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Timeline of Major Moments
in the Catholic Community History
Meetings were held to discuss ways to have a greater Catholic presence
A core group forms and meets to begin planning the services to be provided
Mass is celebrated daily during the nine week summer season
Membership in the Chautauqua Catholic Community reaches 95 Families.
Vigil Mass inaugurated to relieve crowding at 9:30 Sunday Mass
Sunday 12:10 Mass added.
Chautauqua Catholic Community invited as guests to use the Episcopal Chapel of the Good Shepherd, where Mass is celebrated twice daily throughout the season.
Two seminars presented weekly for spiritual growth by our priests-in-residence
Weekly social hours held at the Hall of Missions.
By-laws approved preparatory for incorporation
Incorporated as a 501C(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit corporation
Changed from being a Mission of St. Mary's Parish to an Oratory of the Diocese of Buffalo
Chautauqua Catholic Community receives the gift of Catholic House
Catholic House is dedicated by Bishop Henry Mansell and renovation planning begins
Membership in the Chautauqua Catholic Community reaches 1,500 families
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