NY, Buffalo

Welcome from Buffalo, NY!

We welcome you to the web page of the Gentle Woman, Mother of Mercy, Buffalo, N.Y. Chapter. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.

Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Hosted by the Gentle Woman, Mother of Mercy, Buffalo, N.Y. Chapter of Magnificat


Saturday, December 8, 2018

9:45 am – 12:15 pm

(registration 9:15 am)


Millennium Hotel
2040 Walden Av
Cheektowaga, NY 14225


Guest Speaker: Amanda Torrelli


Amanda Torrelli is a part of the rising generation awakening the flame of the Holy Spirit and the saving name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  How? By simply seeking and being open to the gifts of the Holy Spirit.  Amanda will share how God has shown her the beauty and benefits of Kingdom Living through faith, prayer, and obedience to the Holy Spirit.  The very essence and uniqueness of how YOU were created…God has plans to use you to lead others to the Kingdom.  Yes, YOU!  Amanda loves to network, collaborate with youth, and share her passion of God with ALL brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus.  Come Holy Spirit!

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, and love and of a sound mind.”
(II Timothy 1:7)


Since the day is designed to speak to the hearts of women, free of distraction, it is respectfully requested that young children not be in attendance. Also please be aware that subject matter may not be suitable for children.


Registration Fee: Mail – $15, received by November 24, 2018
($20 if after November 24th)

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Please send this printed, completed form and a check payable to:

Christine Holden
5191 Hillcrest Drive
Clarence, NY 14031

Registration Information: Christine Holden: 716.759.8135
Email: magnificat.buffalo.1996@gmail.com



Saturday, March 16, 2019

Prayer Breakfast – Guest Speaker:  Beverly Brunner Hofler


Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 8th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.



Father Eugene Ulrich, Spiritual Advisor
Mary Kay Schaub, Coordinator
Cindy Watson, Asst. Coordinator
Christine Holden, Treasurer
Liz McCormick, Corresponding Secretary
Darlene Gorski, Recording Secretary
Judy Swain, Historian

If you would like to help with a Ministry of Magnificat, or if you have a question or comment for Our Service Team, or if you would like to be on our Mailing list for future events, please contact: Email: magnificat.buffalo.1996@gmail.com or Call: Cindy Watson @ 716.773.5976

HISTORY of the Gentle Woman Mother of Mercy Chapter of Magnificat

[for the Diocese of Buffalo, New York]

Approved by Bishop Henry J. Mansell, the Gentle Woman, Mother of Mercy Chapter began in November 1995 with Holy Mass celebrated by Msgr. Leonard Biniszkiewicz, the Chapter’s first Spiritual Advisor. The first Breakfast was held Dec. 7,1996 with Rebecca Conaty as guest speaker and was led by the first Service Team consisting of Beryl Kinney, Coordinator,(deceased) Carol Throm (deceased,) Shirley Rinow , Cecilia Stack, (deceased) and Maura Nolan.
Maura Nolan later became the Second Coordinator of the Buffalo Chapter when Beryl Kinney moved on to become the Regional Coordinator.