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Buffalo Jesuits maintain presence in South Pacific
Wed, Dec 11th 2019 12:00 pm
The Jesuit community is well-known in Buffalo as the administrators of Canisius College, Canisius High School and St. Michael Parish.
Bishop Scharfenberger introduced to the diocese of Buffalo
Mon, Dec 9th 2019 11:45 am
On the morning of Dec. 4, Pope Francis named Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo.
Special ministry turns 'hard time' into spiritual time
Fri, Dec 6th 2019 10:00 am
The inmates at local prisons live behind locked gates, but some groups of prison volunteers are opening doors to forgiveness and a life with Jesus Christ
Buffalonians join order to serve Holy Land
Tue, Dec 3rd 2019 03:55 pm
You may have seen them at St. Joseph Cathedral with their white capes adorned with red Jerusalem crosses.
Sister Mary Jeanne Kennedy 1934-2019
Mon, Dec 2nd 2019 02:00 pm
Sister Mary Jeanne Kennedy, a longtime educator in the Diocese of Buffalo, died Nov. 16, 2019, in Fredonia Place of Williamsville Health Care Center. She was 85.
Notre Dame Academy spreads kindness with video
Wed, Nov 27th 2019 01:40 pm
There is something going around at South Buffalo's Notre Dame Academy - and the students are spreading it. Kindness is contagious and the student council wants everyone to catch it.
Come and give thanks
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 04:00 pm
Although President George Washington proclaimed the first national day of Thanksgiving in 1789, it didn't become a regular holiday in the United States until 1863.
They came, they saw, they served
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 03:00 pm
St. Luke's Mission of Mercy had a lot to be thankful for this past weekend as young volunteers helped to fill bags with Thanksgiving Day goodies for the clients the Buffalo mission serves.
Respect Life! Challenge the culture of Death!
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 11:00 am
St. Pope John Paul II, in his powerful encyclical letter "Evangelium Vitae" ("The Gospel of Life"), challengingly said "How can we fail to consider the violence against life done to millions of human beings
Message from Bishop Malone following "ad limina" visit to Rome
Mon, Nov 18th 2019 01:00 pm
"I've just returned from the New York State bishops "ad limina" visit to Rome, and thought I'd offer a few highlights of a very busy but wonderful week.
Sister Mary Ellen Keady, OSF 1926-2019
Mon, Nov 18th 2019 12:20 pm
Sister Mary Ellen Keady, OSF, who taught at St. John's School in Olean, died Nov. 16, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, in Allegany.
Pope Francis: God has a universal desire for salvation
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 12:00 pm
God wills the salvation of all persons, Pope Francis said in his general audience Oct. 16, reflecting on the Acts of the Apostles.
Black Catholic History Month: The Father Baker Connection
Thu, Nov 14th 2019 11:00 am
On July 24, 1990, the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus of the United States established November as Black Catholic History Month.
Msgr. William Gallagher 1940-2019
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 10:00 am
Msgr. William Gallagher, a Desert Storm veteran who served throughout the Diocese of Buffalo, died Nov. 11, 2019.
Local teens help fan Holy Fire in Ohio
Mon, Nov 11th 2019 04:00 pm
Three parishes boarded a bus at 4 a.m. on Oct. 13, then sped west to a youth rally in Bowling Green, Ohio. Billed as a middle school event like no other...
To hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 01:40 pm
By now everyone has heard of Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage environmental activist on climate change whose campaigning has gained international recognition.
'Now is not the time to turn away'
Thu, Nov 7th 2019 02:00 pm
Amidst the storms of allegations shaking up the Catholic priesthood, two local men have taken the first steps of formation at Christ the King Seminary.
Adoption is the right option for families who cannot concieve
Wed, Oct 30th 2019 03:10 pm
We are the Henninger family: Tom, Annette and Adam.
Welcome to join a loving, caring and accessible community
Wed, Oct 30th 2019 02:00 pm
As a parent or a person with a disability, we welcome you to join a loving, caring accessible community to grow in your faith monthly.
Pope urges Catholics to share Christ's love with all
Wed, Oct 30th 2019 02:00 pm
Jesus Christ desires that all people know him and his love, and every Catholic has the mission of sharing this love with the world, Pope Francis said at Mass for World Mission Day.
St. Leo's speaker series talks about hope for the future
Tue, Oct 29th 2019 12:15 pm
Hopes, tradition and celibacy all came up for discussion as three young priests took part in a question and answer session as part of St. Leo the Great Parish's Speaker Series.
Seminary marks significant moment, welcomes new president-rector
Mon, Oct 28th 2019 01:00 pm
Christ the King Seminary installed its 27th president and rector marking a "very significant and historic moment" for the East Aurora institution.
Has the 'Our Father' changed? Just a translation
Wed, Oct 23rd 2019 02:00 pm
The sixth petition of the "Our Father" reads: "and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil." This gives rise to the question "Does God, who is all good, really tempt a person to evil?"
Sister Mary Elise Finnigan, OSF 1929-2019
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 03:40 pm
Sister Mary Elise Finnigan was born on Oct. 12, 1929, in Kenmore and was baptized Dolores Margaret at St. Paul Parish in Kenmore.
Buffalo youth ministry leaders participate in national summit
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 02:00 pm
A National Youth Ministry Summit was held at the Franciscan University of Steubenville on July 31-Aug. 2.
St. Benedict Parish turns 100, planning yearlong events
Wed, Oct 16th 2019 02:00 pm
St. Benedict Parish is about to turn 100 years old. The Eggertsville landmark will begin a yearlong celebration this October.
Sister Mary Poncilia Rogacki, CSSF 1942-2019
Tue, Oct 15th 2019 02:00 pm
Sister Mary Poncilia, 96, a Felician Sister for 77 years, died in the Blessed Mary Angela Care Center, Buffalo, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019.
Bishop Malone appoints administrators to area parishes
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 02:00 pm
Bishop Richard J. Malone has made the following clergy appointments.
Revive, refresh, renew
Wed, Oct 9th 2019 12:00 pm
In the midst of what our church is going through in the world and everything we are going through in our own diocese lately, I believe that we can all say today, more than ever, we need a Revival.
Kenmore Mercy celebrating its founding with unveiling of heritage exhibit
Tue, Oct 8th 2019 02:00 pm
Kenmore Mercy Hospital is celebrating its 68th anniversary by honoring the contributions of its founding leaders and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.
A pencil and a prayer for students at Notre Dame Academy
Mon, Oct 7th 2019 10:00 am
Notre Dame Academy is a regional school, which means it reaches out beyond parish boundaries to educate students from the surrounding areas.
Go repair my house
Fri, Oct 4th 2019 10:00 am
The universal church observes the feast of St. Francis of Assisi every year on Oct. 4.
East meets West in Cardinal O'Hara exchange program
Wed, Oct 2nd 2019 12:30 pm
"Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, thereby some have entertained angels unawares."
Unnamed little girls - betrayal and tenderness
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 03:20 pm
Mark's gospel contains two stories about little girls, the daughter of Jairus (5:21-24, 35-43) and the daughter of Herod (6:17-28).
Red Mass offers guidance in time of crisis
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 10:00 am
Area judges, lawyers and public officials of all faiths came to St. Joseph Cathedral on Sept. 24 to participate in the annual Red Mass sponsored by the St. Thomas More Guild.
Diocese of Buffalo promulgates Adult Sexual Misconduct Policy & Procedures and Code of Pastoral Conduct for Clergy
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:00 pm
Diocese of Buffalo promulgates Adult Sexual Misconduct Policy & Procedures and Code of Pastoral Conduct for Clergy
The exaltation and glory of the Cross
Mon, Sep 23rd 2019 11:00 am
Sunlit summer days are beginning to transition to dimmer, crisp fall days.
Catholics protest U.S. practice of caging immigrant children
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 11:10 am
Many of us are not fond of seeing animals in cages. But when desperate human beings - especially children
Sister Marina Matracia, OSF 1920-2019
Wed, Sep 18th 2019 11:00 am
Sister Marina Matracia, OSF, a Stella Niagara Franciscan for nearly 80 years, died Aug. 28, 2019. She was 98 years old.