St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church

PASTOR
Rev. Msgr. Robert E. Zapfel, S.T.D

SENIOR  PAROCHIAL VICAR
Rev. Joseph C. Gatto, S.T.D.

Mass Times

Sunday Masses
9:00 & 11:00 AM

Saturday Vigil
4:00 PM

 

Live Stream

Weekend Masses: 4 PM Saturdays and 9 AM & 11 AM Sundays

Chapel Live Stream

Weekday Mass is streamed live Monday – Saturday at 8:00 AM

Mass Archives

Mass is updated weekly and posted to our archived playlist for viewing on our website through YouTube.

Online Giving

Our parish offers an automatic, safe, secure and easy way for your to make a contribution.

Virtual Meat Raffle

Thank you to everyone who supported the Virtual Meat Raffle and to the committee for their hard work.

Important notices

Upcoming Events

 

Vigil Mass

Vigil Mass for the Holyday of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is at 4:00 p.m.

Ash Wednesday

Ashes will be distributed during the Masses at 8:00 & 11:30 AM and 7:00 PM

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross will be prayed each Friday of Lent in church at 7:00 PM, February 19th - April 2nd.

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross will be prayed each Friday of Lent in church at 7:00 PM, February 19th - April 2nd.

Daily Prayer Intentions

Sunday: For all those who lost their lives or have been seriously effected by the devastation of recent hurricanes and fires, that the Lord will embrace them in His love and bring them comfort and peace. 

Monday:  For all those returning to school, whether in the classroom or on their computer from home, that administrators, teachers, parents, and students will work together in a patient and understanding way.

Tuesday: For the Diocese of Buffalo as we pray for a new bishop that the one chosen will lead us in love after the example of the Good Shepherd.

Wednesday:  For all those struggling with addictions and mental health issues that they will find the professional care and love of family that they need to bring healing.

Thursday:  For an end to racism and violence in our society, that a peaceful path may be found, leading us to understanding and deeper respect for one another.

Friday:  For all families that find themselves torn apart by strife and division, that the Lord will bring healing and reconciliation so needed among family members.

Saturday: That through the intercession of Our Blessed Mother, all families will be united in love with her Son, becoming models of faith and hope.

Video: Welcome Back – Safety Proceedures for Mass

Important Information on the Safe Reopening of the Parish to the Public 

  Click here for a letter to all parishioners from Msgr. Zapfel (6/8/2020) and for a list of our procedures for a safe return to public Masses.     

  • Public Masses have now resumed at 25% capacity.
  • ALL those who attend Mass MUST WEAR a MASK at every Mass.  Bring a mask that comfortably fits you.
  • Please attend Mass unless you are unhealthy or have serious underlying medical conditions.
  • All Masses will continue to be live streamed from St. Leo the Great website.  
  • A two page summary is sent with this letter.  Please read through the summary to help you be aware of the changes in attending Mass.
  • If you are able, please view the video we have made to give specific directions and to also help you feel comfortable when you attend Mass.  

 

  Weekly Updates    

Announcements for the Weekend of Sept 12th and 13th
 

Holy Hour of Song and Prayer: Everyone is invited to come to St. Leo the Great on Monday Sept. 21st at 7:00 P.M. for prayer; “Courage Dear Hearts.” During this challenging time let us come together before the Lord in prayer and allow Him to comfort our troubled hearts and fill us with courageous faith. This time of prayer will also be available on the parish live cam.

Re-establishment of a Parish Pastoral Council: In this week’s bulletin is the third article regarding the reestablishment and membership for the new council. Please take a copy home and consider being a part of the council. 

Religious Education Registration: Online registration is now available for all grade levels. Please take the opportunity to register your children online, at the St. Leo the Great website for the Fall semester.

Communion to the Homebound:  If you or a loved one would like a visit from a priest, please call the parish offices at 835-8905 and they would be happy to schedule a convenient time.

More the Merrier Book Club: Join your fellow parishioners in discussing a thought provoking books that will deepen and enliven your faith. Why Be Catholic?  Fr. Richard Rohr. If you have any questions or would like to sign-up, please see the bulletin for details. 

 


 Click here for online registration for Religious Education for 2020-21! 

 

St. Leo the Great Parish Center

Perfect for receptions, parties, graduations and many other events.