Saturday Vigil Mass here on Facebook Live! GOOD NEWS:  our 4:30 PM Saturday Vigil Masses will be livestreamed from St. Teresa Church on our  Facebook page !   The video will also be available there for replay. You are also welcome to watch livestreamed Masses from St. Leo the Great on our  webpage . During this time, their Masses will be at 4 PM & 5 PM on Saturdays and 8 AM, 9 AM, 10 AM, & 11 AM on Sundays.

The Schedule of Public Masses Resumes at St. Teresa! Here's a Welcome and Some Procedures to Follow in Church

Following new directives from the bishop, we are excited to announce the return of the regular schedule of public Masses,  starting Wednesday, June 10 th !  Daily Masses:  9:30 AM Mondays - Saturdays (please note the change to the Saturday morning daily Mass time) Weekend Masses:  4:30 PM Saturday and 8:45 AM & 11 AM Sunday. Realizing the importance of your health, Fr. Jim welcomes you to return in person to Mass. If you feel uncomfortable because of your individual health situation, please continue to feel free to watch Mass  online . We ask that if you are not feeling well that you please stay at home. The bishop has lifted the Sunday obligation during this time of Pandemic.  To ensure everyone is safe at Mass, please follow these guidelines at church: All in the congregation must bring and wear a face mask  or covering at all times (age 2 and up).  Please bring and use your own hand sanitizer.  Please sanitize your hands when entering and leaving church. Also in your

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A Pentecost Message from Fr. Jim Cunningham, Pastor 🔥

Dear Friends in Christ,  On Sunday, May 31st, 2020, the Church celebrates the Feast of Pentecost. With this celebration the Easter season comes to an end. It was so sad to have Easter and the weeks from April 12th to May 31st, the Easter season, that is, as a time of social distancing and forced isolation. I missed you, my beloved Parishioners, who, I am sure, miss coming to Church and meeting with "Parish Family" members. "In Our Father's House There Are Many Dwelling Places" (John14:1-4). In our hearts there are many loved ones dwelling within who are perpetually in our thoughts, especially throughout this pandemic. The Fruits of the Holy Spirit, the real gifts of Pentecost, enable us to go forth to meet the demands that are placed upon us by so many and by so many societal expectations. As we look forward to being together once again as a "Parish Family"; as we look forward to being at home with our extended families; and as we look for

An Ascension Thursday Message from Fr. Jim

This Thursday, May 21st, is Ascension Thursday.  Each year as I celebrate Mass and prepare a homily for this particular feast, I cannot help but think of the 12 Apostles who witnessed the Lord's Ascension into Heaven.  How very lost and forlorn they must have been feeling as they watched the Lord's ascension. We all know the feeling of loss.  We only come through life's losses with the help of the Lord.  Ten days after Our Lord's ascension into Heaven, the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles to give them grace and courage and, as well, to squelch their feelings of loss.  The Grace's of the Holy Spirit filled their lives with the strength to go on as chosen Disciples of the Lord.   It is only through the Grace of the Holy Spirit that we are enduring this pandemic and this subsequent period of social distancing and isolation. I miss my Parishioners, and I long for the return of public Masses.  In the interim, let us pray wholeheartedly for each other. God's Lo

A Letter from the Pastor - April 15th

Dearest Parishioners, You are on my mind and in my prayers every day that we live out this very difficult period of social distancing and painful separation from our loved ones. Holy Week and Easter were just not the same for me without your presence in St. Teresa Church and in my life. As I celebrated a private Mass on Palm Sunday, I savored a memory of blessing palms which you, my Parishioners, held in the palms of your own hands. As I celebrated a private Mass on Holy Thursday, I savored a memory of you, my Parishioners, kneeling in prayer before the Altar of Repose. As I prayed on Good Friday, I savored a memory of you, my Parishioners, praying the Stations of the Cross with me. As I celebrated a private Mass on Holy Saturday, I savored a memory of lighting the Paschal Candle from which Candles were lighted which you, my Parishioners, held during the Procession. As I celebrated a private Mass on Easter Sunday, I savored a memory of sprinkling you, my Parishioners,