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'Our Daily Bread' examines relics of the past
Fri, May 9th 2014 10:40 am
On this episode of "Our Daily Bread," host Father Paul D. Seil is joined in the kitchen by his classmate Father Michael Burzynski, pastor of St. John Gualbert Parish in Cheektowaga. On the menu: bones.
Swormville parishioner keeps the faith in prayer, teaching and art
Thu, Apr 24th 2014 09:50 am
Involvement and creativity are signature words for Rosanne Saccoccia. A parishioner of St. Mary Parish in Swormville, she is a prayer group member, serves as a lector and teaches a teen Scripture class. She also enjoys working with faith images slowly and deliberately, taking brush to canvas.
Local author raises understanding of Pope Francis
Mon, Mar 17th 2014 01:00 pm
Pope Francis has been much in the news with quotes and anecdotal descriptions since his election last March. For a more complete picture, a biography has recently been published by a Western New York native.
'Our Daily Bread' highlights diocesan organizations
Fri, Mar 7th 2014 11:00 am
This month's "Our Daily Bread" focuses on three diocesan organizations: the Knights of Columbus, the Ladies of Charity and the Knights of St. John. As host, Father Paul D. Seil delves deeper into the history of each of these organizations. He fondly remembers his own experiences with the Knights of Columbus.
Harmonia kickstarts 'Into Light' concerts
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 10:55 am
Long a highlight of the Buffalo Lenten and Christmas seasons, the Harmonia Chamber Singers is embarking on an ambitious new project with a new concert series and Kickstarter campaign.
Father Ribits shares love of art with students at O'Hara
Fri, Feb 21st 2014 10:00 am
Ever since he was a boy, Father Thomas Ribits, OSFS, recalls his love of art, a passion that turned into his life's work.
Spirit-filled art is freely accessible at Castellani Museum
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 09:00 am
Cabin fever on a gray afternoon may be exchanged for open, spacious color along the Niagara escarpment. It's all in a visit to the Castellani Art Museum on the campus of Niagara University. Frequented by local and international visitors, director Katherine Koperski said that for many reasons, it's the most welcoming museum she knows. Admission is free, and there's something for everyone.
'Our Daily Bread' goes to Europe
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 04:00 pm
Host Father Paul D. Seil takes us on a type of travel log through Europe, including Poland, Italy and France, as he talks about pilgrimages on this month's "Our Daily Bread."
Streaming services widen movie choices for families
Fri, Jan 17th 2014 03:00 pm
Over the past few years, online streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu have made hundreds of thousands of hours of content available instantly to anybody with an online connection. Older and newer movies come and go, and couch potatoes can catch up on entire seasons of television shows over a weekend if they so choose. Some people are even cutting the cable cord, relying on high speed Internet to provide them with televised entertainment for a couple of bucks a month.
Daybreak documentary tells how OLV came to be
Tue, Jan 14th 2014 02:00 pm
Our Lady of Victory National Shrine and Basilica, which has stood as a beacon of faith in Lackawanna for nearly 90 years, has stories buried deep inside its walls, not the least of which was the collapse of the famous dome. With payments slow to be made and the architect in Cleveland during much of the construction, how could the jewel of Lackawanna be built in four years? That question and many others will be answered in "Building a Basilica" the hourlong documentary produced by Daybreak TV Productions.
OLV Gift Shop offers a world of blessings
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 01:00 pm
December is a busy time as visitors stream into the Gift Shop of Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna. Reopened adjacent to the Father Baker Museum in October 2009 after major remodeling, it features a well-lit sales floor and a wide variety of religious items.
Book helps to begin and enhance Christmas traditions
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 01:05 pm
As winter dark envelops and cold gathers us in, the Advent season provides an opportunity to experience moments of devotion and illumination. Father Czeslaw Krysa, diocesan director of the Office of Worship and author, has long considered this in relation to the crèche.
Christmas season filled with Daybreak specials
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 09:00 am
Christmas is creeping up fast. Your "to do" list seems to be getting longer instead of shorter. You start to feel jumpy, nervous and, yes, even a bit crabby during this jolly, holiday season. And to top it off ... inevitably you miss a holiday television special that you wait all year to watch.
Father Bill sings the songs of Christmas at Blessed Sacrament
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 09:50 am
The sound of sleigh bells will be heard inside Blessed Sacrament Parish as Father Bill Quinlivan presents his annual Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., at Father Cotter Hall at the Tonawanda church.
Daybreak TV documentary opens doors of faith
Fri, Nov 22nd 2013 09:25 am
Daybreak TV Productions will present a 30-minute program spotlighting the Year of Faith which will air on WKBW-TV Channel 7 on Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. "Opening Doors of Faith" asks the average and some not so average Catholics about Church, prayer and service.
Daybreak TV documentary to tell story of OLV Basilica
Tue, Nov 19th 2013 09:15 am
Daybreak TV Productions has reached out to local talent for the documentary "Building a Basilica." The 60-minute film tells the story of the priest and architect who built a magnificent church to honor the Blessed Mother Mary and will air on WKBW-TV on Jan. 19, 2014, at noon.
St. Luke's Productions brings 'Faustina' to Diocese of Buffalo
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 09:00 am
Inspired by the tale of a 20th-century Polish saint, St. Luke's Productions brings their nationally touring "Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy" one-woman show for three performances in the Diocese of Buffalo in November.
A tapestry in Buffalo may hold pieces of saints
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 03:00 pm
A tapestry in upstate NY may hold pieces of Saints. Plus, in the buildup to the Super Bowl, we'll visit a school that works as a team. And, a Dominican celebration has a home in Brooklyn.