Masses  -  Weekdays 7:00, 8:15 a.m.   Saturday 5:00 p.m.   Sunday 8:00, 10:00, 11:30 a.m.
1317 Eggert at Main, Amherst,NY 716 - 834 - 1041

Saint Benedict Roman Catholic Church

Lifelong Faith Formation
1317 Eggert Road
Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 836-6444
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Andrew Pitisi

Sacrament of Baptism

The first step in a lifelong journey of commitment and discipleship.

Whether as infants, adolescents, or adults, we become a member of Christ's Body.


Baptism - Incorporated into Christ's Body, Sent on Christ's Mission

Great two page document from USCCB


Baptisms are celebrated at most weekend Masses*

*During Lent, Baptisms are celebrated after Mass

Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -  Holy Thursday, March 29, 2018


One godparent is necessary, most choose two. 

Godparent(s) will need a letter of Recommendation from their Pastor.

Those registered at Saint Benedict, please call the Rectory 834-1041

to request a Letter of Recommendation

(Guidelines can be found on the front of the bulletin.)


Parent(s)/ legal guardian call the Faith Formation Office to:

- Schedule an appointment

- Share and discuss Baptism

- Answer all your question and

- Pre-baptismal preparation class (For Parents) 


 (716) 836-6444