Led by our Shepherd & Pastor Fr. Joseph Rogliano, the parishes of St. Mark and St. Rose of Lima serve the spiritual needs of Roman Catholics from North Buffalo and beyond. Linked since the Fall of 2010, the parishes operate independently, however over time, they are gelling into a North Buffalo Community of Faith. If you are seeking a place to find spiritual fulfillment, we encourage you to visit one of our parishes for a weekend mass. We believe you will find a vibrant community where all are welcome and where you will find yourself quickly at home.
Message from our Pastor
We were blessed on Monday, May 16th with the
presence of Bishop Malone, who conferred the Sacrament
of Confirmation on 31 of our high school
juniors. It was a glorious celebration of the Holy
Spirit. Congratulations to our Confirmation class
of 2016. God bless you!
Our Golf Tournament is fast approaching. Golfers,
and supporters, please note that this year the
tournament is on a Monday: July 11th. Flyers are
now available to sign up for sponsorships for foursomes.
Everything is pretty much the same as last
year, with just a slight bump in price ($10.00 increase
per golfer). Please call either rectory for
flyers or pick up at all church entrances. To those
who have golfed in the past couple of years, we will
be mailing your flyer, provided we have your address.
This tournament is the major fundraiser of
both of our parishes in the summer months. Looking
forward to our 6th gathering!
Friends, Bishop Malone has officially appointed
our beloved Fr. Suresh, Parochial Vicar of St.
Christopher’s Parish on Niagara Falls Boulevard.
If you are not familiar with St. Christopher’s, it is a
large parish of over 3500 families, with approximately
440 students in the school. Currently, the
parish only has one priest, the pastor, my friend Fr.
Jekielek. It has been pure joy to host and welcome
Fr. Suresh to our country and our diocese. My
thanks to all of you for making his entry into the
U.S. and Buffalo such a wonderful experience for
him. He will be sorely missed, but as you can tell
by the numbers, he is desperately needed. You may
see him from time to time, as we are keeping a
room for him on one of our campuses. God bless
Fr. Suresh! Our thoughts and prayers are with
God bless you in His love.
News & Upcoming Events
Lionheart Auction This year's Lionheart Auction will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016. Lionheart is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win either a Dell Inspiron Laptop (value $550) or a 43” Sharp Smart TV (value $350). Each raffle ticket costs only $10.00 each. St. Mark Lionheart is asking every family to purchase at least 2 Lionheart raffle tickets and sell an additional 5 tickets to family/friends. If you would like to purchase $10.00 raffle tickets, please contact the St. Mark School Office. Checks are payable to: St. Mark Lionheart
HOLD THE DATE – JULY 11, 2016 The 6th annual St Rose of Lima & St. Mark Golf Classic will be held July 11, 2016 at The Links at Ivy Ridge. The event is earlier than in past years and is on a Monday for the first time. More details will follow. If you have any questions, please contact Jim Davin in the rectory offices.