St Mary's welcomes all to our humble country church with open arms and strong faith. Whether you are camping , hunting or out for a Sunday drive please stop by for Sunday mass.



All Masses will be held this week end at St. Mary's and St. Joseph's Church. A number of things are in place for every ones safety.  25% of capacity is allowed.  The pews , all surfaces and bathrooms are disinfected before the next mass.  Hand sanitizer is located at the doors.  All parishioners age 2 and above are to wear a face mask and social distance.  The pews are roped off to help maintain social distancing and the floors are marked to direct traffic.  Their will be no bulletins, missalettes or any handouts. 


Church events continue to be cancelled till further notice!



Check out the link below for the Forward in Faith:

Guidance for Returning to Parish Life.  These are

the guidelines for when the Parish reopens.





Catholics in the Diocese of Buffalo continue to be dispensed from obligation to attend Mass on Sundays.  Please continue to view a live streamed Mass. Those who do not receive communion are encouraged to make an Act of Spiritual Communion.


The link below will direct you to where you can watch

Masses in our Diocese



Here is the Link for Catholic Charity Services



Regular Mass Schedule

All Masses are suspended at this point


 St Mary's

   Sunday 11:15 AM

 St Joseph's Gowanda

  Saturday 4:30 PM

  Sunday  8:00 AM &

  9:00 AM



Check out this informative website.


S Joe's Gowanda Parish




Please call St Joseph's Rectory at  716 532-5100 for information. 









Whats New

 If you have not received emails or text messages from Father Innocent, Please notify the rectory at 257-9351, by leaving the information or a phone number

Dear friends, good evening! This evening I have the chance to enter your homes in a different way than usual. If you allow me, I would like to have a conversation with you for a few moments https://t.co/1AUA9zHkY3


Please help with the local community with the Faith in Action Community Outreach Team with collecting food items such as canned soup/Ramen Noodles; dried fruit/fruit snacks; cereal bars/granola bars or bottled water.  These items will be collected weekly and delivered to the Trading Post.  This is to help fill  back packs for our local children and families in need when the children are not in school.  The program runs from January through October.

In March the following items will be collected: cookies/crackers; small, individual boxes of cereal, shelf stable milk; canned meats/ravioli, ect

In April the following will be collected: Macaroni and cheese; fruit cups/applesauce; granola/cereal bars; juice boxes; ect


 Bulletin:  Check out the link below in the Diocesan Insert for live streamed Masses, Adoration and Station of the Cross. 

Diocesan Insert/Portals/1/31520diocesaninsert.pdf

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