Upcoming FSSJ Events


October 15, 2016






The Lessons Bees Teach Us”

Fr. Ryszard Biernat, a beekeeper,

will share with us the wonderful lessons

he has learned

from these wonderful creatures!


When: October 15 from 1pm-4pm

Where:  5229 South Park Avenue,

Hamburg, NY.

Reservations are necessary by October 12.

Cost:  $5 – can pay at the door.

Call Sister Sharon Goodremote, FSSJ at 202-4706




In answer to Pope Francis’ call to set aside September1—October 4, 2016 to be a “SEASON OF CREATION” the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph are holding a Prayer Service raising to God our thanks for the marvelous gift of creation.  We will pray that all “people who live on the planet”, we call Home, will have a change of heart—a conversion to truly care for God’s generous gift.








Immaculate Conception Convent

5229 South Park Avenue

Hamburg, New York 14075


October 20, 2016


(Reception to follow)


Please RSVP Number Attending: 716-649-1205



October 29, 2016







“The Crib and the Cross in the Franciscan Tradition”  Through the lens of Franciscan theologian, Thomas of Celano, we will reflect on the “humility of the Incarnation” and the “Charity of the Passion” and how these themes shape our future.  Presenter:  Joanne Schaltzlein, OSF, on October 29, 2016, 9am-3pm at Immaculate Conception Convent, 5229 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY  Cost $10.00.  Lunch is not included.  Please bring a bag lunch.  Beverages will be provided.)  Call 716-649-1205 to register.