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Welcome to Our Lady of Charity! As a Roman Catholic Parish we strive to bring people to a closer encounter with Jesus through all that we do. Our Parish welcomes the stranger, the outcast, the forgotten and encourages all in their growth as disciples. Please know that you are always welcome here, and I hope you avail yourself of the many opportunities to grow in your personal relationship with Jesus at our parish.


Weekend Mass Schedule 


5:15pm Vigil (St. Ambrose Site)


9:30am (St. Ambrose Site) 

11:30am (Holy Family Site)

Daily Mass Schedule

Wednesday & Friday

8:30am (St. Ambrose Site)


6:30pm (Holy Family Site)

Adoration and Confessions starting at 5:30pm

Parish Office Hours 

The Parish Office is open Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 4:30pm (parish office closed 12:00pm - 12:30pm for lunch). If there is an emergency, please contact Fr. Bill Quinlivan, Pastor.  


Upcoming Events   


Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday: April 1/2

(Normal weekend Mass schedule)

Spy Wednesday: April 5

Tenebrae Service: 7:00pm (Holy Family Site)

A stunning candlelit prayer service commemorating the Seven Last Words of Christ. Presented by the OLCP Choir.

Holy Thursday: April 6

Morning Prayer: 9:00am (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Mass of the Lord's Supper: 7:00pm (Holy Family Site & St. Teresa)

All churches in the Catholic Family of South Buffalo will be open for prayer and adoration until 11:00pm.

Good Friday: April 7

Morning Prayer: 9:00am (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Passion: 3:00pm (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Stations of the Cross: 6:30pm (St. Ambrose Site)


Holy Saturday: April 8

Morning Prayer: 9:00am (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Blessing of Baskets: Noon (St. Martin of Tours), 1:00pm (St. Teresa)

Easter Vigil: 8:00pm (St. Martin of Tours)

Easter Sunday: April 9

(Normal Sunday Mass Schedule)

Pot o' Gold

May 6, 2023


Top prize - $10,000

(10) - $500 prizes


Next Early Bird Drawing:

Tax Day Drawing! – April 15 ($200)


Tickets - $30 each   

(each ticket admits one to the drawing party at St. Ambrose gym - 6:30pm)


Tickets on sale - Online by clicking HERE, after all weekend Masses, on our Facebook page, in person at Mineo’s Pizza, the Parish Office, or mail in ticket requests (please make sure name, address and phone are included) to: Our Lady of Charity Parish, 260 Okell St. Buffalo, NY 14220

Adding a self-addressed stamped envelope will get you entered into a mystery drawing!


(If you can help sell tickets, please see one of the ticket sellers or get some at the office

If we could ask every family to sell at least 3 tickets that would help make this fundraiser a huge success!)

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