The members of Family #32 met at their first family event, a Mass on the Grass held at St. Andrew Parish in Sloan. The Aug. 26 event saw a cook out and pot luck dishes from the family members. There was great fellowship, fantastic food and two tables jam packed with desserts. An estimated 150 […]
The Diocese of Buffalo will hold a Renewal Mass at OLV National Shrine & Basilica on Aug. 27 beginning at 4 p.m. Please bring your knotted ropes as we will untie one more knot. Watch Bishop Michael W. Fisher explain the details.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish & Diocesan Shrine in Bowmansville will host a special outdoor Mass for the diocese in their grotto specifically dedicated to the message of Our Lady of Fatima, followed by a procession with the rosary and statue of Our Lady on the 13th of every month from May to October. The […]
Sister Bridget Connor, a Grey Nun of the Sacred Heart and a native of Philadelphia, is hosting her art exhibition and sale for the benefit of the Asylee Women Enterprise of Baltimore. The showing takes place Saturday, Sept. 9 from 3:30-7 p.m. at St. Joseph University Church, 3269 Main St., Buffalo. AWE journeys with asylum […]
Father Bryan Zielenieski, vicar for Renewal and Development, answers questions that came directly from concerned parishioners in the latest Renewal video.
LACKAWANNA — Traditions, community and celebrations marked Father Baker Day at OLV National Shrine & Basilica on July 30. Msgr. David LiPuma, pastor and rector, joined by 1,000 guests celebrated the annual Father Baker Day Mass at noon. At the end of the service, a commemorative wreath was placed at Father Baker’s tomb in the […]
Blessed Trinity Church, a Buffalo Landmark since 1977, is observing the centennial of the laying of its cornerstone on Sunday, Aug. 6. Father Robert L. Gebhard Jr., senior parochial vicar, will conclude the 10 a.m. Mass with an outdoor rededication ceremony commemorating the original dedication by Bishop William Turner on Aug. 7, 1923. The anniversary […]
Seven pastors and moderators, and one rector, took part in the Road to Renewal second cohort training at Canisius College on July 19. Guest speaker Dr. Scott Isaksen, along with Diocesan Human Resources director Tracy Saari, vicar for Renewal and Development Father Bryan Zielenieski, and Deacon Greg Moran, director for organizational development and strategic planning, […]
Father Bryan Zielenieski, vicar for Renewal and Development for the Diocese of Buffalo, answer’s “What now?” as the diocese’s Families of Parishes continue to take shape.
SWORMVILLE — For 174 years, St. Mary’s Church community in the hamlet of Swormville, nestled on Transit Road in East Amherst, has held an annual picnic. This year’s event, held July 22 and 23, will be the 12th picnic weekend to include the Chowder Chase 5K Run/3K Walk. Held on Saturday at 7 p.m., the […]