Holy Orders
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

1317 Eggert Road
Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 834-1041


Sacrament of Holy Orders


The Sacrament of Holy Orders is received by:

bishops, priests and deacons.  

The Catechism of the Catholic Church refers to it as

"The Sacrament of Apostolic Ministry"

  Holy Orders - Ordained to Serve, Gather, Transform, and Send

A great two page brief from the USCCB


Ordination empowers bishops, priests, and deacons to:

Lead liturgical functions, Administer the Sacraments, Proclaim the Gospel, Preach,

and provide other means to holiness such as blessings.


Those men who feel called to the Sacrament of Holy Orders are

encouraged to contact the rectory at (716) 834-1041 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.