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The Central Termin8or is this weekend!

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The Central Termin8er Bike Race and Festival is June 3-5, 2016, held at the iconic Central Terminal, promises to be something Buffalo has never seen before.  The event will be a reinterpretation of urban cycling for the Western New York…
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Photo Gallery: Slavic Soul at Corpus Christi Church


Corpus Christi weekend began last night with an exquisite concert by the Camerata Di Sant’ Antonio, an acclaimed professional chamber orchestra under the direction of Christopher Weber. This concert, entitled “Slavic Soul,” featured pieces by Polish, Czech and Bulgarian composers…
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Saint John Kanty’s Summerfest is on Sunday, June 5th


On Sunday, June 5, St John Kanty Church will be hosting their annual Summerfest, rain or shine! It starts with a Polka Mass at 10:30am by Rare Vintage, then come down to Kanty’s Kitchen in the former school hall for a…
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Photo Gallery: Saint Ann’s Church and Shrine Buffalo

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This is just a random set of Saint Ann’s photos. As the church continues to sit in limbo, it’s important to draw as much attention to the building as possible. The Buffalo Diocese continues to stand by its decision to…
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Video: Filming of Marshall Gives a Boost to Buffalo Central Terminal


And more good news for the Central Terminal today. The building is receiving some improvements from filmmakers behind the movie “Marshall’ being shot at sites in and around Buffalo and Western New York. From WGRZ: Filmmakers are spending $70,000 on…
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Fingers, toes, arms, and legs crossed — Designated developer named for Central Terminal

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The Buffalo Central Terminal has named Canadian real estate investor Harry Stinson as the designated developer for the iconic East Buffalo landmark. Stinson’s interest in the Terminal was made public in December of 2015. This news is both exciting and taken…
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Photo Gallery: 2015 Corpus Christi Procession in East Buffalo’s Polonia


As Corpus Christi weekend approaches, here are some photos and video from last year’s Corpus Christi procession. Corpus Christi Church has been organizing the procession between Saint Stan’s and Corpus Christi for a decade now. It’s a great event. Visit…
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Bishop Malone to Lead Corpus Christi Procession in East Buffalo’s Polonia


Bishop Richard J. Malone will lead this year’s multi-parish Corpus Christi procession between two historic Polonia churches on Sunday, May 29. The half-mile procession will begin at 1:15 p.m. from in front of St. Stanislaus Church, proceed to 4 outdoor…
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Photo Gallery: Saint John Kanty Church, East Buffalo – 05/22/2016

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My home church in the neighborhood is Saint John Kanty. Countless family members belonged to the parish over the years. When my time on Earth over, my funeral will be here. And though fires in the 1940s and 1950s took…
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May 15th Bulletins for Corpus Christi and Saint John Kanty Churches


Here are the latest bulletins from Saint John Kanty and Corpus Christi churches. Each bulletin is in PDF format and click on the church’s name below to view.   Saint John Kanty—> Corpus Christi—> Support our neighborhood churches!

Letter to the Buffalo News: Make an effort to save lovely St. Ann Church

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I don’t know Sandi Russo, but I do know she was spot on in her thinking when she sent this letter to the Buffalo News for publication. Saint Ann’s needs to be saved. Make an effort to save lovely St. Ann…
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Talk and Tour hosted by Slow Food Buffalo at Common Roots and Wilson Street Urban Farms

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Slow Food Buffalo is hosting an event at the Common Roots and Wilson Street Urban farms on Monday, May23rd, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The event will feature: John Deibel, an agronomist who leads the Buffalo Foodscaping Project. Deibel will…
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