Albion, New York 14411  
Parish Office: (585) 589-4243  
Fax: (585) 589-0734  


Home Activities for Families with Children at
VibrantFaith@Home -

For Your Marriage with a variety of other resources - https://

Live Lent with Renew: Prayer, Reflection and Sharing on
Sunday Readings:

Three Minute Retreat -from Loyola Press https://

Weekly Home Lessons from Pflaum https://

What can be done with this compelled Sabbath moment from
Robert Barron

Give Us This Day is offering the opportunity for us to be praying together even when we are apart. They are offering free access to the March and April digital issues, a 60 day free access to their app, and you can also live stream daily Mass from Saint John's Abbey Just go

Living Faith provides daily devotions on line at

Living with Christ also provides on-line everything you need to prepare for Mass, to participate in Mass, and to reflect on the experience.

So begins a special Examen for Life During COVID-19.

Susan Haarman shares this adaptation of the Examen to our current situation on the blog of the Ignatian Solidarity

26 Catholic Books You Should Be Reading

1. The Catholic Bible (Of course! If you have a Protestant Bible, you are missing a few great books!)
2. The Spiritual Combat: and a Treatise on Peace of Soul by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli 
3. Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
4. The Lamb’s Supper by Dr. Scott Hahn
5. Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart by Jacques Philippe
6. Five Loaves & Two Fish by Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan
7. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis*
8The Silence of Mary by Ignacio Larranaga
9. The Road of Hope: A Gospel from Prison by Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan
10. The Bible Compass: A Catholic’s Guide to Navigating the Scriptures by Edward Sri*
11. The Christ of faith;: The Christology of the church by Karl Adam
12. Confessions by St. Augustine
13. Rediscover Catholicism by Matthew Kelly *
14.  Jesus of Nazareth by Pope Benedict XVI
15.  An Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales
16. My Sisters the Saints by Colleen Carroll Campbell
17.  The Thrill of the Chaste by Dawn Eden
18.  Story of a Soul by Therese de Lisieux 
19. Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus by Sherry Weddell
20. The Virtue Driven Life by Benedict J. Groeschel*
21. How to Listen When God Is Speaking: A Guide for Modern-Day Catholics by Fr. Mitch Pacwa*
22.  Tweeting with God: # Big Bang, Prayer, Bible, Sex, Crusades, Sin, Career by Michel Remery*
23. Finding True Happiness: Satisfying Our Restless Hearts (Happiness, Suffering, and Transcendence) by Fr. Robert Spitzer
24. Three to Get Married by Bishop Fulton Sheen
25. Be A Man!: Becoming the Man God Created You to Be by Fr. Larry Richards*
26. Crossing: Reclaiming the Landscape of Our Lives by Fr. Mark Barrett

Visit to search church and parish locations as well as updated worship and liturgical schedules. All times are checked and updated periodically by the Diocese.

Have Faith Buffalo - Explore Catholic Life in your 20s and 30s.

Rediscover: By Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis

Real Life Catholic

Catholic Grandparents Association

Children’s Rosary

Buffalo Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Any Given Sunday Project

Virtual Tour of Our Lady of Victory Basilica

American Life League

Ladies of Charity

How to Pray

Queen of Peace Healing Ministry

Catholic Biblical Studies

Bible Gateway

Catholic Bible Online

The Catechism of the Catholic Church - the Catechism online

The Code of Canon Law

Catholic Answers - great Catholic apologetic resources

National Catholic Register - national Catholic newspaper

Catholic Culture - Catholic news, events, articles and resources

Catholic Fidelity - great catholic resources on apologetics and more

Catholic First - loads of Catholic resources

Catholic Saints - data base on Catholic saints, patrons and  feast days

Ignatius Press - publisher of excellent Catholic books and DVD's  

Well known prayers

Catholic Parents

Daily Mass Readings

Catholic Hierarchy - Current and historical information about bishops and dioceses Home of the world's foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society

Catholic Cemeteries

Catholic Health System

Compilation of WNY Catholic Ministries

Diocesan Evangelization Site - partly funded by a grant from Our Sunday Visitor, includes resources, available programs, a video of faith stories,ideas for evangelization teams, one-on-one evangelization strategies, a selected bibliography and more. 

By Topic


American Catholic - The homepage of the Franciscan magazine, St.Anthony Messenger, this site offers a sampler from e-cards to movie reviews tosaint of the day.

Catholic Answers - One of the largest Catholic lay apologetics site, it also offeres links to the original Catholic encyclopedia and This Rock magazine archives.

Catholic Biblical Apologetics - This website surveys the origin and development of Roman Catholic Christianity from the period of the apostolic church, through the post-apostolic church and into the conciliar movement.

The Catholic Encyclopedia - This includes online text of the original 15volumes of history, teaching and general information from the 1917 Catholic Encyclopedia. It's excellent for historical research, but does not reflect modern thought or teaching.

Catholic Online- A comprehensive site with news, links, saints, directories and Scripture. It offers and easily searchable database.


Catholic Charities - Network of social service organizations in the United States

Catholic Network of Volunteer Service - Listing of more than 200 volunteer opportunities in the

United States and oversea.

Catholic Relief Services - The official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic community.


Catholic Culture - Information on Catholic life sponsored by Trinity Communications.

Catholic Forum- A forum and discussion area for Catholics.


Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Catholic Educator's Resource Center - Free resources for Catholic catechists

Catholic Educator's Resource Center - Resource library of the Church's moral and social teachings

Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers - Information for Catholic homeschoolers

Ministry to Children

Seton Home Study School -Largest Catholic home schooling program in the United States


Veritas Financial Ministers - Financial advice from a faithful Catholic perspective


Catholic First- Prayers, saints, Scripture, Church teachings

Catholic Treasury - Catholic beliefs, prayers, spiritual teaching

Daily Gospel- The daily readings, psalm and saint of the day in a free, personalized email.

Vatican Information Service - The daily newsletter from the Holy See Press Office is available through free subscription. You can choose from several languages.

Zenit -Daily news from the international news agency Zenit can be received via email subscription.


Catholic Doors - Midi music of favorite Catholic hymns

Fisheaters -Clean Catholic jokes

Greeting Cards- Free online e-cards with Catholic inspiration


Daybreak TV

Pro Multis Catholic Book & Gift Center

Western New York Catholic Newspaper

WLOF Catholic Radio


The Mary Page -Home of the largest collection of materials on Mary, from the University of Dayton in Ohio.

Sodality of Our Lady


A Catholic Bible App That Will Revolutionize Your Experience With Holy Scriptures

Michael Stark is the Executive Producer of the Truth & Life Bible.  

A Comprehensive List of Catholic Podcasts for Every Interest

Breadbox Media, is a one-of-a-kind, Catholic-based, spiritually-focused, national podcast network.

Catching Foxes, College friends Luke and Gomer discuss faith and culture in this podcast, often with interviews of other Catholics in casual, funny, and occasionally explicit ways.

Catholic Answers Focus, Podcast interviewing leaders of our Catholic faith and discussing current events.  

Catholic Answers Live, A two-hour radio program hosted by Cy Kellet and important Church scholars and leaders discusses pretty much any topic with an open invitation to call in (1-888-31-TRUTH). Tune-in on their AM or FM stations, the internet (, Sirius Satellite Radio 130, or pick a podcast of the recorded shows.

Catholic Comments, Twelve years of podcasts are archived for listeners to enjoy and learn about the faith through anything from art to ethics.

Catholic Stuff You Should Know, Answering Pope Benedict XVI’s 2010 call to reach out through technology, four priests host this “consciously unprofessional” podcast show, bantering while leading “lighthearted explorations into various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.”

Council of Trent, Trent Horn’s apologetics podcast to help you understand your faith and understand the world a little better without losing your faith.

The Crunch Catholic Podcast, Ethan and Patrick host this podcast entertaining podcast that incorporates testimony into their conversations while “chewing on all things Catholic.”

Diapers and Disciples, A weekly podcast where Amber hosts a guest and is “changing the world, one diaper at a time.”

Do Something Beautiful, Leah Darrow, former model, is a Catholic speaker and writer, who hosts this podcast “to inspire women to do something beautiful with their lives.”

EWTN, Who doesn’t want to listen to Mother Angelica? The television channel ministry she founded also has a radio station, which hosts many programs throughout the day.

Father Mike Schmitz, He is one of the most popular Catholics on YouTube and one of six Ascension Presents podcasts, where you can find his audio.   

Father Roderick, A Dutch Catholic priest hosts this  podcast about “movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi, and minimalism.” Yes, all that with a priest!

Fountains of Carrots, Christy Isinger and Haley Stewart interview women, drink coffee, and talk about faith, books, culture, and “whatever strikes their fancy.”

Good Things Radio, Brooke Taylor focuses on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of motherhood, married life, cooking, pop culture, special needs children, friendship and love for the Catholic faith.

How-to Catholic, Kevin and Lisa Cotter, former FOCUS ministers, created this podcast to help everyone become a saint by living the faith practically in daily life.

Lanky Guys: The Word on the Hill, Fr. Peter Mussett and Scott Powell review all the readings from the Catholic Sunday Mass and are self-described on their Facebook page as “two utterly brilliant and charmingly witty Catholic theologians”.

Letter to Women: Exploring the Feminine Genius, This bi-weekly podcast hosted by Chloe Langr interviews Catholic women about how they “live out the feminine genius.” It is a response to Saint Pope John Paul’s II’s “Letter to Women.”

Pray-As-You-Go, This is a prayer podcast, which you can find as an app. It brings you daily prayer sessions so that no matter what you are with Jesuit material.  

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, This podcast is a part of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, which promotes the study of Scripture. The podcast features Dr. Scott Hahn, who ties the Sunday readings together.

The Catholic Hipster, Interviewing people in Catholic media about being Catholic and evangelizing Catholics, Tommy Tighe of The Catholic Hipster and Sarah Vabulas of The Catholic Drinkie, talk about being “hipster Catholics.”

The Catholic Man Show, Fulfilling a need they saw for Catholic radio for men, Adam Miniham and David Niles created this relatable and funny about living virtuously in three parts—A Manly Drink, A Manly Gear, and A Manly Topic.

The Catholic Playlist, Want to listen to Catholic music? Check out this podcast here:

The Chimney, “The brand new podcast from the Catholic Hipster bringing you everything trending in Catholic Social media.”

The Jennifer Fulwiler Show, Interview, current events, and just looking at life, Catholic convert Jennifer Fulwiler hosts this show. This can also be found on SiriusXM Radio.  

The Word on Fire Show, podcast, Choose from over 130 podcasts on interesting, relevant, and Catholic topics presented by Bishop Robert Baron as a part of Word on Fire ministry. The site includes description and outline of the podcasts for your convenience.


Relevant Talk radio


Daybreak Television Progamming


An App you might you might be interested in:

Laudate - Daily Mass Readings (with Saint of the Day and Reflections). Liturgy of Hours, Latin Liturgy of Hours, Latin Mass, New American Bible, interactive Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Seven Sorrows Rosary, Chaplet of St. Michael, Franciscan Crown Rosary, Latin Rosary, Latin Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Servite Rosary, Chaplet of Sacred Heart, multiple Stations of the Cross, searchable prayers and latin prayers with English translation. Daily Bible Verse on Dialy Readings screen. Douay-Rheims Bible for offline use. Daily Prayer on main screen. Multiple podcasts for daily meditations and Rosary. Catechism of Catholic Church with ability to bookmark and share. My Prayers lets you store your own prayers and move them between iPad and iPhone. Confession guides through sacrament of reconciliation. Vatican documents: 2nd Vatican Council, Code of Canon Law and more.

This app is only available for iPhones
Click here for more information

You Tube Channels

Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing entertaining, faith-filled, and dynamic presenters straight to your newsfeed. By providing engaging content for our audience that reflects the good, the true and the beautiful we hope to bring their hearts closer to Christ.

Bishop Robert Barron: Brief and insightful commentaries on faith and culture by Catholic theologian and author Bishop Robert Barron. The videos complement his weekly sermons posted and podcasted at

Brian Holdsworth: “A creative professional and struggling thinker making videos on topics that I find interesting. If you do too, then please subscribe and interact with the ideas too.”

Catholic Answers is an apostolate dedicated to serving Christ by bringing the fullness of Catholic truth to the world. We help good Catholics become better Catholics, bring former Catholics “home,” and lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the faith.

The Institute of Catholic Culture: An adult catechetical organization, faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and dedicated to the Church’s call for a new evangelization. The Institute offers education programs structured upon the classical liberal arts and offers opportunities in which authentic Catholic culture is experienced and lived. You can find over 400 hours of audio and video programs – all available for free – in the ICC library at our web site,

EWTN: Enough said!

Fr. John Hollowell: Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. “I love football, my family, and my Faith, in reverse order!”

Dr. Taylor Marshall: Regular (weekly) videos. For more Catholic theology and free study resources, please visit

New Catholic Generation: A website founded in Steubenville featuring Catholic teen and young adult vloggers from around the world.

Sensus Fidelium: A collection of Catholic homilies, apologetic videos, & other resources to grow in the One True Faith.

Emily Wilson, a woman on a mission to help other women believe in themselves more. She posts videos every Tuesday to answer your questions about navigating life as a woman in society, gives real talk pep talks for struggles particular to women.



Catholic Families Web Site

Catholic Youth Web Site

EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network)

New York State Catholic Conference


Catholic Prayers - Nearly 3,000 Catholic prayers from ancient to modern times

Ebreviary -Daily Liturgy of the Hours

Novenas - Alist of 182 novenas on virtually every topic imaginable

Universalis- Office of Readings(British website, so texts and feast days may differ somewhat from U.S. Texts)


Biblia Clerus- Sacred Scripture, its interpretation in light of Sacred Tradition and the

teachings of the magisterium with appropriate theological commentary andexegis.

Catholic Liturgical Library - All things related to the Latin rite of the liturgy

Code of Canon Law - Entire code of canon law online - History of Catholicism in the United States

Catholic Biblical Association of America - Association for scholarly study in Scripture

Papal Encyclicals - An extensive collection of papal encyclicals and other papal documents from the current pope back to Pope Honorius (1226)


Americans United for Life - Pro-Life information

Couple to Couple League - Information on natural family planning

Human Life International - International pro-life organization

National Right to Life - The ultimate goal of the National Right to Life Committee is to restore legal protection
  to innocent human life.

Pure Love Club -Abstinence education from Catholic Answers


Catholic Shrines - List of all Catholic shrines in the United States

Divine Mercy- Information about the devotion to Divine Mercy

Haglographies -Biographies of many of the saints of the Catholic Church

Index of Patron Saints - Ideal for confirmation names

Lourdes - Official site of the shrine at Lourdes,with online prayer requests

Online Guide to Saint Benedict of Nursia - The life of St.Benedict and instruction on Benedictine theology and modern monasticism

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas- Extensive information on Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City


New American Bible - New American Bible online with search engine

Prayer Text

Scripture Catholic - Two thousand Scripture citations from the Old and New Testaments defend the Church's teachings

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology - Resources for Bible study from Scott Hahn


The Catholic Company - Books, gifts and statues that are uniquely Catholic

Restored Traditions - Famous religious art work from great Catholic artists over the centuries

Sacred Silks- Art inspired by the sacred places of the world

Stella Maris Books - Books, gifts, hard-to-find liturgical items, statues


Association of Hebrew Catholics - Designed to preserve the identity and heritage of Catholics of Jewish origin within the Church

Café Theology- Faith-sharing website for young Catholic adults

Canon Law -Dr. Edward Peters' canon law resources Cantemusdomino - Resources for sacred liturgical music

Catholic Come Home - Ministry for fallen-away Catholics who wish to return to the Church

Catholics in the Military - Site for Catholics serving in the armed forces,their families and loved ones

Catholic Jobs- Job listings in Catholic organizations

Catholic Match- Catholic singles and dating site

Catholic Moms

Catholic Youth Networking - Networking site for Catholic youth

Courage -For men and women who wish to live chaste lives in accordance with the Church's teaching on homosexuality. There is a link to Encourage, a ministry for parents and siblings of people with same-sex attraction. -Site of St. Joseph's Covenant Keepers,a site for husbands and dads

Family Life Center International - Articles on faith and family life with Catholic emphasis

Mirror of Justice - Blog dedicated to Catholic legal theory.

Your Aging Parent - Spiritual resources and information for Catholic caregivers


Adoration Chapel - A 24-hour webcam at St. Martin of Tours Church in Louisville, KY

Sacred Space - Online daily prayer and Scripture from the Irish Jesuits

Mass Times - Times and places of Masses around the world


Christ the King Seminary

Diocese of Buffalo Vocations Office

General Vocations Information

Religious Communities of Men in Buffalo

Religious Communities of Women in Buffalo

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Vocations Website

Vocation Boom!