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Celebrate Feast of Saint Adalbert and Am-Pol Eagle Awards at Basilica

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Saint Adalbert Basilica will be hosting a special Mass this weekend celebrating the Feast Day of its namesake and honoring the 2013 Am-Pol Eagle citizens of the year award recipients.

The Mass starts at 5:30pm and will be celebrated by Bishop Edward Grosz.

Refreshments will be served afterward.

http://saintadalbertbasilica.org/

Special Services at Saint Stan’s for the Canonization of John Paul the Great

1john_paul_iiAll are welcome to join the parish community at Saint Stan’s in special services, as they celebrate the Canonization of John Paul The Great on Sunday, April 27, 2014.

The celebration will start with 9:00am Mass followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet, Litany to John Paul the Great and adoration to the relic. The celebration will end with 12:00 Noon Mass, also followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet and Litany to the John Paul the Great.

Light refreshments will follow after each Mass in the Marian Hall.

http://ststansbuffalo.com/

Old World Easter Feasting At Buffalo’s Historic Broadway Market

Butter Lambs, or Baranek wielkanocny in Polish

(Karen Seiger – Markets of  New York) I heard the stories about Buffalo’s Broadway Market from when my father-in-law was a kid. Growing up in the Polish neighborhood on the east side of town, Fred told stories of how beautiful and vibrant the market used to be in the 1930’s and ‘40’s. James used to go shopping there with his grandma, who never forgot her tote bag.

The Broadway Market opened in 1888 to serve the new wave of European immigrants coming to settle in Buffalo, NY. Generations of Buffalonians feel deep connections to this institution, especially within the Polish American community. Today, the market remains open year-round, although it is much smaller and not nearly as bustling as it used to be before the advent of suburbs and grocery stores. That is, until Easter rolls around!

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