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8:30 Mass in Corfu on Sunday, August 14th will be held outside under the tent in the parking lot.

This is the feast day of our patron saint, St. Maximilian Kolbe.

The sanctuary candles this week will burn for * Judy Balonek * E. Pembroke and * Dec. Members of June and Gervasi Families * Corfu

Saturday     August 6th – Corfu 

5:00PM        Patrick Bodkin ~ Joan Barton

Sunday        August 7th

8:30AM       Corfu – Fredy Wells ~ John and Patty

11:00AM     EP –Michael & Helen Kokot ~ Doug and Sylvia Kohorst

Monday       August 8th – Corfu 

8:00AM        Dee Bielec ~ Larry and Donna Coughlin

Tuesday       August 9th E. Pembroke

8:00AM        Regina Haxton ~ Paul Oberlander

Wednesday  August 10th – Corfu

7:00PM        Joan Oles ~ Jack and Family

7:30PM        Adoration

Thursday      August 11th – E. Pembroke

8:00AM        Myrtle Gilbert ~ Operation St. Nicholas

Start of 40 Hours of Devotion

7:00PM        St. Maximilian Kolbe Parishioners

Friday         August 12th – Corfu

8:00AM      Rev. James L. Fugle ~ Pat and Cathy Feldman

Saturday     August 13th – Corfu 

End of 40 Hours of Devotion

Noon            Anniversary Remembrance of Ed and Anna Sobolewski ~ Bob and Linda Kalczynski

5:00PM        Rhonda Lynn Reeves ~ Mary Herec

Sunday        August 14th

8:30AM       Corfu – Anna and George Wells ~ Don and Agnes Nelson

11:00AM     EP –John Davis ~ Rick and Bettina Jensen

MONDAY, AUGUST 8TH

ST. MAX PIE AND BAKED GOODS SALE AT THE CORFU FARMER’S MARKET

ALL money raised will go to the Hunger Walk supporting the Corfu Food Pantry and Pembroke Weekend Bagged Meal Program

Please consider baking something for the sale or come and buy a delicious dessert!

Jesus Walks with Us

In connection with their 175th Anniversary, the Diocese of Buffalo has requested that every parish put their faith into action and help to shape the communities in which we live to reflect the Kingdom of God. To Serve each other, especially those in need, is to serve Christ. There will be a Diocesan-wide day of service on October 22nd (although each parish may choose their own day).

St. Max will participate in the Day of Service by having a “team” that will walk in the Hunger Walk sponsored by the Corfu United Presbyterian Church on August 27th which will benefit our community through donations used at the Corfu Food Pantry and Pembroke School Bagged Lunch Program. If you would like to be a part of our team sign up with Sue at the parish office.  If you sign up before August 14th and commit to donating at least $20, you will receive a “St. Max Parish – Jesus Walks With Us” t-shirt to wear on the day of the walk.

Feeding the hungry is one of the seven Corporal Works of Mercy, which provide a model for how we should treat our neighbors. This is your opportunity to love your neighbor by helping your community, have some fun with friends and make new ones!

Your prayers for our sick parishioners and friends are deeply appreciated and are very important. You will find a listing near the back of the church of the people that need our prayers.

PLEASE PRAY FOR the ongoing purification of our diocese and the worldwide Church, 122 million fallen away Catholics, those contemplating abortion, those contemplating suicide, the souls in Purgatory, those suffering from drug and/or alcohol addictions and their families, all those who are passed through our prayer chain and all those who are sick, including: All those affected by the Corona Virus, Jean Hojnowski, Shirley & Tony Mortellaro, Marty Galczynski, Julia Gervasi, Brandon Walker, Al and Noreen Platten, Suzanne Zbrzezny, Bill and Dianna Loveric, Jo Clair Surman, Joe Wolf, Millie Mruczek, Bob and Alicia Mangola, Joanne Winkelman, Bill Paige, Dorothy, Karen Ryan, Mary Kay Borkowski, Heather, Julie D’Amico, Emily Wachowski, Dan Kensy and Family, Gail M., Agnes and Don Nelson, David Fino, Mike Misterantino, Matt Yoeder, Tony Kutter, Jim Java, Pappert Family, Diane Deleo, Gary Marsick, Joyce Salvo, Daniel Bogden, David Bogden, Kevin Fox, Rose Kadziolka, Brady James, Diana Piegzyk, Isabella Oberlander, Kathy Urban, David Smith, Rose K., Benjamin Foster, Robby Bruce, Gina Nowak, Robert Kicak, Steven Deleo, Alice Humble, Alyssa Burkhardt, Pastor Rob Andreas, Bruce C. and Stephen Barrow.

Please contact the parish office if you would like someone added to the list and let us know when your loved one may be removed from this list. Names will appear for three months, after that time please notify us if their condition continues.

Our Parish Forty Hours of Devotion in honor of our Patron, St. Maximilian Kolbe, (whose Feast Day is August 14th), will begin on Thursday, August 11th at the 7:00PM Mass and end on Saturday, August 13th at the Noon Mass (East Pembroke).

Plan on spending at least an hour with Our Lord. In a world so full of noise, it’s so important to spend some time in peace and quiet with God.

The benefits are priceless!

Schedule:

7:30pm August 11th – 11:30am August 13th Continuous Adoration

August 11th

7:30pm – Rosary led by Legion of Mary, Spouse of Joseph

7:30pm-8:30pm – Confessions

August 12th

3pm – Divine Mercy Hour and Divine Mercy Chaplet

6:30pm – Rosary led by Legion of Mary, Spouse of Joseph, Evening Prayer, Reflection and Litany to St. Maximilian Kolbe with Fr. Patryk

7:30pm – 8:30pm – Confessions

August 13th

11:45 Benediction followed by a special Mass and Litany in Honor of St. Maximilian Kolbe

The Chosen – Another Showing

The Chosen is the first-ever multi season series about the life of Christ. A charismatic fisherman drowning in debt. A troubled woman wrestling with real daemons. A gifted publican ostracized by his family and his people. Come and see Jesus through the eyes of those that met him.

As part of the weekly Bible Study the first season of The Chosen will be shown on 8 consecutive Wednesday mornings at 9:30AM at the East Pembroke Church Rectory starting on August 17th. All are welcome.

For questions or more information call the Church office or Elle Fronckowiak 716-474-0152.

The sanctuary candles this week will burn for * Judy Balonek * E. Pembroke and * St. Maximilian Kolbe Parishioners * Corfu

Saturday     July 30th – Corfu 

5:00PM        Karen Reeb ~ Linda Ianni

Sunday        July 31st

8:30AM       Corfu – Merritt Davis ~ John and Patty

11:00AM     EP –Theresa Seweryniak ~ Daryl and Joyce Kohorst

Monday       August 1st – Corfu 

8:00AM        Maureen Hilbert ~ St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish

Tuesday       August 2nd E. Pembroke

8:00AM        Regina Haxton ~ Kathy Warren

Wednesday  August 3rd – Corfu

7:00PM        Joe Miner ~ Joan Miner

7:30PM        Adoration

Thursday      August 4th – E. Pembroke

8:00AM        Rev. James Fugle ~ Bill and Dolores Brick

1st Friday     August 5th  – E. Pembroke

10:00AM      Corneila Schiefer ~ Brian and Jan Schiefer

Saturday     August 6th – Corfu 

5:00PM        Patrick Bodkin ~ Joan Barton

Sunday        August 7th

8:30AM       Corfu – Fredy Wells ~ John and Patty

11:00AM     EP –Michael & Helen Kokot ~ Doug and Sylvia Kohorst

The sanctuary candles this week will burn for * Judy Balonek * E. Pembroke and * Active Military and Veterans * Corfu

Saturday     July 23rd – Corfu 

5:00PM        Jerome P. Meyer ~ Rita and Family

Sunday        July 24th

8:30AM       Corfu – Frances Mullen ~ Steve and Nancy Pratt

11:00AM     EP –John Davis ~ Bill and Dolores Brick

Monday       July 25th – Corfu 

8:00AM        Rev. James Fugle ~ Legion of Mary, Spouse of Joseph

Tuesday       July 26th E. Pembroke

8:00AM        Leo Seweryniak ~ St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish

Wednesday  July 27th – Corfu

7:00PM        Dee Bielec ~ Ken and Michelle Chrzanowski

7:30PM        Adoration

Thursday      July 28th  – E. Pembroke

8:00AM        100th Birthday Remembrance for Ruth Gear ~ St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish

Friday         July 29th  – Corfu

8:00AM        Tom Dills ~ Librock Family

Saturday     July 30th – Corfu 

5:00PM        Karen Reeb ~ Linda Ianni

Sunday        July 31st

8:30AM       Corfu – Merritt Davis ~ John and Patty

11:00AM     EP –Theresa Seweryniak ~ Daryl and Joyce Kohorst

Do you feel like you can’t “find God”?

What if he is waiting for you right where you are?

In this intimate and down-to-earth book, Catholic mom, Danielle Bean, encourages women of all stages of life to slow down and experience the little whispers of God that are present in their everyday moments.

Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday is an invitation to be everyday mystics, finding extraordinary encounters with God in our ordinary days. If we will be attentive, there is space for grace to speak to our hearts, leading us closer to our Lord, even as we care for the many needs we encounter in the vocation of marriage and family life.

If you are interested in attending this women’s book discussion on Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, sign up with Sue at the parish office.  Discussions will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm in the Corfu rectory beginning Tuesday, September 13thPlease pre-register so a book can be ordered for you and delivered prior to the first discussion.

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