March 14, 2012 will begin the 15th season of “Our Daily Bread.” It’s been 15 years of delicious foods, crazy kitchens – where stoves don’t work, and paint cans are used to heighten tables, and hilarious mishaps regularly ensue.
Father Edmund N. Leising, OMI, has been working in Brazil for most of his lifetime training the poor to create a self-sustainable world that thrives and embodies Christianity’s greatest teachings of love and community.
Thanksgiving Day typically finds Bishop Edward U. Kmiec enjoying some quiet time with his family and watching football. That will not be the case this year. The bishop will be preparing to sit down with Pope Benedict XVI for a private meeting, most likely his final formal conversation with the Holy Father before Bishop Kmiec retires.
Located near the shoreline of Lake Erie in Hamburg, the people of St. Mary of the Lake Parish and School recently restructured their educational and faith formation goals, bringing all the elements together under one umbrella to strengthen their community.
The complete November 2011 edition of the Western New York Catholic, which includes stories about the new Roman Missal, a parish-school partnership that establishes a new educational philosophy and a fresh approach to youth ministry, is now available online.
I offer my reflections about Bishop Edward U. Kmiec while in the position of serving as his “point man,” as he has dubbed me during the past seven years of his administration as bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo.