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Corpus Christi Church’s Holy Week and Easter Schedule

HOLY WEEK 2017 Palm Sunday April 9th 9:30 A.M. Mass (English) 11:00 A.M. Mass (Polish/English) Holy Thursday April 13th 6 P.M. Mass of the Last Supper (Polish/English) Adoration until 10 p.m. Good Friday April 14th 9 A.M. Morning Prayer 3…
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Photo: Polish Constitution Day in Broadway-Fillmore, 05/03/1943

BFA friend Bill Blake sent along this photo while going through some archived newspapers. It is of Polish Constitution Day in Broadway-Fillmore from 1943. Click on image for full view… The Polish Constitution is a big deal, here’s why. The constitution…
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Last weekend for St. John Kanty’s homemade Pierogi and Placek sale

East Buffalo’s Pierogi Queen posted this today on Facebook. Saint John Kanty’s annual Pierogi and Placek sale during lent is a huge fundraiser for the church, and this coming weekend is the last opportunity you will have to purchase either…
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St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy needs candy for their Easter baskets

Saint Luke’s Mission of Mercy is in urgent need of Easter candy for the baskets they distribute. From their website: Our Easter Baskets need lots more candy. Please help us by bringing individually wrapped candy (bars, eggs, etc), jelly beans &…
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Dyngus Day returns to the Central Terminal

It’s great to see a Dyngus Day party back at the Central Terminal this year. Dyngus Day at the Central Terminal, April 17 from 5 PM to 11 PM. Music from Those Idiots. Performances by the Polish Heritage Dancers. Traditional…
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Neighborhood Clean up – Saturday, May 20th

The Greater Eastside Block Club Fields of Dreams Associations is holding a neighborhood clean up on May, 20th. Click here for Facebook event page—>

Saint Adalbert Basilica’s Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Broadway Market – Easter Season Saturday, April 1 – Saturday, April 15, 2017 Look for St. Adalbert Basilica’s booth at the Broadway Market during Easter time. We will be selling St. Adalbert logo items, crafts and our famous chocolate “Last Suppers”….
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Special Pisanki Made in Poland from Corpus Christi Church

A nice idea from Corpus Christi for Easter. From Corpus Christi Church’s website: Special pisanki made in Poland are being offered by Corpus Christi Church from now through Easter. The cost is $10 each. They comes in a decorative package, and…
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View Three Dyngus Day Guides…That’s Right, THREE

You know Buffalo us the Dyngus Day capital of the world when the region has three different Dyngus Day guides to help you plan your DD! Click here to view guide from the Am-Pol Eagle—> Click here to view the…
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Farmer Pirates May Day Festival at Common Roots Farm April 30th

Join the Farmer Pirates on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 from 2-6pm as host a May Day Festival to celebrate spring! Bring a dish to pass and be prepared to dance around the Maypole. Common Roots Farm is located at 309…
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AM-POL Eagle: The Broadway Market, Still surviving after all these years

(by Thomas Tarapacki) It’s that time of year again – thousands of shoppers are coming into Buffalo’s East Side and packing the Broadway Market during the Easter season. It’s also the time when people ask the question: “Why don’t some…
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Seven Churches in Polonia on Holy Thursday via Bike? Say hello to the Holy Roll!

Some of the regular participants in the hugely successful Slow Roll Buffalo have gotten together and organized a ‘Holy Roll’ for the traditional seven churches Holy Thursday visitation on April 13th, 2017. The group will visit churches in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia…
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