Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish Community

We are always looking for new faces to join and volunteer for our various community programs.  As we like to say, “all are welcome as family” here at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church.

30 Week Club

The 30 Week Club is a fundraiser that provides fun, fellowship and entertainment for members.  The $30 fee gives ticket holders 11 chances to win cash prizes.  Drawings for the grand prizes are selected at a family style dinner held in the parish hall which includes music and a basket raffle.

Garden Angels

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Our mission is to design, plant and nurture the flowerbeds surrounding all of the buildings and in the Grotto. God sends us the sunshine, rain and blesses the work of our hands.  Our volunteers meet outside church on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10AM to Noon during the spring, summer and early fall.  Please join us occasionally or weekly.  We appreciate all the help we can get.

Holy Name

Our mission is to promote the spiritual welfare of the men of the parish by encouraging and assisting them in observing the practice of confraternity of the Most Holy Name of Jesus.  Our ministry is open to all men of the parish.

We meet on the first Tuesday of each month in the parish hall at 6:30PM.

Health Ministry

Our mission is to enhance our parish’s quality of life by helping to improve the health of our members as well as to emphasize wellness and preventive medicine to take control of their own healthAt our monthly coffee socials on the first Sunday of each month, our parish nurses are available to check your blood pressure and provide additional health information.

We also have a flu vaccine clinic in the fall.  Senior exercise classes are held every Tuesday morning at 10:30AM in the parish hall.

Ministry of Care

Our volunteer Eucharistic Ministers bring Eucharist to our parishioners that are homebound or in nursing facilities.

We also have volunteers that visit the sick regularly for companionship and connection to the parish.

Still, other volunteers deliver a rose and birthday card to people of the parish who are 80 years of age or older.  The cards and roses are delivered on Tuesdays for the birthdays of the week.

Parish Maintenance

We have two volunteer groups that help maintain parish property.

The purpose of “The Lord’s Housekeepers” is to see to the care and maintenance of the church interior.  They perform a variety of cleaning jobs, such as dust pews and statues, water plants and fill holy water fonts, to maintain the sanctuary and the church to create a clean and welcoming environment for church members and guests. We meet every Friday morning at 9AM in the church.  For more information, contact Suzi Hart (716) 695-6910.

The purpose of “The Grounds Gang” is to help the building and grounds manager to provide adequate maintenance and repairs to all parish properties to ensure a   safe environment for all parishioner, guests and staff.  If you have skills such as lighting, plumbing, carpentry, custodial and some time to help out, give our building and grounds manager a call.

Prayer Shawl

We craft shawls for others with devoted hands and prayerful hearts.  These shawls are given to anyone in need of hope, strength, healing, joy, comfort or peace.

Anyone can bring their knitting and crocheting to the rectory conference room on Wednesday from 1 PM to 2:30 PM or the second and third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM to 9 PM.  As we work on our shawls and “lap robes”, we pray, chat and bless our projects.

If you have any questions or know of someone who is in need of extra prayers, please contact Jeanne Gisel (716) 692-4803 or Suzi Hart (716) 695-6910.

Pierogi Makers

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Our volunteers work various days during the week to complete the various stages of pierogi making.  The busiest day is Monday morning.  If you would like to help, come join us any Monday and we will happily put you to work!

Contact: Parish Hall (716)-694-4767  Monday mornings ONLY

    PEROGIES are sold every Monday: 10:AM to Noon

    $12.00 A DOZEN

         We offer CHEESE, POTATO & CHEESE, and SAUERKRAUT.

        THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!

Our Lady of Czestochowa Church

Where all are welcome as Family