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'Our Daily Bread' promotes 'In a Word'
Fri, Apr 7th 2017 01:00 pm
Two priests walk into a kitchen. One has a mallet, and one has a cutting board. No, this is not the beginning of a joke. It's a description of this month's "Our Daily Bread."
Laura Boronski featured singer for mini Lenten retreat for MOMS
Fri, Mar 31st 2017 10:00 am
On Friday, April 7 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at St. Gregory the Great Ministry Center, the MOMS ministry will be holding a mini retreat open to all, entitled, "Lighting the Way in Lent." Laura Boronski, a singer, songwriter, Catholic wife of 25 years and mother of eight, will be singing songs she wrote and recorded, including her famous "Stations of the Cross," which can be heard on local Catholic radio WLOF 101.7FM, the Station of the Cross.
Children's Choir Festival to be held in Williamsville
Tue, Mar 21st 2017 10:00 am
"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything," Plato once said. Holding true to that philosophy, the Church Musicians' Guild of Buffalo will present a Children's Choir Festival on Sunday, March 26, at 5 p.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Church in Williamsville.
Lenten theatrical event 'The Story of Faith' coming to St. Martha's
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 09:00 am
DEPEW — "The Story of Faith," two evenings of powerful and insightful theatrical presentations by Frank Runyeon, will take place next month.
Harmonia Chamber Singers to perform two 'Into Light' shows
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 11:00 am
The Harmonia Chamber Singers, a local a cappella group that is one of the most sought-after of its type in Western New York, will have two performances at area parishes this weekend. The group will present two performances of "Into Light: A Concert by Candlelight," its fifth-annual presentation, at 7:30 p.m. on March 11 at St. Peter Church in Lewiston, and 7 p.m., March 12, at Assumption Church in Buffalo.
'Our Daily Bread' TRYs to make a difference
Thu, Mar 9th 2017 12:40 pm
The Teaching and Restoring Youth program, or TRY program, has been serving young women in Buffalo since 1997. TRY offers a safe, structured environment to women between the ages of 16 and 21 who are homeless and who have suffered abuse, violence and victimization. The TRY program provides access to education, health care, counseling and job training.
Catholic students to visit the BPO
Tue, Feb 7th 2017 01:30 pm
BUFFALO, NY - Students from 19 Catholic schools will attend the BPO's Feb. 8 Music For Youth programs, in Catholic Schools Day at the BPO. The program begins at 10:15 a.m. More than 1600 students are expected to attend this concert at Kleinhans Music Hall.
'Our Daily Bread' to teach viewers about human trafficking
Tue, Feb 7th 2017 12:00 pm
Did you know that Feb. 8 is recognized as the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking? According to the United States Department of Homeland Security, "Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act."
Msgr. Lorenzetti tackles the hereafter in his latest book
Tue, Dec 20th 2016 11:00 am
"The Tibetan Book of the Dead," believed to be the work of eighth-century Buddhist master Padma Sambhava, is designed to be read to a person who has died to prepare the soul for reincarnation. In a similar vein, Msgr. Dino Lorenzetti, a retired priest from the Diocese of Buffalo, has written "Addio: See You in Heaven," which serves as a guide to prepare the living for heaven.
Catholic Health sponsors Christmas Mass that airs nationwide
Mon, Dec 19th 2016 09:00 am
Most of the leaves were still on the trees on Saturday, October 22, when nearly 200 people assembled in the historic chapel and shrine at Our Lady Help of Christians in Cheektowaga to celebrate a Christmas Mass that will be shown across the nation on Christmas week.
Daybreak TV featured on WNYCatholic Weekly Podcast
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 03:00 pm
Christmas projects from Daybreak TV Productions, including Come Let Us Adore Him, Christmas Mass on ABC, and an Our Daily Bread Christmas special.
Lessons and Carols highlight cathedral Christmas week
Thu, Dec 15th 2016 03:00 pm
St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., Buffalo, has scheduled a number of celebrations during the Advent and Christmas seasons. The St. Joseph Cathedral Choir will present a Festival of Lessons & Carols on Monday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m., under the direction Organist-Choir Director Tim Socha.
WNYCatholic Weekly Podcast December 11
Fri, Dec 9th 2016 10:00 am
Father Bill Quinlivan, newly appointed Pastor of St. Martin of Tours and St. Thomas Aquinas parishes in South Buffalo, talks about his new book, Coming Home to Christmas Through Advent.
Getting ready for Advent and Christmas
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 11:40 am
Advent is when we prepare our hearts and minds for the coming of the Lord on Christmas, and there are many things we can do. Even watching special programming can help put our minds and hearts in the right place. With that, I offer you this list of programming.
Spending Christmas with Harmonia
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 11:00 am
The Harmonia Chamber Singers will present their annual Christmas concert, featuring music from the Medieval period through the present, throughout the Diocese of Buffalo this Christmas season.
St. Christopher Parish offers Advent and Christmas music programs
Wed, Dec 7th 2016 11:00 am
TONAWANDA — All are invited to attend two programs offered at St. Christopher Parish to bring people closer to the true meaning of the Advent and Christmas seasons.
Father Quinlivan uses his songs to reflect on Advent message in new book
Thu, Dec 1st 2016 12:50 pm
The artist in Father Bill Quinlivan cannot be silenced, nor can his love of the Advent and Christmas season. The Singing Priest of South Buffalo has released a book for the season, called "Coming Home for Christmas Through Advent," which offers reflections on themes of the season that come from his two Christmas albums. Topics span the range of holiday ups and downs from gift-wrapping and cooking baking, to nativity sets and being alone.
Mount St. Mary Academy to host craft fair
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 08:00 am
Mount St. Mary Academy in Kenmore will host a Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Joe's grad tops Billboard charts
Fri, Nov 25th 2016 07:00 am
CINCINNATI — Topping this week's Billboard Classical Album chart is Dynamic Catholic's new Advent and Christmas CD, "O Emmanuel," which sold 2,600 copies in its first week.
'Our Daily Bread' crew goes for a ride in the country
Thu, Nov 10th 2016 09:00 am
On this month's encore episode of "Our Daily Bread," host Father Paul D. Seil takes a ride out to Arcade, located in the southwest corner of Wyoming County.
Matthew Kelly offers a look into 'Happiness'
Mon, Oct 24th 2016 08:00 am
In his latest book, Catholic author Matthew Kelly explores why people cannot be satisfied in today's world. "Resisting Happiness" takes a look at the choice people make to not do what they should, things that will bring them inner peace.
St. Mary's ready for fall play
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 02:50 pm
The St. Mary's High School Performing Arts Department will present Billy St. John's Is There a Comic in the House? as this year's fall play. The play will be presented Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. both nights in the St. Mary's Auditorium, 142 Laverack Ave., in Lancaster.
'Our Daily Bread' talks Ten Commandments
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 11:00 am
This month, we will be featuring an encore episode of "Our Daily Bread," hosted by Father Paul D. Seil, who will be talking about the Ten Commandments and how they set the tone for one to live a sound, moral life in the Catholic tradition, as well as what people know about the commandments.
MSM rocks out with battle of the bands
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 03:30 pm
Teenagers throughout Kenmore showed that they were indeed ready to rock when they attended Mountstock. Six bands competed at Mount St. Mary Academy's ninth annual battle of the bands competition on Oct. 1. The winning band, Identical Difference, took home a $200 gift certificate to Guitar Center.
Two countries come together for pro-life musical event
Tue, Sep 27th 2016 08:00 am
Music and the love for life will bridge two countries and two coasts the weekend of Oct. 1-2, as Father Bill Quinlivan and friends will offer a special musical event to honor the pro-life cause.
WNYCatholic Weekly Podcast September 18
Sun, Sep 18th 2016 08:00 am
Father Bill Quinlivan discusses a Living Rosary for Life taking place on both sides of the border.
"Our Daily Bread" host, crew go for a ride in the country
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 01:00 pm
This month on "Our Daily Bread," host Father Paul D. Seil takes a ride out to Arcade, located in the southwest corner of Wyoming County.
Elma parish holds annual summer picnic
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 08:00 am
A weekend filled with live music, classic cars, numerous raffles and delicious food offerings will highlight the 79th annual summer picnic at the Church of the Annunciation, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. The event kicks off on Friday, Aug. 19, and concludes with a grand drawing the evening of Sunday, Aug. 21.
'Our Daily Bread' gives refresher on Ten Commandments
Thu, Aug 11th 2016 08:00 am
On this month's episode of "Our Daily Bread," the show's host, Father Paul D. Seil, will be talking about the Ten Commandments and how they set the tone for one to live a sound life in the Catholic tradition.
'Burgers, Brews and Blues' supports community's ministries
Tue, Aug 9th 2016 09:00 am
WILLIAMSVILLE — The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will host their inaugural "Burgers, Brews and Blues" summer fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at St. Mary of the Angels at 201 Reist St. Event proceeds will benefit the sisters' important ministries throughout Western New York and beyond.
Blessed Mary Angela continues summer festival tradition
Tue, Aug 9th 2016 09:00 am
Blessed Mary Angela Parish in Dunkirk continues a Southern Tier tradition of holding a summer gathering that predates the merged parish's current name. Formerly St. Hedwig and St. Hyacinth, Blessed Mary Angela's annual lawn fete will take place from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14.
WNYCatholic Weekly Podcast July 31
Sun, Jul 31st 2016 05:00 pm
On this week's show we talk about Burgers, Brews and Blues, a fundraiser for the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities on Tuesday August 14 at their St. Mary of the Angels center, 201 Reist St. in Williamsville.
Music, games and food highlight Summerfest
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 02:00 pm
The Our Lady of Charity Parish "Summerfest" will take place from Thursday, July 28, through Saturday, July 30, at St. Ambrose located at 65 Ridgewood Road, Buffalo. The annual event benefits the entire parish, which includes the former parishes of St. Ambrose, Holy Family and St. Agatha.
Orchard Park parish holds 24th annual lawn fete
Tue, Jul 19th 2016 09:00 am
One of the highlights of summer in the Southtowns each year is the lawn fete at St. John Vianney Parish in Orchard Park. The 24th annual event will take place from Friday, July 22, to Sunday, July 24. The lawn fete will run on Friday and Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 10 p.m.
Parish community drives success of annual lawn fete
Wed, Jul 13th 2016 09:00 am
Living out the mission as a community of believers within the greater Lake View community is very clear when looking at the schedule for the weekend lawn fete which begins Friday, July 15.
The story behind the Catholic Church in the United States
Tue, Jul 5th 2016 02:00 pm
WASHINGTON, DC (CNA/EWTN News) - Both the Catholic Church and the tradition of religious freedom can trace their roots in the United States to the earliest days of the founding of Maryland, says a new documentary premiering on EWTN over the Fourth of July Weekend.
Arroyo gives his account of Mother Angelica's final years
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 12:00 pm
Raymond Arroyo, longtime right hand man for Mother Angelica, tells the rest of the story about the woman who created the Catholic broadcast empire known as EWTN.
A Sunday Mass for the hearing impaired
Thu, Jun 9th 2016 09:00 am
As a child, I was taught to listen. This was vitally important at home, at school, and especially at Mass. Today, as the transcriptionist for Daybreak Productions, I am charged with the task of listening to audio files of the Sunday Televised Mass and writing a transcript that is used for Closed Captioning the Mass for the hearing impaired. I'm happy to say that, unlike algebra and perfect penmanship, acquiring the skill of active listening has proven very useful indeed.
Diocesan radio director recalls Ramblin' Lou's legacy
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 09:00 am
Before he passed away this year, Ramblin' Lou Schriver, nicknamed "Western New York's Father of Country Music," was known for having an impact on not only country music, but also radio and broadcasting.
'Our Daily Bread' praises youth and young adult ministry
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 09:00 am
In the Gospel of Matthew 19:14, we read the following: "Jesus said, 'Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.'"