WNY Catholic News

Sound Board: Take time to let Him inn
one day ago by MOLLY SHEENAN

During the Christmas season we tend to forget the true meaning of Christmas, allowing the hustle and bustle of the season to replace what is really important – the birth of a beautiful baby born in a manger to a woodworker and his wife. 


A parishioner of Resurrection Parish in Batavia has designed a large display which includes much of the important symbolism and an explanation of the season of Advent, as the Church readies for the celebration of Christ’s birth. 

Cultural Diversity: Catholics Come Home
3 days ago by MILAGROS RAMOS

Some may have left home because of the feeling of being neglected, abandoned, abused, burned out and discriminated against by the actions taken by some in the Church. Maybe some just stopped coming because life just got too busy, so they fell into a routine. It may be possible that leaders who were in the Church said something to them that scared them away. That person may not be there any longer. It is up to those who are attending Church now to invite those people to come back home for Christmas, and to continue coming.

Youth become witnesses for the Spirit
3 days ago by PATRICK J. BUECHI

Despite being postponed due to the Snovember storm, young people and the adults who guide them received their due recognition at the Witness the Spirit awards banquet on Dec. 13, 1014. The event, sponsored by the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, was held at Nardin Academy in Buffalo.



Lewiston might be not quite be the North Pole, but the elves of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine are working hard to make Christmas special for everyone. The Barnabite Fathers who direct the shrine are preparing their 24th annual Festival of Lights.