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'Our Daily Bread' talks Ten Commandments
Fri, Oct 7th 2016 11:00 am
This month, we will be featuring an encore episode of "Our Daily Bread," hosted by Father Paul D. Seil, who will be talking about the Ten Commandments and how they set the tone for one to live a sound, moral life in the Catholic tradition, as well as what people know about the commandments.
MSM rocks out with battle of the bands
Thu, Oct 6th 2016 03:30 pm
Teenagers throughout Kenmore showed that they were indeed ready to rock when they attended Mountstock. Six bands competed at Mount St. Mary Academy's ninth annual battle of the bands competition on Oct. 1. The winning band, Identical Difference, took home a $200 gift certificate to Guitar Center.
Two countries come together for pro-life musical event
Tue, Sep 27th 2016 08:00 am
Music and the love for life will bridge two countries and two coasts the weekend of Oct. 1-2, as Father Bill Quinlivan and friends will offer a special musical event to honor the pro-life cause.
WNYCatholic Weekly Podcast September 18
Sun, Sep 18th 2016 08:00 am
Father Bill Quinlivan discusses a Living Rosary for Life taking place on both sides of the border.
"Our Daily Bread" host, crew go for a ride in the country
Thu, Sep 8th 2016 01:00 pm
This month on "Our Daily Bread," host Father Paul D. Seil takes a ride out to Arcade, located in the southwest corner of Wyoming County.
Elma parish holds annual summer picnic
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 08:00 am
A weekend filled with live music, classic cars, numerous raffles and delicious food offerings will highlight the 79th annual summer picnic at the Church of the Annunciation, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. The event kicks off on Friday, Aug. 19, and concludes with a grand drawing the evening of Sunday, Aug. 21.
'Our Daily Bread' gives refresher on Ten Commandments
Thu, Aug 11th 2016 08:00 am
On this month's episode of "Our Daily Bread," the show's host, Father Paul D. Seil, will be talking about the Ten Commandments and how they set the tone for one to live a sound life in the Catholic tradition.
'Burgers, Brews and Blues' supports community's ministries
Tue, Aug 9th 2016 09:00 am
WILLIAMSVILLE — The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will host their inaugural "Burgers, Brews and Blues" summer fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at St. Mary of the Angels at 201 Reist St. Event proceeds will benefit the sisters' important ministries throughout Western New York and beyond.
Blessed Mary Angela continues summer festival tradition
Tue, Aug 9th 2016 09:00 am
Blessed Mary Angela Parish in Dunkirk continues a Southern Tier tradition of holding a summer gathering that predates the merged parish's current name. Formerly St. Hedwig and St. Hyacinth, Blessed Mary Angela's annual lawn fete will take place from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14.
WNYCatholic Weekly Podcast July 31
Sun, Jul 31st 2016 05:00 pm
On this week's show we talk about Burgers, Brews and Blues, a fundraiser for the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities on Tuesday August 14 at their St. Mary of the Angels center, 201 Reist St. in Williamsville.
Music, games and food highlight Summerfest
Mon, Jul 25th 2016 02:00 pm
The Our Lady of Charity Parish "Summerfest" will take place from Thursday, July 28, through Saturday, July 30, at St. Ambrose located at 65 Ridgewood Road, Buffalo. The annual event benefits the entire parish, which includes the former parishes of St. Ambrose, Holy Family and St. Agatha.
Orchard Park parish holds 24th annual lawn fete
Tue, Jul 19th 2016 09:00 am
One of the highlights of summer in the Southtowns each year is the lawn fete at St. John Vianney Parish in Orchard Park. The 24th annual event will take place from Friday, July 22, to Sunday, July 24. The lawn fete will run on Friday and Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 10 p.m.
Parish community drives success of annual lawn fete
Wed, Jul 13th 2016 09:00 am
Living out the mission as a community of believers within the greater Lake View community is very clear when looking at the schedule for the weekend lawn fete which begins Friday, July 15.
The story behind the Catholic Church in the United States
Tue, Jul 5th 2016 02:00 pm
WASHINGTON, DC (CNA/EWTN News) - Both the Catholic Church and the tradition of religious freedom can trace their roots in the United States to the earliest days of the founding of Maryland, says a new documentary premiering on EWTN over the Fourth of July Weekend.
Arroyo gives his account of Mother Angelica's final years
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 12:00 pm
Raymond Arroyo, longtime right hand man for Mother Angelica, tells the rest of the story about the woman who created the Catholic broadcast empire known as EWTN.
A Sunday Mass for the hearing impaired
Thu, Jun 9th 2016 09:00 am
As a child, I was taught to listen. This was vitally important at home, at school, and especially at Mass. Today, as the transcriptionist for Daybreak Productions, I am charged with the task of listening to audio files of the Sunday Televised Mass and writing a transcript that is used for Closed Captioning the Mass for the hearing impaired. I'm happy to say that, unlike algebra and perfect penmanship, acquiring the skill of active listening has proven very useful indeed.
Diocesan radio director recalls Ramblin' Lou's legacy
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 09:00 am
Before he passed away this year, Ramblin' Lou Schriver, nicknamed "Western New York's Father of Country Music," was known for having an impact on not only country music, but also radio and broadcasting.
'Our Daily Bread' praises youth and young adult ministry
Wed, Jun 8th 2016 09:00 am
In the Gospel of Matthew 19:14, we read the following: "Jesus said, 'Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.'"
St. Joseph Cathedral documentary airing Memorial Day
Fri, May 27th 2016 07:00 am
Daybreak TV Productions has re-produced "St. Joseph Cathedral," the 30-minute documentary that chronicles the history of Buffalo's Catholic cathedral and its role in the Diocese of Buffalo. WKBW-TV Channel 7 will air the documentary on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, at 10:30 a.m.
Catholic Charities to close 2016 appeal with special concert
Mon, May 23rd 2016 08:00 am
Catholic Charities of Buffalo, along with sponsor LPCiminelli, announced an evening of music featuring the classical crossover-operatic pop trio Forte Tenors at Kleinhans Music Hall on Thursday, June 30, at 7 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities' 2016 Appeal, which concludes the same day.
Psalm 151 brings contemporary music to parish Mass
Fri, May 20th 2016 04:00 pm
The Second Vatican Council Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy speaks of the power of music in the Catholic Church. Musician John Michael Talbot echoed that notion to the Western New York Catholic last month. St. Amelia Parish in Tonawanda has a band that proves that music enhances worship.
Hilbert College to host summer camp for aspiring filmmakers
Wed, May 18th 2016 09:00 am
HAMBURG — Hilbert College's Digital Media and Communication Department will host a Summer Film Camp for students in grades six to 10. Campers will work together to write, direct and shoot their very own short film.
Mount St. Mary Academy announces 2016 summer camps
Wed, May 18th 2016 09:00 am
KENMORE — Mount St. Mary Academy will present "Summer Sessions 2016" for girls entering grades five to eight. The program, running Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school, will include a combination of athletic, arts and educational sessions.
Recapping the 20 year history of 'Our Daily Bread'
Thu, May 12th 2016 09:15 am
The first episode of "Our Daily Bread" aired in 1996 and featured the St. Vincent de Paul dining room on Main Street in Buffalo. During that time, the show was hosted by two women religious: Sister Bernadette O'Kulicz, FSSJ; and Sister Barbara Cirico, RSM.
Concert to honor legacy of Sister Karen Klimczak
Tue, May 3rd 2016 12:00 pm
A memorial concert in honor of Sister Karen Klimczak, SSJ, will take place SS. Columba-Brigid Church, 75 Hickory St., Buffalo (between Clinton Street and North Division), on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
Author tells of Sister Mechtilde's vocation story
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 09:00 am
Fans of the recent book, "The South Buffalo Boy Who Became Bishop," will enjoy the follow up, "The South Buffalo Girl Who Built a Hospital." Author Mariam R. Shannon again sets out to make a vocation book for children using local heroes and stories. This one tells the story of Anna Margaret O'Connor, who, like Bishop Joseph Burke, was born in South Buffalo to Irish immigrant parents and went on to accomplish great things after joining the religious life.
Sisters of St. Francis to host food, wine tasting
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 09:00 am
WILLIAMSVILLE — The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will host their 14th annual "Food & Wine Tasting" on Tuesday, May 3, at St. Mary of the Angels, 201 Reist St., Williamsville. The tasting will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., and all proceeds will benefit the sisters' important ministries throughout Western New York and beyond.
John Michael Talbot comes to St. Martin of Tours
Wed, Apr 27th 2016 08:55 am
Grammy-winning Catholic musician John Michael Talbot will come to Buffalo for a two-day ministry next month. The accomplished singer, author and television host will mix singing with preaching at St. Martin of Tours Parish in Buffalo May 16-17. Both days' events begin at 7 p.m.
Documentary on Divine Mercy image comes to Tonawanda
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 08:00 am
Blessed Sacrament Parish in Tonawanda will host a screening of "The Original Image of Divine Mercy." The documentary tells the story of the actual painting of the Divine Mercy image as described by St. Faustina Kowalska from a vision of Jesus Christ.
Students to be featured in hospital's art mosaic
Thu, Apr 21st 2016 11:00 am
EAST AURORA — When patients, family members, and visitors walk into the future John R. Oishei Children's Hospital, they will be greeted by 10,000 smiles. These smiles will be in the hospital's community art mosaic.
Exhibit to display artwork of religious
Tue, Apr 12th 2016 10:00 am
The committee for Consecrated Life of the Diocese of Buffalo is again assembling a collection of work to exhibit the talents of religious sisters, brothers, and priests.
'Our Daily Bread' celebrates 20 years
Thu, Apr 7th 2016 09:00 am
The first episode of "Our Daily Bread" aired in 1996 and featured the St. Vincent de Paul dining room on Main Street in Buffalo. During that time, the show was hosted by two women religious: Sister Bernadette O'Kulicz, FSSJ; and Sister Barbara Cirico, RSM. These two spirited women religious cooked in kitchens all over our diocese. They visited the Tuscarora Indian Reservation, St. Mary of the Angels Parish in Olean, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Dunkirk, St. Mary's in Cattaraugus and many parishes in between.
Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN, dies on Easter
Sun, Mar 27th 2016 08:00 pm
IRONDALE, ALA. (CNA/EWTN News) - The Catholic Church in the United States has lost the Poor Clare nun who changed the face of Catholicism in the United States and around the world.
Reflecting on Sister Karen's life 10 years later
Fri, Mar 11th 2016 08:00 am
Sister Karen Klimczak, SSJ, was a Sister of St. Joseph who devoted her life to prison ministry in Buffalo, where she offered troubled men a second chance to become productive members of society.
St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Swing Choir wins national award
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 02:15 pm
The Lasallian Association of Secondary School Chief Administrators (LASSCA) presented its Brother Michael Collins Award for Excellence to the St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Swing Choir, during its conference on Feb. 21, in San Antonio, Texas.
St. John Paul II documentary to air on WNED on Monday, March 7th
Wed, Mar 2nd 2016 02:00 pm
One of history's greatest examples of the triumph of spiritual power over violence and oppression is vividly recounted in "Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism," a new documentary film that poignantly captures the intricate role played by St. John Paul II in the fall of Communism and the liberation of Poland and Eastern Europe. The program will air on WNED-TV on Monday, March 7 at 8 p.m.
Local artist's crucifixion will hang at Buff State Newman Center
Wed, Feb 17th 2016 02:25 pm
The Buffalo State College Newman Center will host a unique painting by a local artist during Lent. Henry Schmidt's "Christ, A Point of View" will hang in the chapel Feb. 10-March 25. The artist himself will give a talk about his work Feb. 17, at 7 p.m.
Mount St. Mary Academy plays it cool at high school jazz fest
Tue, Feb 2nd 2016 11:00 am
Mount St. Mary Academy teamed up with area schools in the spirit of jazz. Three Catholic high schools and three public high schools played on the same bill at a jazz festival at Banchetti by Rizzo's, Saturday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 p.m.
Book recalls mother's never-ending faith in face of crisis
Mon, Dec 21st 2015 02:00 pm
Michael O'Brien wrote "Love is Stronger Than Pain," so that a life lived would end up a legacy remembered.
Canisius High School showcases music and art for Christmas
Fri, Dec 11th 2015 09:30 am
Being a part of a team at school often brings to mind sports teams, but Canisius High School Fine Arts Department Chair Kevin Durkin points out that the school's music programs could be considered teams as well.