106 South Main Street
Albion, New York 14411
Parish Office: (585) 589-4243
Fax: (585) 589-0734
Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 14, 2018 Jesus reminds us that a much better treasure can be sought by following God’s commandments than anything that wealth affords us. How is God asking you to help to make known the value of His Kingdom? If God is calling you to a Church vocation call Fr. Andrew Lauricella at 716-847-5535.
Catholic Charities Chemical Dependency Treatment Program. If you or someone you know is struggling with an alcohol or drug addiction, this is your sign to receive help. Catholic Charities Chemical Dependency Treatment Program has immediate openings. Our outpatient program is NYS OASAS licensed and aims to treat addiction with a combination of therapy and medicine. More information on the program can be found at www.ccwny.org/services/outpatient-clinic.
Parenting Perspective. Children make mistakes. That’s natural. Of course you forgive them. For example, they may promise to never drink and drive again. Believe them. But don’t be blind to reality. Forgive but verify.
RETREAT IN DAILY LIFE
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius opens us to a greater awareness of God working in our lives. The practices are meant to be engaged with, rather than studied. Bring yourself((your imagination, memories, heart and intellect into this 30(week walk with Jesus.These and other programs are offered at Mercy Spirituality Center, just 36 miles away, right down the street from Rochester’s Highland Park. Call 473-6893 or email at email@example.com.
Roswell Park ‘Pastoral Care Visitors” Training Program - This program is designed to provide men and women of various faiths, ordained and non-ordained, with professional training in key theoretical, theological and practical approaches to pastoral care. Our Pastoral Care Director and faculty pursue a holistic approach to medicine and recognize the value of faith and its place in the healing process. We offer a Pastoral Care Visitors’ Training program which includes Part 1 - clinical pastoral experience and Part 2 - lecture series. For more information go to www.RoswellPark.org or 800-767-9355.
VOCATIONS We have great news! Jesus has come to liberate us from everything that brings despair. How is Jesus asking you to spread this good news? If God is calling you to a church vocation, call Fr. Andrew Lauricella at 716-847-5535. You can also check out the “Priest of the Month” stories on the website -- www.buffalovocations.org!
SPIRITUAL UPLIFT PACKAGE Feeling down or discouraged? Are you looking for ways to cope while down, or just some help? Contact the Office of Family Life Ministries for a free Spiritual Uplift Packet full of practical and easy-to-use resources, prayers, and ideas for help. For info or a packet call 716-847-2210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRO-LIFE OFFICE: US CATHOLIC BISHOPS-WORD OF LIFE: “Suicidal individuals - with our without a terminal illness - typically do not want to die: they want to escape what they perceive to be an intolerable situation, and they inaccurately believe that suicide is their only way out. “Every Suicide is Tragic,” www.goo.gl/KEXpR9.
ARE YOU AN OUT OF WORK JOB SEEKER?
Facing the challenges of being unemployed and working through this tough economy is tough enough. You don’t have to go it alone. Contact the Office of Family Ministries for a free packet containing practical resources, prayers, scripture support, and programs designed to support you on your journey. Call 716-847-2210 or email email@example.com.
Third Option Program helps you to find the joy in your marriage and live a happier, healthier life together. This is a skills-based workshop. Group meetings every third Sunday from 6-8 pm at Resurrection Life, 2145 Old Union Rd., Cheektowaga. Information from Carol at 716-937-9810 or www.res-life.com/the-third-option.
MERCY SPIRITUALITY CENTER IN ROCHESTER
Mercy Spirituality Center is a sacred place of peace and hospitality for those seeking spiritual enrichment while nourishing their spiritual and professional lives. They offer a variety of retreats, programs and days of reflection centered on Spirituality and Prayer, Creative Expression, Personal and Family Growth and Community and Justice. Whether you are “feeding your own soul” or helping your community to flourish, they have the programs to fit your path. Come reflect in silence or visit with others. All are welcome! 65 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 -- 585-473-6893 www.mercyspiritualitycenter.org
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). Every day there are things that remind us of our experiences of loss. Grief never takes a vacation. The Diocese Office of Family Life Ministries offers a packet, Coping with Seasons of Loss. For your FREE copy call 716-847-2210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief never takes a vacation. ‘Coping with Seasons of Loss’is a free packet filled with resources, insights, prayers and Scripture support. For your packet, contact the Office of Family Life Ministries at 716-847-2210 or email email@example.com.