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Msgr. Edward J. Scanlan
Tue, May 12th 2020 10:00 am
Msgr Edward J. Scanlan, a Priest for the Diocese of Buffalo for 67 years passed away on May 11, 2020.
Father Francis Schimscheier, OSF
Mon, May 11th 2020 10:15 am
Father Francis Schimscheiner, OSFS 1937 - 2020
Social Services continue ministry in age of social distancing Catholic Charities adapts services to COVID-19 guidelines
Fri, May 8th 2020 01:45 pm
The Coronavirus has caused an unprecedented reaction through the world. Entire countries are experiencing lockdowns with people told to stay at home. Popular tourist attractions are shut down.
Sister Mary Juanita Nowak 1942 - 2020
Thu, May 7th 2020 01:00 pm
Sister Mary Juanita Nowak, CSSF, 78, a Felician Sister for 60 years, died at Blessed Mary Angela Convent, Buffalo, NY, on May 6, 2020. The former Barbara Nowak was born on February 2, 1942 in Buffalo, and was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish. She entered the Buffalo Province of the Felician Sisters on June 28, 1959 and professed perpetual vows on August 5, 1967.
God is with us
Tue, May 5th 2020 01:00 pm
In a wide-ranging interview with The Evangelist, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger said during the coronavirus pandemic it is critical to remember, "that God is with us in everything we are going through."
CTK goes 3D with new tech tool
Mon, May 4th 2020 01:00 pm
First, they took out the blackboards and put in whiteboards. Now simple drawings have been replaced by 3D printed objects that students can physically hold.
Chaplains find ways to bridge gap caused by quarantine
Mon, May 4th 2020 12:45 pm
At the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are the doctors and nurses, treating patients with their medical expertise. But there is another person on the front lines: the chaplain.
Teens examine their role in the larger Church, rewarded for their effort
Wed, Apr 29th 2020 01:00 pm
A staple of the annual Diocesan Youth Convention is the presenting of the Manus Christi Awards.
Sister Joan Marie Benoit 1935 - 2020
Mon, Apr 27th 2020 10:00 am
Sister Joan Marie Benoit, RSM, a teacher and missionary, died April 20, 2020 at Mercy Center, Buffalo.
The self-emptying love of God
Fri, Apr 24th 2020 01:45 pm
There is a beautiful passage in Scripture about the self-emptying love of God, most clearly seen in Jesus Christ.
Notre Dame Academy creates card ministry for Mercy Hospital
Tue, Apr 21st 2020 09:55 am
"It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts."
A New Day in Education Dawns as Coronavirus Forces Schools to Close
Mon, Apr 20th 2020 11:20 am
With very little warning all Catholic schools in the Diocese of Buffalo were temporarily closed March 17 due to an outbreak of the coronavirus.
Russell J. Salvatore donates gift to the Brothers of Mercy
Fri, Apr 17th 2020 12:00 pm
Russell J. Salvatore makes a fourth major gift to the Brothers of Mercy, tipping the scales well over $700,000 in gifts to the organization.
Why I served, why I stopped, and why I serve again
Thu, Apr 16th 2020 01:00 pm
As a girl, I was always mesmerized as I watched the altar servers begin Mass.
New administrators and parochial vicars assigned
Wed, Apr 15th 2020 10:00 am
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has made the following appointments.
Baltimore's St. Mary's Seminary & University Selected for Priestly Formation Program by Diocese of Buffalo
Wed, Apr 8th 2020 11:00 am
Nation's oldest Catholic seminary will assume academic and spiritual formation of Buffalo seminarians in next academic year; fourth-year students to complete studies at Christ the King Seminary
How to stay quarantined, stay married, and keep your friends under the policy of social distancing and isolation
Mon, Apr 6th 2020 01:25 pm
The policy of social distancing means that the newly homebound are seeing less of coworkers than they did just weeks ago. They're seeing fewer friends too.
Ken-Ton schools pitch in to help Kenmore Mercy Hospital with PPE donation
Mon, Apr 6th 2020 01:00 pm
As hospitals across Western New York brace for a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Ken-Ton school community is coming together to help ensure the safety of health care workers.
Catholic Charities announces $3.75 million raised to date for Appeal 2020
Fri, Apr 3rd 2020 12:00 pm
Appeal Sunday, a decades-long Palm Sunday tradition, would have played out in parishes across the Diocese of Buffalo this weekend.
Teacher Spreads Kindness in Chalk on Kenmore Mercy's Sidewalks
Thu, Mar 26th 2020 03:00 pm
While the coronavirus pandemic is causing fear, it is also inspiring beautiful acts of kindness.
Niagara University Donates Much-Needed Supplies to Area Hospitals
Wed, Mar 25th 2020 11:00 am
What initially appeared to be a mistake might actually have been a happy accident, as an order of personal protective equipment, initially intended
Bishop Scharfenberger Offers Encouragement and Guidance during Coronavirus Pandemic
Fri, Mar 20th 2020 12:00 pm
Apostolic Administrator, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, encourages prayer and reflection at home and the utilization of life-streamed liturgies for all Catholic faithful deprived of the sacramental life of the Church in this Lenten Season due to restrictions required to prevent widespread contagion of the novel coronavirus.
Diocese of Buffalo accelerates Cost/Employment Alignment Plans in Wake of Coroavirus Pandemic
Thu, Mar 19th 2020 04:00 pm
The Diocese of Buffalo is accelerating plans to realign the operations carried out by Catholic Center departments given the anticipated financial impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic which has required social distancing and the temporary discontinuation of Masses and other liturgical celebrations.
Catholic Charities Responds to COVID-19, Offers Reminders
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 10:00 am
As Catholic Charities of Buffalo responds to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis by following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and local health officials, some program changes and closings are in place and other reminders are being shared
Bishop Scharfenberger announces Cessation of Public Masses during Coronovirus Threat
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 09:15 pm
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger announces that there will be no regularly scheduled public Masses in the Diocese of Buffalo until further notice due to an abundance of caution and growing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Bishop Scharfenberger dispenses Catholics from Sunday and Holy Day Mass obligation due to Coronavirus threat
Fri, Mar 13th 2020 11:10 am
Catholic Health Announces Enhanced Visitor Screenings
Thu, Mar 12th 2020 01:30 pm
As Catholic Health takes proactive steps to protect the health and safety of its patients, long term care residents, and associates amid the growing Coronavirus crisis, the health system announced enhanced visitor screenings at its member hospitals, including Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Mount St. Mary's Hospital, and Sisters of Charity Hospital and its St. Joseph Campus
Father Donald L. Measer 1931-2020
Wed, Mar 11th 2020 09:00 am
Father Donald L. Measer, known for his work in campus ministry, died March 9, 2020. He was 88 years old.
Father Andrew Tu Minh Nguyen 1944-2020
Fri, Mar 6th 2020 04:00 pm
Father Andrew Tu Minh Nguyen, who has served the Vietnamese Community of Western New York since 2001, died March 3, 2020. He was 75.
St. Joseph University Parish offers human trafficking information session
Fri, Mar 6th 2020 10:00 am
It goes on under our noses, in the back rooms of Mexican restaurants, in the basements of tenements, in the farms of the Southern Tier.
Sister Rosina Amicon, OSF, 1930-2020
Wed, Mar 4th 2020 03:00 pm
Sister Rosina Amicon, who served as a teacher and home health care aide, died March 2, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. She was 90.