In order to create a well run and super fun weekend for our St. Mary’s Faith Community, MANY disciples are needed before, during, and after the Chowder Chase and Parish Picnic!  A complete list of volunteer opportunities is listed below.  Simply click on the link and choose convenient time slots.

All questions should be directed to Janice O’Brien at (716) 688-9380, ext. 41 or


Set up – Thursday, July 21 and/or Takedown, Monday, July 25



Chowder Chase – 5K Race:
Saturday Night Beer & Wine Garden:
Saturday Night Wine Toss:

Saturday Night I Got It:
Vegetable Cutting:  No sign up need!  All are welcome to help cut up vegetables for St. Mary’s Homemade Chowder immediately following the outdoor 5:30 Mass.  Bring your own peeler, knife, cutting board and large bowl.

Your Trinkets = Their Treasures

Start saving your odds and ends! Trinkets and Treasures will fill the air conditioned gymnasium again this year at the 173rd St. Mary’s Annual Parish Picnic!  We even have a listed of suggested/accepted donations for your reference!  Click HERE to get the list!  Please wait until JULY 17 or after to drop off your Trinkets.  Thank you.

Themed Basket Raffle

Theme Baskets valued at $50-$75 greatly appreciated, or you may donate NEW items for baskets we will put together. (Suggested: household items, gift cards, lottery tickets, cash is also appreciated.  Also needed: good strong baskets.

Donations for theme baskets can be dropped off at the Parish Office daily between 8:30AM-4PM and are needed by July 10th. Any questions, please call Mary Haas at 741-2738.