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LUDOWA NUTA TO SING AT 10:30 MASS ON DECEMBER 4, SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, WHICH IS ALSO OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE & PLACEK SALE with BASKET RAFFLE!

At this Mass and as part of our 125th Anniversary celebration we are pleased to have the well known Polish Canadian Folk Choir of Hamilton, Ludowa Nuta, provide music. The … Continue reading

November 28, 2016

WEEKLY ADVENT SERIES STARTS NOVEMBER 27 FOLLOWING 10:30 MASS

Nov 27: First Sunday: How do we come together to climb the Lord’s mountain? Deacon John Gaulin, Our Lady of Pompeii. In Parish Center following 10:30 Mass; light lunch to … Continue reading

November 23, 2016

PHOTOS FROM ANNIVERSARY MASS NOVEMBER 20, 2016

IT WAS A GREAT DAY FOR ST JOHN KANTY PARISH FOR THE KICKOFF MASS TO OUR YEAR LONG CELEBRATION OF 125 YEARS AS A PARISH COMMUNITY! MULTIPLE CELEBRATIONS WERE INCLUDED: … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

OPENING MASS FOR ST JOHN KANTY YEAR LONG CELEBRATION OF 125 YEARS TAKES PLACE AT 10:30 MASS ON NOVEMBER 20!

All parishioners, alumni and friends of St John Kanty are invited to join us at 10:30 Mass on November 20 for the opening event/Mass of the year long celebration for … Continue reading

November 17, 2016

ON NOVEMBER 5 AT 4 P.M.: GOLD STAR MOTHERS VETERANS MASS

We are happy that The Gold Star Mothers, a private nonprofit organization of American mothers who have lost sons or daughters in combat in the United States Armed Forces, will … Continue reading

November 2, 2016

TEAM PIEROGI AT DOMINICAN NUNS BAZAAR OCTOBER 15!

Team Pierogi has been busy making our famous pierogi for the Dominican Nuns October Bazaar! They will be offered both with lunch and also sold frozen, six to a package…Farmers … Continue reading

October 10, 2016

St John Kanty Troop 107 is looking for a few good young men interested in the Boy Scout experience: Recruitment Nights September 29 and October 6!

St John Kanty Parish Troop 107, alive and well since 1925, will hold Open House and Gym Night Thursday, September  29 and Thursday October 6 at 7 p.m. in the … Continue reading

September 22, 2016

THIS FRIDAY-SATURDAY-SUNDAY: FUNRAISER WEEKEND AT BROADWAY DRIVING RANGE & MINI GOLF!

It’s going to be GREAT WEATHER on FRIDAY…and hopefully Saturday and Sunday will be drier than the weather forecasters predict? Here is your opportunity to help out SJK: with your … Continue reading

September 14, 2016

INTRODUCING OUR NEWEST SAINT…

SAINT TERESA OF CALCUTTA “Not all of us can do great things, But we can do small things with great Love” ~Mother Teresa

September 4, 2016

MOTHER TERESA HOME DEDICATED AUGUST 25!

A few photos from the Mass and Dedication of the Mother Teresa Home…thanks to the many helping hands that made this a reality. At the encouragement of Pope Francis, and in celebration … Continue reading

August 26, 2016

GET YOUR MEAT RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

Tickets are available in church before and after weekend Masses. In order for the workers to plan, you are encouraged to get your tickets now! Meat Raffles are A LOT OF … Continue reading

August 20, 2016

AN INVITATION FROM THE MOTHER TERESA HOME

The Mother Teresa Home will open at a dedication on August 25, the vigil of Mother Teresa’s birthday. Mass will be offered by Bishop Richard Malone at 4:00 pm at … Continue reading

August 14, 2016

THIS WEEKEND: JULY 30-31, CELEBRATE BUFFALO IN BLOOM AND GARDENWALK BUFFALO WITH A VISIT TO THE SECRET GARDENS AT SJK!

Both Buffalo in Bloom and Gardenwalk Buffalo will be in full swing this weekend! In concert with both of these organizations, a very small group of indiviuals at SJK has   for … Continue reading

July 29, 2016

SJK’s AMERICAN FLAG BLESSED AT TROOP 107’S CLOSING CEREMONY AT CAMP SCHOELLKOPF

Friday, July 22 was the last day of summer camp for Troop 107 at Camp Schoellkopf. In addition to the usual end of week activities of distribution of badges earned … Continue reading

July 27, 2016

ST JOHN KANTY: A HARD BOILED PARISH?

In 1941 the article below appeared in The Commonweal. Commonweal, founded in 1924, is the oldest independent lay Catholic journal of opinion in the United States. It was credited with helping to … Continue reading

July 25, 2016

JOIN US FOR OUR TRADITIONAL TRIDUUM TO ST ANN: JULY 23-24-25

OUR ANNUAL TRIDUUM to ST ANN is July 23-24-25 To honor St. Ann, mother of Mary and Grandmother of Jesus, please  join us on Saturday, July 23 at 4 o’clock Mass,  Sunday, … Continue reading

July 21, 2016

MEAT RAFFLE TO BE HELD AUGUST 27 AT GLAB POS

  The Parish Community of St John Kanty/St Adalbert will sponsor a Meat Raffle Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Matthew Glab Post No 1477, 1965 Abbott Road, Lackawanna. Meat Raffles … Continue reading

July 19, 2016

POLISH AMERICAN ARTS FESTIVAL JULY 14-17

The Polish American Arts Festival will take place July 14-17 in Cheektowaga Town Park. There will be many vendors as well as representation from the East side churches: Corpus Christi, St … Continue reading

July 14, 2016

JOIN US FOR MASS SUNDAY JUNE 19 AS WE WISH ALL FATHERS A VERY HAPPY FATHERS DAY!

A Father’s Day Prayer…

June 17, 2016

WITH MANY THANKS TO MANY PEOPLE!

It is the day after our annual Polka Mass & Summerfest, and the sun is shining…really! Despite the less than ideal weather (it REALLY wasn’t that bad!), we had a … Continue reading

June 6, 2016

IF YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN TO A POLKA MASS…SUNDAY IS YOUR CHANCE! HEAR ‘RARE VINTAGE’ AT ST JOHN KANTY THIS SUNDAY, FOLLOWED BY OUR SUMMERFEST!

If you have never been to a Polka Mass…now is the time! Sunday, June 5 at 10:30, hear the popular Polka band ‘Rare Vintage’ in a return engagement to St … Continue reading

June 1, 2016

PARISHIONER BOB KOZA RECIPIENT OF NATIONAL AWARD FROM AMERICAN LEGION FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCOUTING

At the May 26 meeting of Troop 107 ‘Mr Bob’, ‘God-loving Bob’, known to most of us as Bob Koza, was presented with the American Legion and Scouting Square Knot … Continue reading

May 31, 2016

MEMORIAL DAY 2016:To our men and women in uniform, past, present and future: God bless you, and THANK YOU!

To our men and women in uniform, past, present and future: God bless you, and THANK YOU!

May 30, 2016

POLKA MASS, SUMMERFEST & MORE … JUNE 5!

The countdown to Summerfest has begun! Sunday, June 5, at St John Kanty Church, rain or shine! Join us at 10:30 for a polka Mass by Rare Vintage, then come … Continue reading

May 29, 2016

ROSARY SOCIETY BAKE SALE TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY APRIL 30 AND SUNDAY MAY 1

The Rosary Society will be holding a bake sale before and after Masses on April 30 and May 1. Proceeds from the last bake sale in February were used to purchase … Continue reading

April 22, 2016