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Operation Buffalo: AUGUST 1-13, 2011

"OPERATION BUFFALO" is a diocesan-wide project to revitalize Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Buffalo NY.  The first step will be to prepare the parish rectory and Church for the assignment of a full-time priest. This will be a "good fruit" made possible by the VISION FOR OUR FUTURE through financial assistance provided by Distinguished Diocesan Benefactors dedicated to "support for existing parishes."

What is it all about?

There's work to be done!  We'll begin on MONDAY, AUGUST 1st and work daily through SATURDAY, AUGUST 13th.  Willing hearts-and-hands are needed to clean, repair, and prepare the way for the building up of Saints Peter and Paul parish.  A plan of action will be developed by a professional building contractor.  Materials will be obtained and pre-positioned on-site so volunteers will have everything they need to get the job done.  Supervision will ensure that the talents of volunteers are put to best use and their time is productive.  God willing, shortly after OPERATION BUFFALO concludes the parish will welcome their new pastor and begin a new page in their life of service to Christ and His Holy Church.

"Because of declining membership, an aged population and limited funds over the past few years, much of the parish complex has fallen into disrepair. This diocesan-wide appeal for willing and able workers to help restore whatever they can will go a long way in ensuring the future of the community."

 ~ Bishop Michael ~

What can I do?

We're looking for volunteers to accomplish OPERATION BUFFALO.  Any adult 18 years of age or older is invited to participate. Whether you can offer one day, two days, a week or more ... your efforts will be truly appreciated and essential to the success of this ambitious project.  Overnight accommodations for 8 men are available by reservation.

OK ... how do I sign up?

To offer your assistance or to obtain more information, contact:

Father Ken James Stavrevsky ~ or ~ Bill Cavalcanti

frski@rochester.rr.com    wcaval@rochester.rr.com

585-770-3496                     585-507-2785

As the beginning of OPERATION BUFFALO draws closer, information will be shared with you concerning the possibility of overnight accommodations and meals.  When a complete list of jobs and tasks is developed, you may wish to bring some of your favorite tools along with you.

Download and Print the Project Flyer
Take a Visual Tour!

Church, Church Hall, and Rectory

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Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church

45 Ideal Street
Buffalo NY 14206




UPCOMING EVENTS
On the Diocesan Calendar

 

June 5, 2016

   NY State Deanery

   DDB Appreciation

   Dinner

  invitation & details >

  RSVP: jjchupeck@gmail.com >

Basil Leaf Ristorante

3920 Brewerton Road

Syracuse NY 13212

website >

 

 

June 11, 2016

NY State Deanery

Parish Council

Conference

Saint Basil Church

21 Archibald Street
Watervliet NY 12189

 

  

June 12, 2016

Prison Ministry

Awareness Sunday

designated by the

Assembly of Bishops

encyclical letter >

 

 

June 18, 2016

NJ Deanery

Parish Council

Conference

Christ the Savior

      Church

Paramus NJ

 

 

June 21-23, 2016

Continuing

Clergy Education

Symposium

      Saint Tikhon's Seminary

website >

 

 

June 25, 2016

NY City Deanery

Parish Council

Conference

Holy Virgin

Protection Cathedral

New York NY

 

 

June 27, 2016

Diocesan Council

Meeting

Bronxville NY

11:00 a.m.

 

 

July 1, 2016

Presbyters Council

Meeting

Bronxville NY

11:00 a.m.

 

 

July 3-9, 2016

  "Teen Week"

  Saint Andrew's Camp

  Jewell NY

  details >

 

 

July 10-16, 2016

  "Horse Week"

  Saint Andrew's Camp

  Jewell NY

  details >

 

 

July 17-23, 2016

  "Art Week"

  Saint Andrew's Camp

  Jewell NY

  details >

 

 

July 24-30, 2016

 "Ecology Week"

  Saint Andrew's Camp

  Jewell NY

  details >

 

 

Jul 31-Aug 6, 2016

  "Music Week"

  Saint Andrew's Camp

  Jewell NY

  details >

 

 

August 13, 2016

NY State Deanery

Church School

Conference

Saint John the Baptist Church

Rochester NY

  

 

August 20, 2016

NJ Deanery

Church School

Conference

      Mother of God Mission

      Princeton NJ

 

 

August 25, 2016

   Orthodox

        Youth

              Day

Six Flags

Great Adventure

Jackson NJ

 

 

August 27, 2016

NY City Deanery

Church School

Conference

Cathedral of the

Transfiguration

Brooklyn NY

 

 

Aug 31 - Sept 1, 2016

Diocesan Clergy

Conference

Assumption of the

Holy Virgin Church

Clifton NJ

 

 

October 8-9, 2016

     100th Anniversary

    Saint John the Baptist

      Orthodox Church

            Alpha NJ

      details (3 pages) >

 

 

November 1-2, 2016

Annual

  Diocesan

    Assembly

Yonkers NY

 

 

Nov 11-13, 2016

     Annual Diocesan

     Girls Retreat

Saint Basil Academy

Garrison NY

  



Diocese of New York-New Jersey
33 Hewitt Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
914-779-6580 (Phone)
914-779-6581 (Fax)
info@nynjoca.org




 
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