Nativity Parish office to re-open June 1 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

We ask that if your business can be conducted by phone or email, please continue to do so. If you must come in person, please call 662-9339 to make an appointment beginning on June 1. 

Only one person (or family) will be allowed at the secretary’s office door at one time. No one other than staff is allowed inside the office. 

Please wear a mask when entering the building. 

These measures are necessary to keep all of us safe! God bless!

 

Nativity of Our Lord

Roman Catholic Parish Community

in the village of Orchard Park, NY. 

The Descent of the Holy Spirit
on the Apostles

by Dom Columba Marmion, O.S.B. Abbot of Maredsous

The Holy Spirit appeared under the form of tongues of fire in order to fill the Apostles with truth and to prepare them to bear witness to Jesus. He also come to fill their hearts with love.

He is the Person of Love in the life of God. He is also like a breath, an aspiration of infinite Love, from which we draw the breath of life.

Read the full article here.

  • We see where we are today; but how did it all begin? 
  • Join our 8 week online study, The Early Christians and find out. 
  • Week 5: Constantine and the End of the Persecutions
  • Question: How was the Holy Spirit working during this time?
  • Share your comments here. (“Augustus” is more than just a name. It is also a title meaning venerable or exalted.)

JOIN US FOR OUR LIVE-STREAMS:

Sunday Mass:
every Sunday at 9:30am.

First Friday Adoration and Evening Prayer will begin at 6pm on Friday, June 5th.
Solemn Vespers will begin at 6pm on Sunday, June 7.

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DIOCESE OF BUFFALO ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR PARISHES IN PREPARATION FOR LIMITED RE-OPENING OF CHURCHES
(Buffalo, NY) – The Diocese of Buffalo has issued guidance for parish pastors and administrators – “Forward in Faith” – detailing the preparations and precautions they must follow in preparing to resume liturgical services and the celebration of sacraments as the novel coronavirus threat
continues.

“We welcome the news that churches may begin welcoming back in small numbers those who are eager for the spiritual nourishment that our parishes provide,” said Reverend Seán Paul Fleming, the Diocese’s Director of Worship who has been leading the Diocesan working group on reopening plans. “We will be supporting our pastors throughout this process, mindful of the need to ensure that they do everything possible to mitigate the risks of the ongoing threat of the coronavirus, especially for those most vulnerable.
Click RE-OPENING GUIDELINES to read the full statement and Forward in Faith- 05-20-2020 to read the safeguards, mandates, and suggestions offered by the Diocese.

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