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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

 

February 5, 2015

Diocesan Council Meeting

Chancery

Bronxville NY

11:00 a.m.

 

 

February 6-8, 2015

Altar Server

Retreat

Saint Basil Academy

Garrison NY

info & registration >

 

 

February 8, 2015

NJ Deanery

DDB Appreciation Dinner

Holy Assumption Church

Clifton NJ

 

 

February 15, 2015

NY City Deanery

DDB Appreciation Dinner

Holy Trinity Church

Yonkers NY

 

 

February 23, 2015

Beginning of

Great Lent

 

 

March 5, 2014

NY State Deanery

Lenten Clergy Retreat

and Meeting

Ss. Peter & Paul Church

Syracuse NY

10:00 a.m.

 

 

March 14, 2015

Lenten Retreat:

"Becoming Human"

St. John the Theologian Church

Shirley NY

details & registration >

 

 

April 12, 2015

Great & Holy

PASCHA

The Resurrection of

Our Lord, God, and

Savior, Jesus Christ

 

 

April 19, 2015

NY State Deanery

DDB Appreciation Dinner

Saints Peter & Paul Church

Endicott NY

 

 



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914-779-6580 (Phone)
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