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Local art and architecture inspire devotion
23 hours ago by CECILIA DRISCOLL

With the arrival of spring, hopeful pilgrims may plan for travel to distant shrines. Two local Catholics, Mary Holland and Bill Koch would like to draw attention to treasures right at hand. 


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Bishop Malone: Open wide your heart for Easter
2 days ago by BISHOP RICHARD J. MALONE

A lot of folks on Easter will enjoy Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies and maybe some new clothes. Nothing wrong with that. But how many will give any real thought to the Resurrection of Christ from the dead ... and to its radical meaning for their lives?


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Diocese renews itself with Chrism Mass
2 days ago by MARK CIEMCIOCH

Although it is not a Holy Day of Obligation, the annual Chrism Mass during Holy Week is one of the most important dates of the Catholic year, as priests joined Bishop Richard J. Malone at St. Joseph Cathedral Tuesday night to renew themselves.


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Catholic Charities Appeal raises $8.88 Million
3 days ago by PATRICK J. BUECHI

Bishop Richard J. Malone announced that Catholic Charities of Buffalo has raised $8,886,816.65 as of April 15 for Appeal 2014. This marks 82.3 percent of the final goal of $10.8 million.

 

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Prayer room introduces St. John Paul II to diocese
3 days ago by PATRICK J. BUECHI

With Blessed John Paul II’s canonization taking place April 27, Father Czeslaw M. Krysa has commemorated the late pope’s last visit to Buffalo by designating a room in the rectory of St. Casimir Church as the Papal Prayer Room.  


 

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A new diocesan commission has been formed to implement one of Bishop Richard J. Malone’s initiatives, New Evangelization. The Commission for Promotion of the New Evangelization is seeking to find ways to engage and reengage Catholics who may have fallen away from the Church.


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Importance of papacy hot topic for April's 'Our Daily Bread'
Friday, April 11, 2014 by PAULA DEANGELIS

The pope can be defined as the bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. The history of the papacy spans from the time of St. Peter to the present day. 


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