Community Life Ministries

Access Faith

This group helps our parish to Open Doors through accessibility, Open Minds by Awareness and Open Hearts to Ministry for and with our brothers and sisters with disabilites. Read more here.


Hopekeepers is a Christian support group for people dealing with a chronic illness and/or pain. Through scripture and prayer the group will share faith and hope in living with the challenges of chronic illness & pain. Contact Chris Anspach at 689-0840 or email

The Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, fraternal men's organization founded by Father Michael J. McGivney. The order is based on four degrees: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. The Knights are, as our Pope refers to it, the right hand of the Pastor and Parish. For more information, please contact Mike Eggers at

M.O.R.E. Catholic Marriage Ministry

Making Our Relationship Extraordinary - This ministry provides an opportunity for married couples of all ages to gather in an environment that supports, nurtures and encourages healthy discussion on real topics pertinent to marriages today. Opportunities for larger gatherings that support marriages dealing with specific topics take place throughout the year. Contact: Al & Willow Leto at or Joanna & Chris Robertson at


Scouting opportunities for girls and boys are offered by parishioner leaders.


Members 55 years and older meet the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 2 PM at St. Edmund Campus. The current president, Sandy Radens, (716) 691-7389, will gladly answer any questions or concerns. Their meetings often feature speakers and presentations that are informative and entertaining. The Seniors strive for social contact, personal enrichment, and travel opportunities. Please note that there is a minimul annual dues for each senior.

For more information, call our "hotline" at (716) 833-8383 for timely updates and announcements.

Special Events

The Women's Retreat , Lenten fish fry, Summerfest and other parish events focus bringing together parishioners and members of the larger community.

Youth Group (SWAT)

WHAT IS SWAT? SWAT is our youth ministry for 8th-12th grades.

SWAT is for teens who have been Sent by the Spirit to Worship And Transform the world around them.  SWAT allows you to get together with your friends and the youth of the parish to talk, play games and sports, do different service activities, and have fun.

All 8th-12th graders are welcome at SWAT events!