“Sister Justine’s Saint Tales,” the original youth-oriented audio play series continued with episodes on St. Dominic, St. Catherine of Siena, and St. Anthony of Padua, Be sure to visit our official Soundcloud site for new episodes, one released each week.
Unlike some other designated months celebrating many of America’s diverse ethnicities, National Hispanic Heritage Month begins and ends in the middle of the month. The 2023 recognition of Hispanic heritage ended Sunday, Oct. 15. The Diocese of Buffalo officially marked the end of the month with a Mass in St. Anthony Church, Lackawanna. “In this […]
The Office of Cultural Diversity/Social Justice will host two events this October. The annual dinner-dance will celebrate “One Faith Many Cultures,” on Friday, Oct. 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Classics V, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., in Amherst. The event promises to be an evening of fun, dinner, dancing, gift baskets and more. Dinner tickets […]
Bishop Michael W. Fisher has appointed three priests as administrators of diocesan parishes. Father Robert J. Orlowski has been appointed the administrator of Queen of Angels Parish in Lackawanna in addition to his responsibility as pastor of Our Mother of Good Counsel, Blasdell. This became effective May 1. Father Timothy Koester is serving as the […]
Sister Mary Ann Mundy, educator, minister and environmentalist, died on Dec. 1, 2021. She was the daughter of Francis Mundy from Oswego, and Anne Gaffney from Lackawanna, born July 21, 1941. A graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy, Sister Mary Ann entered the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur in 1960, making her perpetual vows […]
Sister Flavia Dampf, former pastoral associate for Blessed Trinity Parish, died Oct. 24, 2020, at the Clarence residence of the Sisters of St. Joseph. She died 96. Born Angelina Dampf to Michael and Augusta (Schneflok) Dampf in Szentgotthard/Rabakethely, northwest of Hungary, in 1924. While she was still a little child, her family immigrated to Toronto. […]