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St. Joseph Cathedral Christmas schedule

  Thu, Dec 13th 2018 04:00 pm Office of Communications St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., Buffalo, has scheduled a number of celebrations during the Advent and Christmas seasons. Monday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. – Lessons & Carols Monday, Dec. 24, 4:30 p.m. – Vigil Mass of the Nativity; 11:30 p.m. – Music – Choir & Brass Tuesday, Dec. 25, Midnight – Mass of the Nativity, Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Th.D., celebrant; 10:30 a.m....

Catholic Myth-busters: Immaculate Conception edition

On Dec. 8, the Church celebrates the feast of the Immaculate Conception (it’s a Holy Day of Obligation, so make sure you get to Mass)! There are three common misconceptions about this feast day in particular that we’d like to bust wide open. Myth #1: This is about Jesus’ conception Nope. The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception celebrates Mary’s Immaculate Conception – the fact that from her conception in the womb of her mother, St....

Jesus painting survives church fire unscathed

Screenshot. Religious articles seem to have an uncanny knack for surviving natural disasters. While an “inferno” burnt down an 1800’s-era Baptist church in Wakefield, Mass., one thing survived basically unscathed – a large painting of Jesus Christ. “I’m personally taking it as a sign and a reminder that the Jesus, the Christ that we serve is still alive and even though our church building is gone our church is here and the God we serve...