Priests, deacons and the faithful gathered together at St. Joseph Cathedral for the Chrism Mass on Tuesday, April 12 where the priests of the Diocese renewed their priestly promises and the holy oils that will be used across the Diocese were blessed by Bishop Michael W. Fisher.
Notre Dame Academy has found a way to mix Christian service with the more secular side of Easter, coloring eggs. The pre-K 3 students of the South Buffalo regional school colored 10 dozen eggs to donate to the Our Lady of Charity food program. Our Lady of Charity Parish started a dinner program five years […]
Driving through South Buffalo, one will notice 14 crosses strategically placed in front of many area landmarks. With Easter coming, these “Stations on the Go” provide a way for all people to pray the Stations of the Cross. Visitors may drive, bike or walk to the crosses, scan a QR code for a prayer written […]
Bishop Michael W. Fisher delivers his Easter homily at St. Joseph Cathedral on April 3. The bishop reminded us that the resurrection of Jesus is the foundation of the Catholic faith. Photo by Patrick J. Buechi Bishop Michael Fisher celebrated his first Easter Mass as shepherd of Buffalo on the warm spring morning of April 4. […]
During the Easter vigil Mass, the congregation of St. Joseph Cathedral hold candles to represent the light Jesus brings into the darkness of our lives. Photo by Nicole Dzimira. Easter is a time for rebirth and renewal. Outside we see the warmth of spring coming in and allowing flowers and trees to bloom again. Inside […]
Holy Thursday is the beginning of the Paschal Triduum, the most sacred days of the liturgical calendar. Photos | David Chriswell
Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, dean of the College of Cardinals, presides over Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/events/event.dir.html/content/vaticanevents/en/2021/4/1/coena-domini.html Good Friday – Celebration of the Passion of the Lord at St. Peter’s Basilica https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/events/event.dir.html/content/vaticanevents/en/2021/4/2/celebrazione-passionedelsignore.html Pope Francis presides over The Way of the Cross on Good Friday at St. Peter’s Square https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/events/event.dir.html/content/vaticanevents/en/2021/4/2/via-crucis.html
Photos from the Chrism Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Buffalo. Priests across the Diocese join Bishop Michael W. Fisher as he blessed the Oil of Catechumens, the Oil of the Sick, and consecrate the Sacred Chrism for the upcoming year. Photos by David Chriswell.
Pre-K 3 students act out the first Station of the Cross. All the students from Christ the King School in Snyder took part in the Stations for a special Lenten video. With the pandemic limiting school gatherings, Christ the King School in Snyder had to improvise its Stations of the Cross prayer service for 2021. […]
Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week as Catholics across the world commemorate and remember the last week of Jesus’ life. All liturgies at St. Joseph Cathedral will be live-streamed on their Youtube Channel during Holy Week.