Category Archive: Buffalo

Jun 24

Last Dance

Friday was my last work day at St Joseph University Church. And I’m doing a lot of reminiscing. Mostly about some first experiences and impressions here in Buffalo. Two stand out in my memory. I stepped off the plane with my wife for the weekend interview. It was a free trip to the Falls at …

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Feb 27

Papal Madness: Hayes vs. Fr. James Martin, SJ


Busted Halo is running a Papal Madness Tourney with various people from all kinds of backgrounds in the running for the Pope. Obviously, we’re having some fun with this with folks in the Media/Politics Region (like Stephen Colbert and Sean Hannity), the music region (like Bruce Springsteen and Michael BublĂ©), the Hollywood Region (Martin Sheen, …

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Feb 08

Rangers Reporter and Fordham’s Own John Giannone Takes Puck to the Face


Ouch watch this: The guy’s a gamer, breaks open the bridge to his nose and does a live shot with blood dripping down his face. Now THAT’S HOCKEY. John’s a good guy and a former colleague. I used to have him on every Saturday with Richard Neer to talk all kinds of things, but mostly …

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Oct 24

My Adopted City

Tonight I’m headed to see a short documentary-like film about University Heights, the neighborhood that my parish sits in here in Buffalo. It’s a gala event and after working hard in the neighborhood on our Help the Heights programs this year, I’m really looking forward to learning a bit more about “The Heights.” Many people …

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Sep 20

A tailgate, a ballgame and a good friend

Last night I went to the UB football game and the tailgate before hand the news caught me on camera..see if you can find me. The guy walking and talking on his cell phone is Fr. Tom Gibbons who came down for a brief visit. Unfortunately the Bulls couldn’t pull one out against Kent State …

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Aug 03

Bishop Malone’s News Conference

Our new Bishop in Buffalo has arrived. His installation is next week but here’s his opening news conference live:

Jun 14

Pray for Abused Women Today

As the story continues to unfold regarding the ECMC murder yesterday details unfold that the criminal and coward who shot a 33 year old woman was abusing her for a long time when they were in a relationship. The victim, Jackie Wisniewski, 33, a single mother from West Seneca who was looking forward to her …

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Jun 13

And Deliver Buffalo from Evil…


A shooting occurred at Eric County Med Center (ECMC) this morning here in Buffalo. Many of my medical students do rotations there, so I’m obviously quite concerned for them. Some details from the Buffalo News: Buffalo police are looking for a prominent trauma surgeon in connection with the fatal shooting this morning of a woman …

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May 29

New Buffalo Bishop Malone Googles God


Habamus Epicoparium! Which is my best attempt at bad latin to say “We have a new Bishop in Buffalo. It’s the now former Bishop of Portland, Maine Bishop Richard Malone, ThD. When asked what he knew about Buffalo he talked about some general knowledge that he had known about Buffalo but then said… “Google then …

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May 29

Serving God’s People for 40 Years


It’s ordination season as you know. I was gifted to attend the ordination of 3 good friends in New York and catch up with some of my old Paulist colleagues. But closer to my new Buffalo home, we are celebrating 40 years of priesthood for our beloved pastor, Fr. Jack Ledwon. He claims that our …

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