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Habitat for Humanity – November 8th

04 Dec 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED 12/5/18:

Habitat for Humanity and Nativity of Our Lord need volunteers to work on rebuilding a Buffalo home on Saturday, December 8th from 9am -3 pm.  Volunteers should be 16 or older.  No experience is necessary!  Go here to sign up –Habitat Volunteer  (Search for the project on December 8th located at 75 Poultney, Buffalo)

Contact Dennis Wolbert at 308-7858 with any questions.

 

Lackawana Food Pantry

25 Oct 2018 | 0 comments

We are still looking for a person or group of people who might be able to donate their cooking skills and time to prepare a meal at the Lackawana Food Pantry. Dinners are typically once a month and serve anywhere from 50-80 people.

If you are being called to serve the hungry in our community, please call Melissa for more information.  662-9339 x 145 or mpotzler@nativityschool.net

 

Coat Drive

18 Oct 2018 | 0 comments

A group of Nativity Girl Scouts are working toward their Religious Emblem Award.  They will be collecting gently used coats to be given to St. Luke’s and Harvest House.  Coats may be dropped off the weekend of November 10/11 in the Narthex of the church.  The Girl Scouts will be there to receive the coats.  Thank you!

Living Rosary

10 Sep 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED 9/10/18:

On Monday, October 1st at 6:00pm, Nativity will be reciting a Living Rosary for Life in our parking lot between the church and gym.  We re hoping for 60 peopel, young and old, who will each represent a bead on the Rosary.

This is open to everyone! Spread the word, gather your families and join this beautiful and powerful prayer.  Let the community see our faith!

Mark your calendars and put aside just a half hour to pray for the respect of life from conception to natural death.

Haiti committee meeting

04 Sep 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED Sept 4, 2018

The Haiti committee will meet at Nativity in the Welcome Center at 7pm on September 12th.  All are invited to attend. Please call Ellen (662-4569) or Linda (667-1251) with any questions.

Lackawana Soup Kitchen Cook Needed

31 Aug 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED: August 31, 2018

The first of the Seven Corporal Works of Mercy – Feed the hungry.

Our parishioner, Dan Barone,  was instrumental in setting up Nativity’s monthly meal service at the Lackawana Food Pantry.  He is also a fantastic chef and acted as head cook for the monthly meals, providing healthy meals for those in need.

As Dan’s commitments have recently changed, we are now in need of a cook!

If you have any interest in helping or ideas on how our parish can continue this important ministry to the poor, please contact Melissa at 662-9339 ext 145 or mpotzler@nativityschool.net

 

Thank you to Dan Barone for many years of cooking for and feeding the community at the Lackawana Food Pantry.

 

Lectors/Eucharistic Ministers August 4/5

14 Jul 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED July 27, 2018

Lackawana June 2018

05 Jun 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED:  June 5, 2018

We will be serving the Lackawana Food Pantry this month on Monday, June 25th

Seeds of Change

05 Jun 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED:  June 5, 2018

Let’s help Olivia Larson, the founder of Seeds of Change, fill 25 backpacks for the children at Gerard Place!

Gerard Place provides housing and supportive programs for homeless, single-parent families. They strengthen the community by empowering individuals and families toward self-sufficiency via community education and outreach.

Items needed are:  glue sticks, folders, colored pencils, pencils, pens, binders, kids scissors, dry erase markers, lined paper, dividers, sticky notes, highlighters, index cards, tissues, and flash drives.

Any help you can provide will be appreciated.  Items can be placed in the box in the Narthex.

After learning about the shocking childhood poverty rate of forty-four percent in the city of Buffalo, Olivia Larson, a sophomore at Mount Mercy Academy, decided she would like to do something to combat childhood poverty and its effects in our community. Her idea is a project called Seeds of Change. With the help of Nativity of Our Lord parishioners, donations will be collected for Gerard Place and Western New York Family Promise.

Read more about the good work they are doing at St. Gerard Place here.

 

Habitat for Humanity

01 Jun 2018 | 0 comments

POSTED: June 1, 2018

Nativity’s next Habitat for Humanity Day is June 9th at 9:00am

The location is Kilhoffer St, Buffalo 14211.

Volunteers should be 16-49 years of age.

Please invite your family and friends to help rebuild Buffalo!

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