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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

 

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

information >

 

 

 August 20, 2016

NJ Deanery

Church School

Conference

      Mother of God Mission

      Princeton NJ

information >

 

 

August 25, 2016

   Orthodox

        Youth

              Day

Six Flags

Great Adventure

Jackson NJ

registration >

 

 

August 27, 2016

NY City Deanery

Church School

Conference

Cathedral of the

Transfiguration

Brooklyn NY

information >

 

 

August 27, 2016

Annual

Saint Andrew's

Camp Bike Ride

Fundraiser

details & register >

 

 

Aug 31 - Sept 1, 2016

Diocesan Clergy

Conference

Assumption of the

Holy Virgin Church

Clifton NJ

Information >

Registration >

 

 

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

 

 

November 11-13, 2016

     Annual Diocesan

     Girls Retreat

Saint Basil Academy

Garrison NY

 

 

February 10-12, 2017

Altar Server

Retreat

Saint Basil Academy

Garrison NY

 

 

March 10-12, 2017

Lenten

Youth Retreat

 



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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