Roman Catholic Church

7580 Clinton Street
Elma, New York 14059


Annunciation Church - Elma, NY


Important Message from Father Gene

Annunciation will not be open this weekend for Masses or Religious Education.  

Please note the message from Bishop Malone below.

Masses air on television on Sunday at 7:30AM on WUTV Fox TV29, Time Warner Erie/Suburbs: Ch 20 Sunday 4:35pm, Sunday 12:30pm Thursday 8:30pm (Replay).

Please consider using this option to pray with your family this week until we can gather for the Eucharist once again.  Thanksgiving Day Mass will be at 9:00AM on Thanksgiving Day.


We have not been able to clear the parking lot and the buildings are not accessible. The heavy equipment we need will not be here until Monday.  The driving ban has been lifted in the Town of Elma but a state of emergency is still in effect with no unnecessary driving.  The best choice for everyone is to stay home. Mass intentions will be re-scheduled. Friday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is cancelled. You can reach me at the rectory 1-716-683-2077. We express our gratitude to all emergency personnel, first responders, snow plow drivers, public officials and good neighbors who are doing their best at a critical time. We can help by obeying the driving ban and calling our neighbors to make sure they are OK. God bless, Pastor - Fr. Gene Ulrich 


Bishop Malone announces dispensation from Sunday Mass obligation
Bishop Richard J. Malone has granted dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation (weekend of Nov. 22-23) for Catholics living in communities hit by this week’s unprecedented snowfall.    

“It will be up to the local pastor to decide whether or not to celebrate weekend Masses in those parishes,” Bishop Malone said.  “It is my advice that parishioners living in snowbound areas use their best judgment when it comes to attending Mass.  Their safety and well-being is a priority, and they need to comply with local travel advisories.

"We pray for those who lost their lives during the storm, and offer our gratitude to highway crews, first responders and neighbors helping neighbors, whose tireless efforts have demonstrated the resilient spirit of Western New Yorkers,” Bishop Malone said. “Through Catholic Charities, Catholic Health and other Catholic institutions, the Catholic Church will continue to play an important role in serving those in need as recovery efforts continue.” 

Bishop Malone will return from the Vatican Friday evening, where he has been participating in the International Colloquium: The Complementarity of Man and Woman.


Mass Schedule

Weekend Masses: 

Saturday 5:00 PM, 

Sunday 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM

Sunday 5:00 PM (Mid-September to Mid-May) 

Check the bulletin each week for daily Mass schedules.


Confessions are heard each Saturday at 4:00 PM, or by appointment.




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