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Photo Gallery: Saint Adalbert Basilica – 04/23/2016

Saint Adalbert Basilica

Saint Adalbert Basilica held its annual namesake’s feast day Mass on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in conjunction with the Am-Pol Eagle’s citizens of the year award ceremony at the church. This pairing has been going on for a few years now….
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Photo Gallery: Broadway Market Collages


As I was going through my PC tonight, I stumbled upon a folder called Broadway Market collages. These were probably shared at some point either here on the website or on Facebook. But just looking at them made me want…
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Photos: Saint Ann’s Church and Shrine – 04/07/2016


I had two purposes yesterday when I stopped at at Saint Ann’s Church and Shrine on Broadway yesterday. One, to take some photos of it. Two, to put up a tape sign on the fence surrounding the front of church….
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A Profile of the King Urban Life Center

The main church was once home to Buffalo's first charter school

In 1983, the building of Our Lady of Sorrows Church on Genesee St. was declared by the Diocese of Buffalo to be in danger of a structural collapse. Thirty-three years later, the church is unfortunately gone, but the building still…
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Some Videos from Holy Week and Easter

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These are videos from Easter Sunday at Corpus Christi Church, Saint John Kanty Church, and Saint Luke’s Mission of Mercy highlighting Holy Week and Easter at churches in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia. They capture the essence of the Easter season….
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Photos: How incredible is Saint Ann’s Church in Buffalo? This incredible!

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As Saint Ann’s Church an Shrine remains in limbo, I thought it was a good opportunity to visually remind people how absolutely stunning this East Side landmark is on the inside. Or maybe you have never been inside. This church…
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Video: A Polka Song About the Broadway Market

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‎Craig Nowakowski was kind enough to share a video from YouTube featuring a song about the Broadway Market put together in 2002 on BFA’s Facebook page. From his post: For everyone visiting the neighborhood market to prepare for Easter, this song’s…
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Video: Those Idiots at Pussy Willow Park – Dyngus Day

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Those Idiots are synonymous with Dyngus Day in Buffalo. Their brand of hybrid-polka has been a hit for a long time now. They perform traditional polka music and also add polka twists to modern pop music. The Buffalo News captured…
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Good Friday Stations of the Cross at St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy, 2015

For years it has been my family tradition to participate in Good Friday Stations of the Cross at St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy. I am sorely missing it this year, but my thoughts and prayers are with all of you…
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Photo Gallery: One Night & Seven Churches – Holy Thursday – 2016

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Make no mistake, I like taking photos and sharing them with you. But on nights like Holy Thursday, I have to strike the balance between praying and shooting photos. I hope I pulled off that balance last night. Holy Thursday…
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Additional Photos: The Holy Thursday Pilgrimage, 2015

For years I have participated in the annual Holy Thursday Pilgrimage to seven churches. As a Catholic I find it one of the deepest spiritual experiences I have ever known: the feeling of accompanying Jesus on his horrific night in…
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Old school Broadway Market and Redlinski’s photos

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A few years ago, Mark Redlinski shared some wonderful old picture of Redlinki’s and the Broadway Market. They are wonderful, and we like to re-share them around Easter. Though Redlinksi Meats is no longer in the Broadway Market, they continue to…
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