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Video: The path of the pączki for neighborhood son Monsignor Robert Golombek

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Monsignor Robert Golombek was a longtime pastor of East Buffalo’s Saint John Kanty Church. He grew up in the neighborhood on Swinburne Street. Every year he orders a lot of pączki from the bakeries at the Broadway Market to take…
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Photos: Pączki Day at the Broadway Market

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I love Pączki Day for two reasons. One, I love pączki. Two, we are heading into Lent and the Easter season. It’s a time when the neighborhood and the market receive a lot of attention. From now until Dyngus Day,…
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My Busia’s Pączki Recipe

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I re-post this on or near Pączki Day every year: You may remember that last year I posted my Babcia’s Polish BBQ Hamburger recipe. In honor of my Busia (RIP) and , I am sharing her recipe with you. The vivid of memories I…
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The Central Termin8er is coming in June

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This looks to be a great event and you can’t but to love something new and innovative going on at the Central Terminal. Mark your calendars for the first week in June as the Central Termin8er hits the neighborhood. Once more…
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WNY Catholic: ‘Team Pierogi’ at St. John Kanty parish prepares for Lent

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The mixer is whirring and the sounds of the kitchen start the day for Team Pierogi, a group of up to 20 women and men who faithfully carry out their role of making pierogi dough for Lent. The making of…
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Ash Wednesday Masses in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia

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Ash Wednesday (02/10/2016) and the beginning of lent is upon us. It is a great opportunity to support the heritage churches of East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia. These are the Mass times for neighborhood churches on Ash Wednesday. Saint Stan’s 12:00…
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Go on a pilgrimage to Poland with the Pastor of Corpus Christi Church

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Join Fr. Michal Czyzewski, Pastor, Corpus Christi Church for a ‘Pilgrimage to Poland’ August 14-25, 2016. The trip will feature stops in: Warsaw Torun Czestochowa (Jasna Gora) Wroclaw Wadowice (birthplace of John Paul II) Zakopane Krakow Shrine of Divine Mercy This is…
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First Thursday Eucharistic Adoration tomorrow at Corpus Christi Church

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Corpus Christi Church’s First Thursday Eucharistic Adoration is tomorrow, February 4th, from 7-10 PM. The church is located at 199 Clark Street in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia. Click here for directions—> For additional information on this national landmark, visit Corpus Christi’s…
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Here are the latest bulletins from Saint Stan’s, Saint John Kanty and Corpus Christi churches

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Here are the latest bulletins from Saint Stan’s, Saint John Kanty and Corpus Christi churches. Each bulletin is in PDF format and click on the church’s name below to view. Saint Saint Stan’s—> http://ststansbuffalo.com/ Saint John Kanty—> http://stjohnkantychurchbuffalo.wordpress.com/ Corpus Christi…
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St. Stan’s Polish Kitchen Pierogi Sale

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St. Stanislaus Church, located in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia, will once again be making homemade Polish pierogi to help support one of the region’s oldest parishes. The price per dozen is $12.00. Cheese, potato with cream cheese and sauerkraut pierogi…
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Buy some pierogi for lent or learn how to polka for Dyngus Day

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World Youth Day 2016 is in Kraków, Poland from July 27-31. It’s worldwide encounter with the Pope which is typically celebrated every three years in a different country. This year a youth group from Saint John the Baptist Church in Alden…
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Bulletins for 01/24/2016 from Corpus Christi, Saint Stan’s, and Saint John Kanty Churches

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Here are the latest bulletins from Saint Stan’s, Saint John Kanty and Corpus Christi churches. Each bulletin is in PDF format and click on the church’s name below to view. Saint Saint Stan’s—> http://ststansbuffalo.com/ Saint John Kanty—> http://stjohnkantychurchbuffalo.wordpress.com/ Corpus Christi…
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